Overwork, stress and poor work-life balance are undermining attempts to improve job quality in the UK according to new research published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
A major survey, “Trust in Leaders 2018”, has examined the level of trust in CEOs in a range of sectors and revealed that the private sector generally scores higher than the public and that local and national government CEOs score worst of all.
Victims of discrimination are being denied their fundamental right to justice, and perpetrators are going unchallenged because of the current legal aid system, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has reported.
Announcing a second wave of further education providers to deliver courses from 2021, Education Secretary Damian Hinds confirmed that new T Level qualifications will become a reality from September 2020.
The huge variety of UK companies and group structures means that one method will not suit all, the Government has said in response to a recommendation that companies should be required to appoint at least one employee representative to their remuneration committee.
The annual cost of school age childcare is £3250 a year in London — an increase of a third in the last decade — and a full week of term-time childcare now costs more than a fifth of earnings from a full-time week of work at the National Minimum Wage.
With new research showing that one in six workers are in insecure, low-paid work, with millions facing cancelled shifts, a lack of stable hours, or short-term contracts, the Living Wage Foundation (LWF) has called for action.
A pilot scheme that will help parents get back into work is being tested in Yorkshire and the Humber and, if successful, will be rolled out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) across the rest of the country.