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BA threat to striking workers raises ‘a complex legal issue’

12 Nov 2010

British Airways would be exploring new legal territory if it followed through with threats to sack cabin crew in any...

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Industry reacts to welfare reform proposals

12 Nov 2010

The Government has unveiled its White Paper on welfare reform, which includes proposals to launch a single universal credit to replace...

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Business communication use of social media predicted to soar

12 Nov 2010

One in five employees will use social networks such as Twitter as their main business communication tool by 2014, analyst firm...

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Union urges Goldman Sachs to intervene after dismissal of contractor

12 Nov 2010

The Unite union has called on Goldman Sachs to intervene in the dismissal of a catering worker from the investment...

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Large employers facing leadership ‘merry-go-round’

12 Nov 2010

The UK’s largest companies are facing the risk of a leadership “merry-go-round” as the economy recovers, according to new research.In...

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Locum staff bring benefits to NHS not just costs, says REC

11 Nov 2010

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has hit back at what it described as the “systematic focus” on the cost...

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Welfare reform proposals praised as ‘enormously bold’

11 Nov 2010

The Government’s proposals to reform the welfare system have been described as “enormously bold” by industry groups, but unions warned...

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Trade union officials lack understanding of conciliation, warns Acas

11 Nov 2010

Workplace disputes could be resolved earlier with greater understanding from union officials of how the collective conciliation process works, according...

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Employers increasing office density to cut costs, survey reveals

11 Nov 2010

Employers are actively trying to reduce the amount of office space they occupy in an attempt to cut running costs,...

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Vetting and barring scheme breaches human rights, High Court rules

11 Nov 2010

Legislation preventing people convicted or cautioned for certain crimes from working with children or vulnerable adults breaches human rights law,...

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Growth of homeworking cuts average commute time to 10-year low

11 Nov 2010

The growth of homeworking has helped to cut average commute times to a 10-year low of 47 minutes and 48...

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FSA opens consultation on new pay transparency rules

10 Nov 2010

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) today opened a consultation on the implementation of forthcoming new rules governing the disclosure of...

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Communicate IT security policies more clearly, employers urged

10 Nov 2010

Employers have been urged to communicate their IT security policies more effectively after a survey revealed that ignorance and lack of...

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BBC launches diversity consultation

10 Nov 2010

The BBC has launched a consultation with its staff and the general public to gauge opinions about its ongoing diversity...

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BA expects Unite to ballot staff over peace offer despite Bassa oppostion

10 Nov 2010

British Airways (BA) today insisted that it expects Unite to ballot staff on the airline’s latest offer to settle a long-running...

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