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MPs call for ban on firms that blacklist workers

Shared from on 14 March 2014

A committee of MPs has called for firms which blacklist workers to be blacklisted themselves and barred from being given publicly funded contracts.

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Workers’ confidence in job security at 6-year high

Shared from on 10 March 2014

Worries among jittery employees over being sacked are receding fast as job security is at its highest for more than six years, figures showed today.

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Minimum wage not enough to survive in the capital, say Londoners

Shared from on 10 March 2014

The majority of Londoners do not believe the minimum wage is enough to live on in the capital as an increasing number of London residents are paid a ‘poverty wage’.

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Private firms take on staff at fastest pace

Shared from on 5 March 2014

Private firms are swelling their staff at a record pace with manufacturers, builders and services firms on course to add 150,000 jobs in the first three months of this year, according to financial data firm Markit.

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Jobs boost for London as TNT Post doubles staff

Shared from on 19 February 2014

Postal group TNT is set to add 400 new positions in London under plans to double is workforce in the capital.

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London Tube strike called off: Unions halt second walkout at last minute after striking deal

Shared from on 11 February 2014

A 48-hour Tube strike was called off just hours before it was due to start today after the two unions involved in the dispute ordered its members not to walk out.

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Barclays to cut 12,000 jobs as Jenkins wields the axe

Shared from on 11 February 2014

Barclays will cut 7000 jobs in the UK this year, twice as many as it had already announced, as chief executive Antony Jenkins revealed a 32% drop in annual profits.

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