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  • Gender

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to reflect the latest gender pay gap figures, as reported in the Annual survey of hours and earnings 2016.

  • HR analytics skills: strong demand but short supply

    Date:
    29 November 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    HR analytics skills are becoming a priority area for HR as data and analytics move up the HR agenda, according to research from the US Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

  • Christmas and New Year working arrangements 2016/2017

    Date:
    7 November 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR's latest research on Christmas and New Year working arrangements finds that employers will spend an average of £27,000 on celebrations during the 2016/2017 holiday period.

  • If HR analytics are the answer, what are the questions?

    Date:
    27 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    More and more organisations are taking their first steps with HR analytics. A recent panel debate hosted by the London HR Connection looked at where they should set their priorities and the key issues that need to be addressed as HR builds its competence in this area.

  • Date:
    17 October 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    After a BBC radio presenter claimed he was sacked for being a white man, is positive discrimination a fair solution to employers' diversity issues?

  • "Systemic barriers" are stopping women from achieving their career potential

    Date:
    11 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    So much has been written about why women earn less than men and miss out on key promotions. But, as we prepare for gender pay gap reporting, are we ignoring the real reasons for gender inequality at work, asks Catalyst Europe's Allyson Zimmermann?

  • Finance firms commit to 50/50 gender split in senior roles by 2021

    Date:
    11 October 2016
    Type:
    News

    Thirteen finance companies, including Legal & General and Virgin Money, are aiming to have complete gender parity in senior roles - a 50/50 split - by 2021.

  • Modern slavery statements: September deadline looms

    Date:
    21 September 2016
    Type:
    News

    The end of September is a key cut-off point for large employers required to publish their first modern slavery statement.

  • Modern slavery and human trafficking statement

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to highlight the significance of 30 September 2016 for large employers with a financial year that runs from 1 April to 31 March.

  • Date:
    19 September 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Large employers must publish a modern slavery statement for each financial year ending on or after 31 March 2016. The Government recommends that the statement be published within six months of the end of the organisation's financial year. If this runs from 1 April to 31 March, publication of the first statement is expected by 30 September 2016. What do you have to consider when writing a modern slavery statement, how should it be structured and what can it contain?

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