The number of people unemployed in the UK rose by 53,000 to 2.51 million during the three months to March, official figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have..
Research commissioned by the charity, Business in the Community (BITC), of FTSE 100 employers has identified enhanced financial performance for companies that strategically manage their employees` health and wellbeing. The..
The world cup is fast approaching and with it comes the inevitable sickies. So how should employers deal with it? The CIPD has made a number of suggestions including flexible..
In Martin and others v Professional Game Match Officials Ltd, an employment tribunal has found that a policy of retiring football assistant referees at age 48 constitutes direct age discrimination that cannot..
Duncan Holley, a secretary of a branch of Unite, alleges that he was summarily dismissed by BA because he took time off work before Christmas to carry out union duties. Trade union representatives have a..
Kashif Tariq, was described as his barrister as a "professional" civil servant "who is highly regarded by his peers and supervisors and who has an impeccable employment record". Yet he..