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Labour unveils radical manifesto with ‘record investment blitz’

Jeremy Corbyn this morning promised to “unleash a record investment blitz, getting the economy moving in every corner of our country”.

Pay award levels increase to 2.8% in autumn months

21 Nov 2019

The average pay rise awarded to employees increased slightly in the three months to the end of October, according to...

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Union seeks pay rises for Capita’s O2 and Tesco Mobile staff

21 Nov 2019

Capita has been urged to increase pay for staff who work in its O2 and Tesco Mobile customer contact centres.

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Two-fifths of workers would fake a sick day

21 Nov 2019

Two in five adults would fake a ‘sickie’ if they wanted a day off work, according to a Com Res...

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How can employers support workers with spinal injuries?

21 Nov 2019

There has been slow progress in getting more disabled people into work, and those with spinal cord injuries have a...

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Doubts arise over Conservative pledge on national insurance threshold

21 Nov 2019

Doubts have arisen over the Conservative pledge to raise the threshold at which national insurance contributions have to paid.

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: The Co-op takes overall winner prize

20 Nov 2019

The Co-op has won the “best of the best” trophy at the 2019 Personnel Today Awards.

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Lloyd’s launches campaign against harassment

20 Nov 2019

Lloyd’s of London has launched an advertising campaign to encourage workers to speak up against unacceptable behaviour, after a survey...

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Environmental activism: how can an employer impose its views?

20 Nov 2019

Encouraging employees to adopt a greener lifestyle is one thing, but how far can employers go in terms of building...

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Health leaders urge government not to increase immigration surcharge

20 Nov 2019

Leaders of the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Association have written a...

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Two-fifths of UK workers opt for flexible or temporary work

20 Nov 2019

Two-fifths of Britons have turned to agency work, contracting or freelancing during their careers, suggesting a continued shift away from...

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Graduates take on second jobs to meet living costs

20 Nov 2019

Recent university graduates are having to take on second jobs in order to pay their rent and cope with rising...

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NHS to cover doctors’ tax bills to avoid staffing crisis

19 Nov 2019

The NHS in England is to cover the additional tax bills encountered by doctors in an attempt to encourage them...

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Labour would help workers ‘take back control’

19 Nov 2019

A future Labour government would “rewrite the rules of our economy” and would help workers “take back control”, John McDonnell...

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Only 15 FTSE 250 firms publicise parental leave policies

19 Nov 2019

Only 15 of the organisations in the FTSE 250 are telling job candidates how much paid leave they could expect...

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