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Compliance and onboarding best for eLearning

The first in a series of three reports has been published providing an insight into trends in digital learning. The report, Digital Learning Realities 2017, is based on a second annual survey of 1,100 learning and development professionals, carri...


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Women put at risk by ill-fitting safety gear

Ill-fitting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that isn’t designed to protect women workers can get in the way of them doing their job safely, according to a new report published by the TUC. The report, Personal protective equipment and wo...


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Health and safety fines rise by 148%

Companies across the UK have paid out over £61m in health and safety fines throughout 2016 – almost 2.5 times that seen in 2015, according to insurance firm, BLM’s health and safety tracker. Research shows there were a total of ...


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Applicant with Asperger’s syndrome wins ‘significant’ Tribunal case

An Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that a woman with Asperger’s syndrome was discriminated against when she was asked to take a situational judgement test. The case is thought to mark one of the first times a claim for indirect d...


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New legislation required for ‘insecure’ workers?

A new study published by the TUC reveals that the UK has seen significant growth in ‘insecure’ forms of employment compared to other EU countries. It links the growth to relatively weak legal protections for those in ‘bogus&rsquo...


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The Pensions Regulator delivers £42,000 fine for non-compliant firm

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published the details of every organisation that it has secured a court order against after employers failed to meet their automatic enrolment responsibilities – including one £42,000 fine. All employe...