US games giant beset by ‘frat boy’ culture, state officials allege

The owner of the Call of Duty and StarCraft games franchises is facing legal action over claims of sexual harassment and discrimination against women. The post US games giant beset by ‘frat... Read more »

Appeal finds indecent image teacher dismissal was fair

A teacher who had been suspected, but not charged, of possessing indecent images of children was fairly dismissed, the Court… The post Appeal finds indecent image teacher dismissal was fair appeared first... Read more »

European court allows employers to ban religious clothing

The ban was justified, said the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, by an employer’s need to present a neutral image. The post European court allows employers to ban religious clothing appeared... Read more »

‘Four-day week’ trials transform Icelandic employment

Trials of reduced working hours have led to new employment contracts for many people in Iceland. The post ‘Four-day week’ trials transform Icelandic employment appeared first on Personnel Today. Read more »

Does IR35 spell the end of contract work?

IR35 reforms in the private sector have posed significant challenges for organisations that want to use contractors for short-term project work. The post Does IR35 spell the end of contract work? appeared... Read more »

Ikea France fined €1m for spying on staff

French subsidiary of Swedish furniture retailer receives €1 million fine for snooping of employees. The post Ikea France fined €1m for spying on staff appeared first on Personnel Today. Read more »

The challenges of building a distributed workforce

‘Micro-multinational’ companies needing to hire skilled workers abroad face a new set of challenges as the Covid crisis endures. Tristan Woods investigates the issues. The post The challenges of building a distributed... Read more »

Employees’ group rejects Apple’s return to office plan

Letter from 80 employees urges Apple leaders to rethink plan to return to office in September – to reflect diversity and inclusion and the success of homeworking. The post Employees’ group rejects... Read more »

MPs critical of government rejection of Uyghur proposals

Elements of the government response to key modern slavery inquiry are ‘ludicrous’ and ‘lacking in credulity’, say MPs. The post MPs critical of government rejection of Uyghur proposals appeared first on Personnel... Read more »

UK skills lag behind Europe in business and tech

Global skills report makes uncomfortable reading for UK businesses and may affect plans to implement hybrid working. The post UK skills lag behind Europe in business and tech appeared first on Personnel... Read more »
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