Agile working is often pitched as the solution to the UK's productivity and engagement issues, but do employers trust staff enough to deliver what is needed? Or are current flexible working policies too restrictive? Ashleigh Webber reports from the CIPD annual conference and exhibition.
There has been a "reversal" in the number of migrants in workplaces as both EU and non-EU workers lose interest in coming to the UK to work.
Prime minister Theresa May is planning a series of measures to toughen workers' rights, including the ending of the Swedish derogation rule that allows employers to pay agency workers less than their permanent counterparts.
Six Ryanair cabin crew were dismissed by the airline this week for "breach of trust" after a photograph was circulated on social media showing the employees apparently asleep on the floor at an airport crew room.
In Kreuziger v Land Berlin and Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften eV v Shimizu, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a worker who does not apply for leave does not automatically lose the right to a payment in lieu on termination of employment.
In Stadt Wuppertal v Bauer; Volker Willmeroth als Inhaber der TWI Technische Wartung und Instandsetzung Volker Willmeroth eK v Broßonn, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a German law that prevents a payment in lieu of a deceased worker's outstanding annual leave from forming part of his or her estate is incompatible with EU law.
Work stress has led nearly half of UK workers to look for a new job, according to new research published on National Stress Awareness Day. And flexible work might provide some of the answer, finds a separate study.
Improved with further practical guidance for employers on their options when drafting a compassionate leave policy.
Parents and primary carers who suffer the loss of a child will be entitled to at least two weeks' paid parental bereavement leave from April 2020, the government has confirmed.
Updated to include information on the Court of Appeal decision in Timis and another v Osipov and another, concerning individual liability under whistleblowing protection provisions.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to managing employees/workers.