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Migrants face less discrimination than their adult children

The UK-born children of migrants feel they are more discriminated against than new migrants and are more likely to be unemployed.

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Netherlands top in Europe for automation readiness

17 Jan 2020

UK is fourth but workers are battling slow tech that is eroding productivity.

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Former France Télécom managers jailed following staff suicides

20 Dec 2019

French telecom company Orange and three former senior executives have been found guilty of collective moral harassment in the way...

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UK slips down global gender equality rankings

17 Dec 2019

The UK is falling behind in a global index of gender equality according to the World Economic Forum. In 2019 the UK ranked 21st in the WEF global index...

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EU visitors to UK will need three days’ notice before travelling

2 Dec 2019

Citizens of EU countries will need US-style ESTA pre-approval to enter the UK after Brexit.

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Business leaders question migration policy as EU workers return ‘home’

28 Nov 2019

The CBI has queried how a post-Brexit immigration system would function as new figures confirm the decline in EU net...

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UK workers in Europe lose opportunities over Brexit uncertainty

15 Nov 2019

Loss of freedom of movement affects job prospects of UK workers.

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Labour would retain freedom of movement for NHS staff

13 Nov 2019

A Labour government, post-Brexit, would retain freedom of movement from the EU for NHS medical professionals, shadow health secretary Jonathan...

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Real pay growth in Europe lagging far behind Asia

11 Nov 2019

Real salary growth across Europe is expected to slow in 2020, with wage increases lagging far behind pay awards seen...

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Christmas dinner under threat due to labour shortage

28 Oct 2019

Labour shortages could impact the UK’s Christmas dinner, including “pigs in blankets,” after warnings from the British Meat Processors Association....

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Gig workers should be able to form unions, says EU commissioner

25 Oct 2019

The European Union’s competition commissioner has said that gig workers should be able to “team up” to form unions.

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Spanish supermarket covert surveillance did not violate human rights

17 Oct 2019

The European Court of Human Rights has overturned a previous judgment it made in the case of López Ribalda and...

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Almost 2 million apply for EU settled status

9 Oct 2019

Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced that there have so far been 1.8 million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme....

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Warnings as Brexit and China stifle recruitment firms

8 Oct 2019

Two of the UK’s largest recruitment firms have both issued lacklustre trading statements as market conditions deteriorate, a trend confirmed with the latest data from the UK resourcing industry.

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Health costs for UK staff in EU to be covered for six months after a no-deal Brexit

23 Sep 2019

Temporary measures to cover healthcare costs in EU in event of a no-deal Brexit fail to satisfy UK nationals

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