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Employers paying above the legal minimum for pension contributions

Employers paying above the legal minimum for pension contributions

Over two thirds of employers have automatically enrolled eligible workers into a pension scheme and among these, many are contributing significantly more than is legally required to their employees’ pension pots, according to a survey for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. …

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Action needed on inclusive leadership

Action needed on inclusive leadership

Two thirds of employees say that, in their experience, less than half of the managers and leaders in their organisation are great inclusive leaders, according to a new report from Opportunity Now.…

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Over 75% of HR directors say staff check emails during meetings

Over 75% of HR directors say staff check emails during meetings

Over three quarters of UK HR directors find it common for employees to read and respond to emails during meetings, although most believe this is only acceptable if it is an urgent message, according to a new survey. …

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Office politics 'the main drain on resilience'

Office politics 'the main drain on resilience'

Some 90% of men and women employees regard being resilient as a major factor in their career success with workplace relationships and office politics being the biggest drains on resilience, according to a study by Shapiro Consulting and for business sake consulting ltd. …

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Part timers and single parents among those most likely to be stuck on low pay

Part timers and single parents among those most likely to be stuck on low pay

Part-timers, single parents, older workers, those in smaller organisations and those with disabilities are more likely to get stuck in low paid work and government and employers could do more to address this, according to a report by the Resolution Foundation think tank.…

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