Low number of sick days in UK a sign of ‘outdated legacy attitudes‘

UK’s average of 5.8 days sick leave last year indicative of how ‘fear and control’ holds sway at many organisations. The post Low number of sick days in UK a sign of... Read more »

Northern Ireland: Stormont emphasises work from home message

Northern Ireland ministers have today reinforced their message for people to work from home “where you can” in an effort… The post Northern Ireland: Stormont emphasises work from home message appeared first... Read more »

Covid-related employment cases: 10 key rulings for employers

Employment tribunals have been deciding coronavirus-related cases throughout 2021. We set out 10 key first-instance rulings related to the pandemic from which employers can learn lessons. The post Covid-related employment cases: 10... Read more »

Workers feel hybrid arrangements don’t suit their preferences

Only 28% of employees feel that the hybrid work models offered by their organisation suit their preferences, despite most offices… The post Workers feel hybrid arrangements don’t suit their preferences appeared first... Read more »

Wales toughens Covid measures and wants more homeworking

Businesses will be encouraged to resume homeworking in Wales as the country’s high Covid infection rates persist. The post Wales toughens Covid measures and wants more homeworking appeared first on Personnel Today. Read more »

Portugal set to pass worker status legislation

The Portuguese government has approved a bill that would see gig economy workers treated as employees with formal contracts and benefits. The post Portugal set to pass worker status legislation appeared first... Read more »

Duchess of Sussex calls for federal paid parental leave in the US

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has written to the US Congress calling for paid leave for parents to be written… The post Duchess of Sussex calls for federal paid parental leave in... Read more »

Culture of sexism at Jeff Bezos’s rocket firm, staff allege

A letter by whistleblowers states ‘Numerous senior leaders have been known to be consistently inappropriate with women.’ The post Culture of sexism at Jeff Bezos’s rocket firm, staff allege appeared first on... Read more »

Dominic Raab: ‘Give asylum seekers wider rights to work’

Raab said that asylum seekers could help alleviate the UK’s labour shortages and that employment would help them integrate into society once granted asylum. The post Dominic Raab: ‘Give asylum seekers wider... Read more »

Thousands of health workers in France suspended for not taking Covid vaccine

Despite rollout success and low Covid case rates, vaccine-hesitant health workers have been suspended without pay. The post Thousands of health workers in France suspended for not taking Covid vaccine appeared first... Read more »
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