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£28.5 billion – the cost of workplace conflict

A recent report by Acas https://www.acas.org.uk/costs-of-conflict  has found that the cost of workplace conflict to UK organisations is in the region of £28.5 billion annually. The research estimates that close to 10 million people experience …

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End of furlough “will lead to spike in tribunals”

A study by insurance brokerage Gallagher has warned of a surge in Tribunal claims when the government’s furlough scheme ends in September this year as employers make staffing cuts they have been putting off. This …

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Pandemic has changed relationship between employers and their staff, survey reveals

  A survey of 900 employees, conducted by MetLife, found almost three-quarters (72 per cent) felt their relationship with their employer had changed because of their response to the coronavirus crisis. Nearly half (47 per …

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CIPD study shows LGBT+ employees more likely to experience conflict and harassment at work

  A survey of more than 15,000 workers has found that 40 per cent of LGBT+ employees and 55 per cent of trans workers experienced conflict in the workplace over the last year, compared to …

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Employee monitoring on the increase during pandemic says TUC

In a survey of more than 3,000 workers across the UK commissioned by the TUC, more than one in seven employees reported that monitoring by their employer has increased since the pandemic began in March …

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Acas early conciliation period extended

Before submitting a claim, a prospective claimant must contact Acas, which will attempt to resolve the dispute. The claimant requires an early conciliation certificate to submit a claim. From 1 December 2020 the time period …

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