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HR News Quiz

Test your knowledge!

Welcome to our monthly HR News Quiz. Test your knowledge to find out how much you really know and how you fare against others!
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September 2017

28%

Of participants knew the answer to:

After the publication of the BBC’s gender pay gap report, who was revealed to be the broadcaster’s highest-paid star?

Do you?

In 2016, how much unpaid overtime was worked in the UK in total?,,3||As of 1 April 2016, what is the National Living Wage for all working people aged 25 or over?,,2||What checklist has replaced the now retired P46 form?,,2||Payroll contributes £418 million to the UK economy through:,,3||In 2016, The U.S. Department of Labor ordered materials firm Ravago Americas to pay approximately how much in back wages due to overtime violations?,,1||With an initiative to become “…the best company to work for, ever.”, which craft beer brewing company has announced that they will be donating 10% of their profits back to their staff?,,1||According to a survey by CV-Library, what is the top question employees are too afraid to ask their boss?,,3||After the publication of the BBC’s gender pay gap report, who was revealed to be the broadcaster’s highest-paid star?,,2||Over the last year, approximately how much money has the HMRC collected from organisations in additional tax?,,3||According to a survey by The Fawcett Society, what percentage of UK male employees in senior positions do not see the gender pay gap as an issue for businesses?,,2

April 2017

28%

Of participants knew the answer to:

Research by Unum reveals some of the world’s oldest brands. Can you guess which of the following brands is the oldest, dating back to 1690?

Do you?

A study has found which of the following jobs rank as ‘the best for people with a good memory’?,,1||According to a new report, the number of CV mistakes and candidate lies are on the rise! Out of over 5,000 CVs analysed last year, what percentage of inaccuracies were discovered?,,3||New research released by a mobile dating company has revealed which job titles get the most ‘right-swipes’ (highest demand) for women?,,2||The same research by the mobile dating company revealed which of the following job titles get the most attention for men?,,1||Research by Unum reveals some of the world’s oldest brands. Can you guess which of the following brands is the oldest, dating back to 1690?,,2||A study that interviewed over 1,500 workers at all levels of employment has revealed what percentage of employees think their organisation should enforce a strict work-wear policy? ,,2||Recent poll has revealed what percentage of UK employees “don’t like their jobs”?,,2||The same survey reveals what percentage of UK employees have stated they “love their jobs”?,,3||Recent poll by SD Worx UK and Ireland reveals which of the following factors has the highest impact on employee happiness, at over 30%?,,2||In 2015, many companies in Sweden have done which of the following in order to improve their employees’ work-life balance and increase productivity?,,3

December 2016

28%

Of participants knew the answer to:

The same survey reveals which percentage of male workers lie to escape their work's Christmas do?

Do you?

Over 1,000 UK employees surveyed, what percentage of female employees admitted they would tell a little white lie in order to skip their work's Christmas party? ,,2||The same survey reveals which percentage of male workers lie to escape their work's Christmas do?,,1||Which of the following sectors are the most likely to talk about business during their company's social events?,,3||60% of managers in the UK think that work Christmas parties are...,,1||Research shows that on average, what percent of UK managers will be working over the festive period?,,3||YouGov have estimated how much will be spent by UK households during the December festive holiday?,,3||The same research shows how much will be spent on Christmas in the average household?,,2||Statistics on Christmas spending shows which of the following do people tend to spend the most on, at 59% of their average Xmas budget?,,3||Findings show what percentage of British families put up a Christmas tree during the festive season?,,1||During the festive season, which of the following bank holiday day is the busiest for online shoppers in the UK?,,2