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Gender Pay Gap Reporting Guide 2023

‘Gender pay gap’ refers to the difference between the average earnings of men and women across an organisation. The Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations were introduced in 2017 to make

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AI for HR: Risks & Opportunities

AI is set to fundamentally disrupt organisations, creating dynamic, ever-evolving workplaces. In the context of HR, AI presents both advantages and disadvantages, with the potential to reimagine HR roles, functions, strategies and

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Managing Enhanced Maternity Pay

Providing employees with enhanced contractual rights when it comes to maternity pay can help to attract and retain top talent within the workforce. However, employers should first understand how enhanced

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Nurturing Neurodiversity in the Workplace

In today’s fast-changing technological environment, an employer needs to recognise the many strengths of neurodiverse individuals: creativity, innovation, outside-the-box thinking, problem-solving skills, unique perspectives and insights, perseverance and resilience. These

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Recruitment Tips for Employers

In the current war for talent, employers have to ensure their recruitment programmes are optimised to help select and attract the best candidates. But recruiting the right candidate for a vacant

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Review Your Sickness Absence Policy

Employers should have in place a suitable and up-to-date sickness policy, designed to promote the health and wellbeing of their workforce through the effective management of absence due to ill

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Open Hiring: Pros & Cons

Open hiring, or open recruitment as it is also commonly known, is the practice of hiring on a first-to apply basis. In this guide for employers, we discuss what open

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Managing Menopause in the Workplace

Helping women feel supported in their workplace as they experience the menopause is beneficial both to employees and employers. But following a number of recent tribunal claims against employers for

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Mobile Phone Policy At Work

Mobile phones at work can easily become an unwanted distraction and have a negative impact on productivity. When employees are spending too much time on their device, it’s likely they’re

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Should You Allow Dogs At Work?

Dogs may make the workplace more friendly and enjoyable, enhancing employee morale, increasing productivity, and strengthening relationships, but they can also be disruptive and cause damage and injury. If you

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