Work + HR News: July 2019

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We’ve gathered the key headlines in Business, Work + HR news for Bournemouth, Dorset, the UK + Beyond! – to keep you up to date with what’s going on.

30th July
The Guardian: The subtle art of being out of office
Personnel Today: Equality enforcement is ‘timid’ and ‘not fit for purpose’
HR News: What are your rights when it comes to working late?

29th July
Personnel Today: Two-thirds of employers struggling to find right candidates The ‘Why’ Behind Our Work: What Is ‘Purpose,’ And Do We Need It?
HR News: UK employees set to quit jobs under poor leadership
People Management: Company culture is a leading cause of stress, according to HR professionals
Personnel Today: Employment tribunal waiting times reach eight months
Personnel Today: EU must better prepare for impact of no-deal Brexit on UK citizens

26th July
Personnel Today: Most business leaders would be ‘apprehensive’ about hiring a senior disabled employee
Personnel Today: Johnson hints at Australian-style immigration system
Personnel Today: Doubt surface over Boris Johnson’s police recruitment plan
Bournemouth Echo: 1,000 jobs created in Bournemouth’s financial services sector
Personnel Today: Never mind the gender pay gap: here’s the gender pensions gap
HR News: Dramatically improving leadership performance in business

25th July
People Management: Was Theresa May’s premiership good for employers?
Business Insider:A personality scientist designed a simple checklist that can tell you if you
Business Insider:I’m a recruiter who’s placed hundreds of senior professionals. Here are 5 things hiring managers know that job seekers don’t.
Bournemouth Echo: Can I go home from work if it’s too hot?

24th July
Bournemouth Echo: Sunseeker to double its range after profit boost

22nd July
The Guardian: I learned I could do my job and not feel ashamed of having a baby
HR News: Work life balance: The importance of getting home for kids’ bedtime
HR News: UK Businesses See Benefit And Economy Value Increase Year-On-Year Due To Hiring Apprentices
The Guardian: Why you don’t hear Trump or Farage talking about the tech revolution
Personnel Today: Employee perks at a 12-year low
Personnel Today: New laws on misuse of NDAs in the workplace
HR News: 2 million workers not getting legal holiday entitlement, warns TUC
Personnel Today: More women miss out on paid leave than men

21st July
The Guardian: Do you dream of a shorter working week? Reality might soon catch up…

20th July

The Guardian: An ‘oasis’ for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces

19th July

HR News: Men are ‘more anxious than women in the workplace’ and more likely to quit a new role in their first three months of work
The Guardian: Zero-hours workers may get compensation for cancelled shifts
People Management:Workers risking redundancy from AI to be retrained in new scheme
Personnel Today: Public sector workers to receive largest pay rise in years
Personnel Today: Paid leave proposed for parents of premature babies
Personnel Today: Businesses may need to compensate workers facing cancelled shifts
HR News: 63% of HR professionals say Gap Year helps applicants stand out

18th July

The Guardian: For the whole family’s sake, fathers need more paternity leave
Personnel Today: Teacher overlooked for promotion because she worked part time
The Guardian: Automatic for the people? Experts predict how AI will transform the workplace
People Management: Over-50s account for majority of UK employment growth, says ONS
The Guardian: How women created some of the world’s biggest education tech companies

17th July
People Management: Parliament to consider making all job roles flexible by default
The Guardian: UK pay growth strong despite economic slowdown fears
Personnel Today: Migrant salary threshold should be £20,000, say business leaders

15th July
HR News: Employers favour workers that are adaptable, resilient and willing to learn!
HR News: Revealed: The happiest UK cities to live and work in
HR News: Flexible and part time working the greatest challenges for SMEs, according to new research
Bournemouth Echo: Brewhouse & Kitchen to open hotels after revealing loss
The Guardian: Mid-year burnout: does it exist or are we all just permanently tired?
The Guardian: Two million of UK’s lowest-paid may get statutory sick pay
Inc: The Success Secret Serena Williams, Kelly Rowland, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez All Know: Shine Theory
The Guardian: Bond’s number is up: black female actor ‘is the new 007’

14th July
Inc: Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who do These 4 Things
Inc: How to Get Your Team on the Same Page — and Why It Matters

13th July
The Guardian: Work and play: the rise of child-friendly co-working spaces
The Guardian: Summer holidays: how to get help with the childcare costs
Daily Echo: Amputee Alex Lewis says he wouldn’t want his limbs back

