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Two-thirds of major UK companies to incorporate climate change risks and opportunities in this year’s annual reporting

Two-thirds (67%) of UK corporates will be disclosing climate-related risks and opportunities in their 2019 annual reporting, according to new figures released by the Carbon Trust. However, fewer than a quarter (23%) of companies are expecting to f...


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New rights for self-employed couriers in groundbreaking deal

Hermes’ self-employed couriers now have the option to take holiday pay and have guaranteed earnings following a groundbreaking deal between the consumer delivery company and GMB Union. The collective bargaining agreement is the first ever r...


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GDPR contributes to making the world greener

The introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has led to a surprising, positive impact on the environment, according to Jet Global. GDPR is an EU regulation that was enforced in 2018. The legal framework was created to protect EU ...


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Are employers keeping up with equality?

It seems like a week cannot pass without a report of harassment or inappropriate behaviour by high-profile figures or within well-known businesses and brands. This is despite legislation that has been designed to prevent harassment and discriminat...


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Digital learning: Here’s what we’ve learned in 2018

The last 12 months seem to have denoted a marked acceleration in the move to ‘digital’. In the world of learning and development, not everyone welcomes this. We talk to a good number of senior managers responsible for managing people ...


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Tis the season to be jolly... don’t let your staff be wallies!

It’s staff Christmas party week… and with that comes the danger of over-amorous colleagues, over inebriated staff, and ‘over the top’ risk of litigation if employees do not behave themselves appropriately! It doesn’...