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Skills shortage costs British businesses £2bn a year, survey finds

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Open University says firms pay extra for recruitment, temps and inflating salaries and advises them to train their staff

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Skills shortage costs British businesses £2bn a year, survey finds

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Open University says firms pay extra for recruitment, temps and inflating salaries and advises them to train their staff

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One in 13 ethnic minority workers are in insecure jobs, says TUC

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Members of the black, Asian and ethnic minority communities are a third more likely to be in insecure work than white workers

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One in 13 ethnic minority workers are in insecure jobs, says TUC

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Members of the black, Asian and ethnic minority communities are a third more likely to be in insecure work than white workers

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Asos accused of underpaying new warehouse staff

Shared from on 2 December 2016

Online fashion retailer allegedly breached employment law by restricting new temporary workers’ pay for three months longer than regulations permit

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Asos accused of underpaying new warehouse staff

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Online fashion retailer allegedly breached employment law by restricting new temporary workers’ pay for three months longer than regulations permit

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Revealed: temp agencies’ avoidance scheme costs taxpayers ‘hundreds of millions’

Shared from on 15 November 2016

In the first of a series on the UK’s increasingly precarious world of work, a Guardian investigation uncovers the use of ‘contrived’ financial arrangements to slash national insurance bills

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The return of Brazil’s ‘gig economy’

Shared from on 19 October 2016

During Brazil's boom times, the 'gig economy' contracted as people took formal and long-term jobs. But with the return of recession, the numbers doing temporary and informal work is increasing.

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The return of Brazil’s ‘gig economy’

Shared from on 19 October 2016

During Brazil's boom times, the 'gig economy' contracted as people took formal and long-term jobs. But with the return of recession, the numbers doing temporary and informal work is increasing.

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A&E closes over night after doctors reject limit on pay

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An A&E unit has been forced to close at night because locum doctors are refusing to work there after their pay was capped.

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A&E closes over night after doctors reject limit on pay

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An A&E unit has been forced to close at night because locum doctors are refusing to work there after their pay was capped.

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Sports Direct staff scared to take time off with sick children, teachers claim

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Temporary workers at Shirebrook warehouse subjected to ‘six strikes and you’re out’ disciplinary procedure fear sack for taking time off work

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Sports Direct staff scared to take time off with sick children, teachers claim

Shared from on 10 December 2015

Temporary workers at Shirebrook warehouse subjected to ‘six strikes and you’re out’ disciplinary procedure fear sack for taking time off work

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Sports Direct staff scared to take time off with sick children, teachers claim

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Temporary workers at Shirebrook warehouse subjected to ‘six strikes and you’re out’ disciplinary procedure fear sack for taking time off work

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Doctor paid £500,000 as costs soar for the NHS

Shared from on 2 October 2015

Britain’s best-paid locum doctor is to earn nearly half a million pounds from the NHS this year as figures show the temporary staff bill has soared to £1bn

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