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Call for mandatory disability pay gap reporting

Disabled workers now earn a fifth (20%) less than non-disabled workers, according to new analysis published by the TUC, which also found that the pay gap for disabled workers has widened to £3,800 per year – an increase ...


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Workplace surveillance – one to keep an eye on?

COVID-19 has led to a rapid and substantial increase in homeworking but is posing a challenge for the ability of line managers and organisations to manage employees on the basis of trust and results, rather than hours present in an ‘office&r...


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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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Air pollutants in the workplace: what are employees breathing in?

What we’re breathing in is has become a very real concern in 2020 as we don masks to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus. However, recent research reveals that there are other air pollutants that too many workers are still being expo...