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Gender balance

MAJORITY OF LARGE FIRMS STILL TO REVEAL GENDER PAY GAP SIX MONTHS ON

Six months after the government ordered large firms to reveal their gender pay gaps, the majority have yet to publish their figures. Charities, private and public sector employers with 250 or more employees must publish their figures by April 2018, in a bid to tackle workplace discrimination. Only 85 of 90,000 companies required to publish their […]

Brand loyalty

SURVEY REVEALS THE FIVE BIGGEST FEARS WE HAVE ABOUT OUR CAREERS

What scares you most about your career? Interviews can be terrifying while the thought of giving a public presentation can send shivers down your spine. If these sound familiar, don’t worry, you’re not alone. New research from marketing recruitment specialists, Forward Role, has revealed what people fear most about their job. 13% of people said […]

Cathy-Brown

Evolution of Work Conference Chair’s Report: Word of the day = humanity

How technology is helping revolutionise the way we work: that was our starting point at Friday’s Evolution of Work Conference. Exploring the myriad ways that AI, robotics, nano tech, bio tech and all the other scary sci fi concepts have become real and present, and are transforming our societies and economies. It was enlightening and […]

Ryanair

RYANAIR BOSS MICHAEL O’LEARY ADMITS TO SIGNIFICANT MANAGEMENT FAILURE OVER CANCELLED FLIGHTS DEBACLE

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has said the firm is planning to make pilots delay a week’s holiday as it wrestles with massive flight cancellations. His comments came at the airline’s annual general meeting in Dublin. Ryanair is cancelling 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, after it admitted it had “messed up” the planning of […]

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UBER TO APPEAL AS TRANSPORT FOR LONDON REFUSES TO RENEW ITS PRIVATE HIRE LICENCE

Uber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) has said. TfL concluded the ride-hailing app firm was not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence. Uber’s approach and conduct demonstrated a lack of corporate responsibility which could have potential public safety and security implications, it said. […]

Healthy food Leon

NOMURA ADIDAS AND FORSTER COMMUNICATIONS HEALTHIEST PLACES TO WORK

The 2017 Britain’s Healthiest Workplace winners have been revealed and the awards have recognised Nomura International Plc as the healthiest large workplace, adidas the healthiest medium workplace and Forster Communications the healthiest small workplace. The winners were chosen from 167 participating organisations with 32,000 participating individual employees. Britain’s Healthiest Workplace is one of the largest […]

Evo

350 PLUS DELEGATES ATTEND OUR JOINT EVOLUTION OF WORK AND INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCES

More than 350 delegates attended our Evolution of Work and Internal Communications conferences last week with both conference halls full and universally fantastic feedback from delegates, speakers and sponsors alike. Delegates at the conferences, held in tandem at the Park Plaza Victoria, learned from organisations as diverse as Mercedes Benz, Thomson Reuters, OVO Energy, Formica, […]

Woman security

BRITISH WORKERS HAVE NO TIME FOR FREE TIME DUE TO LONG HOURS

Almost half of British adults feel they have ‘very limited’ free time for themselves during the working week, according to new research. According to the survey of 1,000 UK adults in full or part-time work, commissioned by vape and e-liquid etailer, ElectricTobacconist.co.uk, 43% say this is the case. This was a cause of concern for […]