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    UKCloud Health help Imperial College NHS Trust harness the value of sensitive data to deliver improved patient care through analytics platform

    UKCloud Health’s work with Imperial College NHS Trust demonstrates the value of improving digital maturity in healthcare by driving actionable insight from the analysis of clinical data London – 29th October 2020 – UKCloud Health, the trusted cloud provider powering digital health solutions which transform patient outcomes, has today announced its work with Imperial College […] More

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    Netherlands: Can an Employee Hide and Seek a Notice Payment?

    The Central Netherlands District Court recently held that failure to turn up at work and to contact an employer about the absence justifies summary dismissal. Background The employee had been employed for a fixed period as an online store worker since Nov. 1, 2018. His second employment contract ended on Feb. 28, 2020. Since he […] More

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    Will Interactive Tech and ‘Bots’ Transform How We Manage Comp and Benefits?

    Technology will play a key role during open enrollment this year, as benefits-selection platforms and virtual benefits fairs take center stage. But interactive software and “bots”—short for Internet robots—are just starting to transform HR generally, and the management of compensation and benefits specifically, two experts on HR tech recently told SHRM Online. Tim Kulp is […] More

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    Culture Amp named Strategic Leader in 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent & People Success

    Culture Amp recognised for bringing together pioneering people science and powerful technology to drive positive behavior change by leading HR analyst 30 October 2020, SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON, MELBOURNE – Culture Amp, the world’s leading Employee Experience platform, has today announced they have been recognised by Fosway Group, Europe’s #1 HR analyst firm, in the new […] More

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    Brickflow – the UK’s first online search engine for development finance – officially launches

    Brickflow, the UK’s first online search engine for development finance loans, today announces its official launch to the market. Brickflow is a property technology platform which aims to revolutionise the property finance sector by digitally connecting borrowers and lenders in seconds. The company’s mission is to empower property developers by opening up the market and […] More

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    Cornerstone OnDemand Positioned as Strategic Leader in the new 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent & People Success

    LONDON, 30th October, 2020 – Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in people development solutions, today announces it has been recognised as a Strategic Leader in the new 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent & People Success. “We believe that when people bring their best to work, success follows. We will work tirelessly to make […] More

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    Covid-19 infection in England doubles in under a month

    Some 96,000 people are becoming infected with Covid-19 every day in England, researchers suggest. According to the latest results of the ongoing REACT 1 study, which is being conducted by Imperial College London and Ipsos Mori, the prevalence of Covid-19 infection has doubled since the beginning of October. An estimated 128 people per 10,000 people […] More

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    When Can Employers Terminate COBRA Coverage During the COVID-19 Outbreak Period?

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many employers have struggled with the practical problem of how to administer the various time extensions applicable to employee benefit plans due to COVID-19. On April 28, 2020, the DOL and IRS issued regulations extending deadlines for individuals to request midyear enrollments, exercise COBRA rights, pay COBRA premiums, and submit […] More

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    Ask HR: Can I Expense My Telecommuting Purchases?

    SHRM President and Chief Executive Officer Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, is answering HR questions as part of a series for USA Today. The questions are submitted by readers, and Taylor’s answers below have been edited for length and clarity. Do you have an HR or work-related question you’d like him to answer? Submit it […] More

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    Eight per cent of workers remain on furlough

    Shutterstock Almost than one in 12 workers at firms that have not stopped trading remained on full or partial furlough just days before the scheme comes to an end, official figures have revealed. The Office for National Statistics’ latest data release on the impact coronavirus has had on the economy and society shows that 8% […] More

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    Panelists Tell Managers to Keep Working for Inclusion and Transparency

    ​The killing of George Floyd while in police custody has sparked public outrage about continued racism while putting a spotlight on the failure of most corporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) efforts.  “There is only a limited time that this window of opportunity [to make advances in inclusion] will be open,” said Karen Boykin-Towns, a […] More

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    BBC journalists banned from attending ‘controversial’ events

    Staff can attend ‘celebratory’ LGBT pride events, but not events that ‘compromise impartiality’. Image: Shutterstock BBC journalists are no longer able to attend events that may be ‘controversial’, including demonstrations about LGBT issues or Black Lives Matter protests. The rules on impartiality, which have been introduced alongside strict social media guidelines by BBC director general […] More

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