Keeping quiet about pay

23 January 2020

Nearly a fifth (18%) of workers have been told that they are not allowed to discuss their pay with co-workers, according to new polling published by the TUC and GQR Research.

Bullying and harassment too often overlooked

22 January 2020

We reported recently on new guidance issued by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to provide support for employers in protecting their workforces (see Employers urged to step up and protect staff from harassment).

Coronavirus — implications for business travellers

22 January 2020

A business medical and travel security risk company has highlighted the emerging issues around the Coronavirus, the potentially fatal infection which has been spreading from the Chinese city of Wuhan, advising business travellers to practice good hygiene and avoid visiting markets.

Can good work solve the productivity puzzle?

22 January 2020

The Carnegie Trust and the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) have launched a new report today to help improve Britain’s productivity.

“Always on” culture overwhelms working parents

20 January 2020

Half (48%) of working parents say that working from home has increased their workload, while a similar number (44%) claim that they “feel compelled” to dip into work in the evenings.

Graduate recruitment has worst growth rate since 2016

14 January 2020

The entry-level jobs market is stagnant with only public sector and charity employers planning to substantially increase vacancies this year according to the Pulse Survey 2020 carried out by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE).