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CBI calls for radical changes to tribunals

3 Apr 2013

The CBI has called for wholesale changes to what it described as the “legalistic culture” of employment tribunals.The CBI’s proposals...

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BBC amends HR policy following suicide of employee

2 Apr 2013

The BBC has made changes to its HR policy on bullying and harassment in the wake of its apology to...

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Unions to challenge excessive pay at AGMs

28 Mar 2013

Excessive pay for directors and all-male boardrooms will be challenged at annual general meetings (AGMs) by a significant new group...

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Employers plan to increase numbers of permanent staff

28 Mar 2013

The majority of organisations are planning to maintain or increase staff numbers during the next three months, despite facing continuing...

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Candidates prioritise salary and benefits over job security

28 Mar 2013

Job seekers focus most on salary and workplace benefits when looking for a new role, with job security now only...

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Relaxation of criminal record checks announced

27 Mar 2013

Old and minor criminal convictions will no longer be included in criminal record checks, following changes announced by the Home...

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Clegg’s immigration proposals ‘would stop brightest candidates from working in UK’

25 Mar 2013

An employment lawyer has criticised plans – under which immigrants would be required to pay a deposit upon entering the...

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Employers’ resistance to social media prevents workplace trust

22 Mar 2013

A failure by company leaders to embrace social media is preventing an improved culture of trust and openness with employees....

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Employers face retention challenge, survey finds

21 Mar 2013

Only 37% of workers in London expect to be with their current employer in one year’s time, despite 58% saying...

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Budget cuts employers’ national insurance contributions

20 Mar 2013

George Osborne’s Budget for “an aspirational nation” has set out important changes for UK employers. The Chancellor today announced that, from...

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Protection for NHS whistleblowers confirmed

20 Mar 2013

Compromise agreements in the NHS must clearly state that individuals are not prevented from whistleblowing, the Government has confirmed.As highlighted...

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Small businesses’ RTI start date postponed

20 Mar 2013

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has given small businesses a temporary exemption from real time information (RTI) payroll requirements ahead...

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Mixed reaction to new childcare plan

19 Mar 2013

The new Government scheme for childcare payments has attracted plaudits for its wholescale nature but drawn criticism due to the...

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Budget will plug offshore payroll NI loophole

19 Mar 2013

The latest Budget will close a loophole that currently allows businesses to use offshore payroll schemes to dodge £100 million...

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Work ‘more stressful’ than debt or health problems

19 Mar 2013

Life at work is now rated as being more stressful than debt or health problems in the UK. Excessive workloads,...

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