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Citizens Advice training document ‘propagated racial stereotypes’

Citizens Advice in England and Wales has produced a staff training document accused of spreading racist stereotypes.
The document, which...

Banks need to transfer more staff to EU for no-deal Brexit

15 Aug 2019

Banks need to “step up” their plans for the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the European Central Bank...

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Asda staff protest over contract changes

15 Aug 2019

Asda staff have taken part a rally outside the retailer’s headquarters in Leeds in protest over contract changes that will...

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Wage growth fastest in 11 years

13 Aug 2019

Wages are growing at their fastest rate for 11 years, according to official figures released today. Unemployment increased slightly and the number of vacancies fell for the sixth consecutive time.

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Met PC defies bosses to appear on Big Brother

13 Aug 2019

A Metropolitan police constable is appearing on the Nigerian version of the reality television show Big Brother, despite her manager...

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NHS to accelerate roll-out of artificial intelligence

8 Aug 2019

The NHS in England will create a national artificial intelligence laboratory to improve care and free up the time of medics so they can spend more time with patients.

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Pensions: NHS doctors to set accrual level to tackle tax crisis

7 Aug 2019

Senior doctors and surgeons will be able to set the level of pension accrual each year to allow them to...

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Armed forces: minorities more likely to make complaints

7 Aug 2019

Ministers “must get a grip” on tackling the disproportionately high number of complaints raised by female and ethnic minority armed...

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Holiday pay for ‘term-time’ workers should not be pro-rated

6 Aug 2019

Holiday pay for permanent staff who only work part of the year – such as term-time workers – should be...

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Tesco to shed thousands of jobs

5 Aug 2019

The UK's largest supermarket chain is cutting 4,500 jobs mostly across its 153 Metro stores, as it puts measures in place to simplify processes.

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Tesco worker ‘left in the dark’ about role was unfairly dismissed

5 Aug 2019

A former Tesco employee who was left in the dark about changes to her role and suspended for not accepting them was constructively and unfairly dismissed.

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Government admits defeat in police pensions legal battle

2 Aug 2019

The government has conceded defeat over its attempt to alter police pensions, acknowledging that moving police officers to new police pension schemes, based on their age, is discriminatory.

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HR manager at merging NHS trust was unfairly dismissed

2 Aug 2019

An HR manager at a merged NHS trust has won her claim for unfair dismissal but two of her colleagues' cases failed.

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Study busts myths on students’ work expectations

2 Aug 2019

Most undergraduates have a nuanced view of ethics and morality when it comes to selecting a company to work for after graduation

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Asda equal pay case heads to the Supreme Court

1 Aug 2019

The Supreme Court will consider whether shop floor workers at Asda can be compared to workers in the distribution centre...

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