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Bonus season: five mistakes employers can make

14 Feb 2017

Reports have suggested that RBS, majority-owned by the taxpayer, will shell out some £340 million in staff bonuses this year,...

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Racial harassment in the workplace: five key cases

23 Sep 2016

Ex-England and Spurs footballer Paul Gascoigne has pleaded guilty to racially-aggravated abuse over a “joke” he made to a black...

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Jakarta, Indonesia's capital city, is home to more than 10 million people.

Employment law in Indonesia: 10 key facts

3 Aug 2016

Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. It comprises 17,500 islands spanning three time zones. It is...

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Protecting confidential information: six tips for employers

29 Jun 2016

Sunderland FC may not be having the best of times on the football pitch but it recently scored an important...

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Employment law in Luxembourg: “linguistic leave” to learn Luxembourgish?

22 Jun 2016

Luxembourg offers its employees some of the more interesting and diverse leave opportunities in Europe. Employees are able to take...

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Financial watchdogs announce new whistleblowing rules

7 Oct 2015

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have published a package of new rules to make...

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Employment law changes October 2015: a six-point checklist

30 Sep 2015

Every October brings new employment law changes, and 2015 is certainly no different. While the Government’s proposals to toughen the...

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Eight important facts about employment law in Austria

16 Sep 2015

Austria offers its citizens some of the most generous holiday entitlements in the world, with some staff entitled to as...

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Disciplinary procedures: six common mistakes made by inexperienced managers

4 Jun 2015

Employers often spend a large amount of time drafting a fair disciplinary policy, but fail to give the same attention...

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