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Three million people in UK live with serious illness, says study

27 Mar 2015

About three million people over the age of 50 in the UK are living with a serious illness, a study...

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Occupational health research round-up: April 2015

27 Mar 2015

This month’s round-up of occupational health research looks at predicted return to work of people absent with common mental health...

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musculoskeletal-disorders

Thousands of NHS staff off work due to musculoskeletal disorders or bullying

27 Mar 2015

Approximately 6,000 NHS staff in England miss work every day because of musculoskeletal problems, Freedom of Information (FoI) requests have...

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living-wage

Living wage now bigger influence on pay deals than minimum wage

27 Mar 2015

The rate of the living wage is a bigger influence on pay-setting than the national minimum wage, according to new...

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Employer benefits: is this the end of total reward?

27 Mar 2015

The “demise of total reward” and “total reward is dead” are among the attention-grabbing headlines seen in the benefits world...

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Shared parental leave is "no more complex" than maternity leave laws – Jo Swinson, minister for employment relations

Jo Swinson: shared parental leave “no more complex” than maternity leave

27 Mar 2015

Shared parental leave, perhaps the most significant piece of employment law to be passed by the coalition Government, is upon...

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“Disappointing”: legal experts react to Lock holiday pay decision

27 Mar 2015

Employment lawyers have reacted to the long-awaited judgment published this week in the case of Lock v British Gas Trading....

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Holiday pay: tribunal decides to include commission

25 Mar 2015

The judgment in the important employment tribunal decision Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd, which deals with the inclusion of...

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Jeremy Clarkson sacked by BBC

Jeremy Clarkson sacked by BBC

25 Mar 2015

The BBC has confirmed that it will not renew Jeremy Clarkson’s contract. Tony Hall, the BBC director-general, released the following...

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Women under-represented in manufacturing

Women on Boards 2015: focus on manufacturing

25 Mar 2015

Large manufacturing companies are keeping pace with their fellow FTSE100 companies in reaching Lord Davies’ target of 25% female representation...

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Women on Boards: Top 10 most improved FTSE100 boards. Source: BIS

Number of women on boards approaches 25%

25 Mar 2015

The proportion of female board member in FTSE 100 companies now stands at 23.5%, marginally short of this year’s 25%...

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HR roles: do you have a split personality?

24 Mar 2015

Can you really split transactional and transformational HR in two? Housing group Gentoo has done just that. But will others...

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Call for evidence launched on collective redundancy consultations in insolvency

24 Mar 2015

The Government has launched a public call for evidence into how collective redundancy consultation with employees works when a business...

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UKIP leader Nigel Farage would scrap "much of" the discrimination law in the UK. Photo: Joel Goodman/LNP/REX

Should discrimination laws be scrapped? Nigel Farage’s beliefs vs the legal facts

24 Mar 2015

Last week, Ukip said employers should be allowed to discriminate...

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Global employers with operations in Argentina will be aware of some of the more unusual legal requirements

Seven striking facts about employment law in Argentina

24 Mar 2015

Do employment contracts in Argentina need to be in writing? Are employees entitled to paid sick leave? How should employers...

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