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Environment Bill resumes passage through Parliament

The government’s landmark legislation to transform the environment has returned to Parliament after a pause due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Environment Bill sets out a comprehensive and world-leading vision to “allow our environme...


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Whistleblowing – the importance of listening to employees

The issue of whistleblowing in the workplace has come to the forefront since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with research revealing that nearly half of employees with coronavirus concerns have been ignored by employers over the past seven ...


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BBC requires impartiality on social media

Social media is used widely in business. When done well it can expand a company’s reach well beyond its traditional markets. As with anything, however, it has its downsides, and needs to be carefully managed. In an effort to control the pot...


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Learning disabilities – embracing the benefits to business

Many employers have a lack of understanding and awareness of neurodivergents and are therefore missing out on the benefits this wide range of people can bring to an organisation. That’s according to new research published by the Institute of...


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Tesco employees set to appeal equal pay ruling

Employees at supermarket chain Tesco plan to appeal a decision made by an Employment Tribunal that found that a job evaluation study, carried out by Tesco’s reward managers in 2014, was unreliable. The study found that 22 hourly-paid shop f...


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Unhappy workers threaten new era of hybrid working

The Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) has identified at least five different classes of workers unhappy with current working arrangements, and says failure to create strategies to manage them could lead to a potential loss of momentum and produc...