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Women fear CV gaps for career breaks alienate employers

January 23,2017 on

The belief employers don't want to hire someone with a gap in their CV is the biggest barrier to some women returning to work, a report says.

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Uber to pay $20m to ‘misled’ drivers

Shared from on 20 January 2017

Ride-sharing service Uber is to pay drivers in the US $20m to settle claims it overstated how much they could earn.

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RMT Southern Rail strikes to go ahead

Shared from on 19 January 2017

A strike by conductors on the Southern rail network will still go ahead next week after the RMT was barred from ongoing talks, the union says.

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Does living to 100 mean we’ll work forever?

Shared from on 19 January 2017

With more and more people expected to live until 100, how does that affect our working lives?

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City banks warn of Brexit job moves

Shared from on 19 January 2017

Two major City of London investment banks say that some staff will have to move abroad when the UK leaves the EU.

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UK unemployment falls to 1.6 million

Shared from on 18 January 2017

UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.6 million in three months to November, official figures show.

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The successful women embracing ‘girl power’

Shared from on 18 January 2017

Could a club for “girly girls” really help improve female equality in the workplace?

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MPs call for unpaid internships ban

Shared from on 17 January 2017

Unpaid internships should be banned as a barrier to social mobility, says a report from MPs and peers.

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Fund manager fires warning shot over bosses’ pay

Shared from on 16 January 2017

BlackRock, the world's largest fund manager, issues a warning to companies over bumper pay packets.

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Bogus doctor: Conrad de Souza jailed for lying again

Shared from on 13 January 2017

A fraudster has been sent to prison for trying to lie his way back into the NHS.

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Microsoft staff ‘suffering from PTSD’

Shared from on 12 January 2017

Two former employees on Microsoft's Online Safety Team are suing the firm, saying it did not do enough to protect their psychological wellbeing.

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How to nap successfully at work

Shared from on 11 January 2017

It takes real chutzpah to have a bed in your office, and to openly sleep in it during work hours.

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Wilko fined £2.2m over worker crushed by metal cage

Shared from on 11 January 2017

National chain store Wilko has been fined £2.2m after a worker was crushed and left paralysed.

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Could a national maximum wage work?

Shared from on 10 January 2017

Jeremy Corbyn’s call on Radio 4’s Today programme for a high earnings cap is not a unique position. Franklin D Roosevelt called for something similar.

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BA cabin crew start two-day strike at Heathrow

Shared from on 10 January 2017

A two-day strike by some of BA's cabin staff may disrupt flights at Heathrow airport on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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