Significant restrictions have been imposed on our everyday lives for nearly two years, for very good reason, as we tried to minimise the risks posed to life and health by the COVID-19 pandemic.
For HR professionals, the day-to-day reality of people management can often be stranger than fiction, but the BBC’s new gritty drama, The Rules of the Game, was too much for us to resist.
A survey has found that 52% of surveyed job seekers over the age of 50 believed their age made employers less likely to hire them.
In a bid to limit some of the spiralling costs resulting from the pandemic, many employers have been considering whether to cut the sick pay of staff who remain unvaccinated and are required to self-isolate under Government guidance.
The uses and abuses of social media has been a staple of employment tribunal cases for many years.
Last week the SSP regulations were quietly amended on a temporary basis, giving employees the ability to self-certify sickness absence for up to 28 days, rather than the 7 days we’ve been used to.
As we continue to grapple with COVID with a return to working from home for many of us, the pandemic is likely to continue to dominate workplace issues into 2022.
Christmas is a difficult time for many people and this year the strain will be particularly hard on those with low incomes.
A recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) could be regarded as an early Christmas present by beleaguered HR professionals.
The concept of unconscious bias has become familiar to us, in the context of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: