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Social care recruitment campaign launched to lure retired staff back to work

4 Mar 2009

A national campaign to entice 5,000 former social workers back to work has been launched after an report showed that...

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Pay rise deal could cost £94m and force councils to cut jobs

3 Mar 2009

Council HR jobs could be at risk following a pay settlement that leaves local authorities struggling to find an extra...

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First Direct bank wins Carbon Trust Standard for green initiatives

3 Mar 2009

First Direct has been named as the first bank to receive the Carbon Trust Standard, thanks to the work of...

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Another 140,000 manufacturing jobs at risk this year warns EEF

2 Mar 2009

The slump in UK manufacturing could result in a further 140,000 job losses this year as output continues to fall,...

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Financial Services Authority launches code of practice on pay

27 Feb 2009

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has issued a code of practice on pay following the recent public outcry over bonuses...

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Worker sacked over Facebook comments on ‘boring’ job

27 Feb 2009

An administration worker was sacked for labelling her job ‘boring’ on Facebook, it has been claimed.
Kimberley Swann, 16, alleged...

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EU migrant worker numbers drop to 165,000 as recession bites

25 Feb 2009

The number of Eastern Europeans coming to the UK in search of work has fallen to 165,000 – the lowest level...

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Skilled vacancies must be advertised at Jobcentres before non EU migrants can apply

24 Feb 2009

Employers have been given just over one month’s notice of new regulations that will require them to advertise skilled vacancies...

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Panasonic to make 15,000 job cuts

6 Feb 2009

Panasonic is set to cut 15,000 jobs and close 27 manufacturing plants worldwide by the end of March 2010.
The...

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