12th July
Personnel Today: Railways urged to end zero-hours contracts after fatality
Personnel Today: Telecoms giant awaits verdict on top executives in staff suicides case
HR News: Employees want regular check-ins with the line managers 84% rate them as important
HR News: Adults and children not getting enough sleep, risking poor diets and obesity, BNF survey finds
Daily Echo: South Coast Business Awards winners and finalists
People Management: Productivity crisis will force boards to appoint more women
Personnel Today: ‘HR department’ needed to tackle bullying in Parliament
Bournemouth Echo: CityFibre’s faster broadband ‘worth hundreds of millions’

11th July
People Management: Why HR is the cyber criminals’ latest target
People Management: I’ll tell you something: Businesses are neglecting women over 50
People Management: Employers warned staff may walk out during forthcoming ‘climate strike’
HR News: Companies having a mid-life crisis – the stats reveal ageism is still rife
Daily Echo: Sir Clive Woodward signs with Aura Technology
Personnel Today: Social attitudes: One in three say parental leave should be shared
Daily Echo: Destination Awards entries open
Inc: Bill Gates Says Steve Jobs ‘Cast Spells’ on His Audience During Presentations. Here Are 3 Ways the Apple Wizard Worked His Magic

8th July
Business Insider: No-deal Brexit: Almost half of Brits are stockpiling food, medicine and clothes as UK heads for the cliff edge
Daily Echo: Southampton among top business-friendly cities
Bournemouth Echo: Gin brand Conker Spirit plans big expansion
The Guardian: Hair discrimination is intertwined with racism. Let’s follow California, and ban it
HR News: Self-care needs more prominence in the workplace to build mental health resilience in staff, says RedArc
HR News: The Summer Slump is Real 

6th July
The Guardian: NHS operations cancelled as consultants work to rule in pensions standoff
People Management: Businesses turning to four-day working week could save billions, says research

5th July
Daily Echo: Arqiva is in Sunday Times Top Track 100 league table
Bournemouth Echo: Shares suspended in IDE Group, which took over C4L
The Guardian: UK’s dire productivity growth costing workers £5,000 in lost earnings
HR News: Five ways to improve workplace engagement – best practice from the best companies to work for in 2019
Personnel Today: Police lack resources to do their job, ex-chiefs warn
Personnel Today: Has political chaos made us cautious about hiring HR professionals?
People Management: Councils will be given power to recoup debts direct from employees’ wages
People Management: How to promote paternity leave
Bournemouth Echo: Lush brings goods to Poole by sailing ship
Personnel Today: Post-Brexit regional skills funding under threat
People Management: Has your organisation turned into a monoculture? – cultural fit blog
People Management: How should employers deal with conflicting protected characteristics?

4th July
Personnel Today: How tackling hesitancy could solve the gender diversity challenge
Daily Echo: Guide tells how to tackle hate crime at work
People Management: How do you manage a virtual team?
Personnel Today: Job insecurity fuelling university staff hardship
People Management: Majority of UK workers don’t have access to occupational health

1st July 2019

The Independent: UK manufacturing growth level at its weakest for years, BCC survey shows
Executive Grapevine: Should you be thinking like Glastonbury?
Bournemouth Echo: Design boss on keeping creative talent in ‘Britain’s Cape Town’
Bournemouth Echo: Table Mates wants to get staff lunching together
The Guardian: My child can’t breathe. The parents hang up before I get the address’: my job as a 999 call-taker

30th June
The Guardian: Things are changing so fast’: the benefits and dangers of robots in the UK workplace

29th June
Bournemouth Echo: Merlin Entertainments to stay in Poole after £5.9bn takeover
The Guardian: Pensions: why self-employed people should mind the gap

28th June
Personnel Today: HR held back by failure to use data effectively
The Guardian: Gig economy in Britain doubles, accounting for 4.7 million workers
Personnel Today: Employment tribunals beset by delays and transfers

27th June
The Guardian: There’s no duty on UK employers to prevent sexual harassment. That has to change
Bournemouth Echo: Bathstore goes into administration putting jobs at risk

25th June
The Guardian: Could you be suffering from mid-year burnout?
The Independent: Young people now half as likely to own home as previous generation, study finds
Personnel Today: How HR can take the fear out of meetings
Personnel Today: Gig economy doubles in three years

Thanks to all our sources: HR News, Personnel Today, The Independent, The Guardian, Executive Grapevine,, Daily Echo, Bournemouth Echo, People Management,

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