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Private sector to see pay rise between 3% and 4.5% in next 12 months

9 Oct 2006

Private sector pay rises are set to soar by almost twice as much as increases in the public sector over...

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One in five jobseekers telling huge lies on their CVs

9 Oct 2006

One-fifth of job applicants tell huge lies on their CVs or fail to reveal court judgments made against them, a...

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Businesses must fight to retain talent, report warns

6 Oct 2006

The collapse of company loyalty, along with a shortage of talented employees, has forced businesses to battle to keep top...

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Time management is key to sales success

6 Oct 2006

Effective time management is essential for ensuring that sales soar, a Watson Wyatt survey has shown.Research by the consulting firm...

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Polish professionals helping to fill UK financial services skills gap

6 Oct 2006

Professional polish workers are helping to fill the UK financial services skills gap, research revealed.Far from simply supplying the UK ...

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Central London’s congestion charge zone tops league table for fines on company car drivers

5 Oct 2006

Central London’s congestion charging zone is the worst area in the UK for levying fines on company car drivers, figures...

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Call for National Pensions Savings Scheme to avoid damaging occupational pensions

5 Oct 2006

The Delivery Authority responsible for introducing the National Pensions Savings Scheme must ensure existing occupational pensions are not damaged, the...

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Women opt for financial services and IT in quest for better pay and flexibility

4 Oct 2006

Women most want to work in financial services, IT, retail, the public sector and academia, according to The Times.The newspaper’s...

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Business degrees fail to teach graduates sales skill

4 Oct 2006

The vast majority of business graduates do not have the skills to sell effectively, research from a sales improvement consultancy...

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Poor management leads to loss of young talent

4 Oct 2006

Poor management is causing British businesses to lose young talent, research released by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) revealed.About...

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Pension scheme take-up boosted to 90% by regular reminders of the benefits of saving

3 Oct 2006

If you want your employees to value their company pension you must tell them regularly about the benefits of saving,...

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Survey proves mental health issues still taboo in UK workplaces

3 Oct 2006

Employees fear their career prospects will be jeopardised if they admit they have mental health problems, according to a survey...

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