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Hiring plans for Q1 weakest in seven years

10 Dec 2019

Employers’ hiring intentions are at their weakest in seven years with Brexit uncertainty, the general election and a slowing global...

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Movers and shakers: Protect, NHS, The Collective and Marshall Motors

10 Dec 2019

Personnel Today’s first far-from-exhaustive listing of appointments in the HR world includes big moves at the Institute of Directors, which...

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Wetherspoon to create 10,000 jobs by 2024

10 Dec 2019

JD Wetherspoon is investing more than £200 million over the next four years, developing new pubs and hotels as well...

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Fewer than one in four construction staff have workplace pension

10 Dec 2019

Less than a quarter of construction workers are enrolled in a workplace pension, it has been estimated.
Figures obtained from...

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Proportion of older workers grows rapidly

10 Dec 2019

The gap between the employment rate of 50 to 64 year olds and under-50s may be at its narrowest in at least 25 years

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Conservative voters more confident about career prospects

10 Dec 2019

People who feel “politically homeless” have lower job confidence than those who identify with a particular political party, and Conservative...

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Poll highlights misunderstanding about cancer survival rates

9 Dec 2019

The majority of people think that cancer patients cannot live for years after their diagnosis, research has found.
According to...

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Worker reps would be part of Labour nationalisation move

9 Dec 2019

Labour will start re-nationalising water and energy companies within 100 days of taking office, shadow chancellor John McDonnell will announce...

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Kitchen manager dismissed for food safety issues was discriminated against

9 Dec 2019

A Beefeater kitchen manager who was dismissed for food safety failings after working excessive hours was discriminated against because of...

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Poor management biggest factor in engagement

9 Dec 2019

The ‘quality’ of a manager is the most important factor in employee job satisfaction, a joint business school research project...

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Physio pursues unfair dismissal claim while fighting deportation

9 Dec 2019

An NHS physiotherapist is fighting a Home Office attempt to remove her from the UK after being dismissed from her job.

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Supreme Court’s unfair dismissal ruling in Royal Mail case gives pause for thought

9 Dec 2019

This recent case should sound an alert for companies looking to dismiss staff for...

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Three hundred jobs lost at John Lewis call centre

9 Dec 2019

More than 300 jobs at an outsourced John Lewis customer contact centre have been culled as the retailer attempts to...

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‘Fulfilling’ jobs for older workers could benefit health and wellbeing

6 Dec 2019

Maximising working opportunities for older people and offering fulfilling work beyond retirement age could have a profound impact on health...

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Northern Ireland health strike continues after pay offer rejected

6 Dec 2019

A fresh pay offer for health workers in Northern Ireland, who have been on strike for almost two weeks, has been rejected by unions.

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