European Commission to consult over future of gig economy

The European Commission has begun its consultation on the rights of gig economy workers whose labour is governed by digital platforms. The post European Commission to consult over future of gig economy... Read more »

Most US firms ‘just going through the motions’ on inclusion

Diversity and inclusion policies must be part of business strategy and deeply embedded if they are to be effective, finds Josh Bersin study. The post Most US firms ‘just going through the... Read more »

Vaccinations: What are the challenges for global employers?

With vaccination approaches and availability differing between countries, what part can global organisations play in encouraging uptake and countering misinformation? The post Vaccinations: What are the challenges for global employers? appeared first... Read more »

Ireland appeal court judgment restricts use of injunctions in dismissals

The country’s Court of Appeal’s judgment restricts the circumstances under which an injunction against dismissal can be granted to an employee. The post Ireland appeal court judgment restricts use of injunctions in... Read more »

India deal could see more migrant workers enter UK

New trade agreement with India could see more workers from India enter the UK once Covid recedes. The post India deal could see more migrant workers enter UK appeared first on Personnel... Read more »

Diversity, the final frontier: space agency seeks disabled astronaut

The European Space Agency (ESA) is seeking new astronauts for the first time in a decade and D&I is among its major goals. The post Diversity, the final frontier: space agency seeks... Read more »

Lockdown sees employees working harder than normal

More than half of UK employees say they they have been expected to work outside of regular working hours during lockdown; employees in EU may soon benefit from ‘right to disconnect’ rules.... Read more »

Staff don’t expect to return to office before June

Office workers across Europe do not expect to return to the workplace until at least the summer, according to a survey. The post Staff don’t expect to return to office before June... Read more »

Heineken to cut 8,000 jobs worldwide

Brewing giant Heineken has announced plans to cut nearly 10% of its global workforce as the coronavirus pandemic badly affects sales. The post Heineken to cut 8,000 jobs worldwide appeared first on... Read more »

How to keep LGBT employees safe abroad

It may not seem a burning issue right now, but there good reasons for firms to meet the needs of LGBT+ employees who need to travel or be resident abroad. The post... Read more »
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