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Rolls-Royce faces strike over Singapore production switch

Workers at two UK Rolls-Royce factories are on the verge of strike action because of plans to move some production to Singapore.

Lloyds Bank says staff will be working at home until spring at least

26 Oct 2020

Lloyds Bank's has told most of its UK employees not to return to the office until at least spring.

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Taking the lead: dog walker job at law firm commands £30,000

25 Oct 2020

A law firm specialising in tax litigation is looking for a ‘private assistant and dog walker’ for an annual £30,000 salary.

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Ebb and furlough: the Job Support Scheme explained

23 Oct 2020

We look at the back-and-forth nature of the government’s economic funding to help businesses affected by the pandemic and examine...

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GAP may close all clothing stores in Europe

23 Oct 2020

The retailer moots replacing stores with a franchise model in response to significant losses.

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Senior partner criticises high pay for new lawyers

23 Oct 2020

Senior partner at Pinsent Masons Richard Foley says six-figure salaries for newly qualified lawyers are unsustainable.

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Senior solicitor groped his secretary and told racist jokes

23 Oct 2020

A solicitor who ran through the offices of his employer with a pretend Ku Klux Klan hood has been found guilty of sexual harassment and racist behaviour.

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Chancellor revamps Job Support Scheme

22 Oct 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced an update to the Job Support Scheme (JSS), including for workers in England where tier 2 restrictions apply.

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How can we reinvigorate employee networks?

21 Oct 2020

Managed well, an employee network can bring a raft of benefits to its members and the organisation in which it...

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HR in universities: “One day is never the same as the next”

21 Oct 2020

Joanne Marshall has recently become the chair of Universities Human Resources, a body that supports people professionals across the higher...

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The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

20 Oct 2020

Senior executives' relationship with new employers is changing as they look to safeguard their positions against a background of instability.

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PwC to resign as Boohoo auditor after working conditions inquiry

19 Oct 2020

In the latest sign of growing fears among the large accountancy firms over reputational damage, PwC is set to resign as auditor of fashion retailer Boohoo.

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London restrictions risk quarter of a million hospitality jobs

16 Oct 2020

The introduction of tougher Covid-19 restrictions in London will put up to 250,000 hospitality jobs at risk.
Trade body UK...

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tesco equal pay

Tesco report was not a valid job evaluation study, tribunal finds

15 Oct 2020

The campaign to gain equal pay for up to half a million supermarket workers received a setback yesterday at an employment tribunal.

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Liverpool launches wage ‘top up’ scheme for hospitality and leisure

15 Oct 2020

Liverpool is to provide £40m of emergency funding for hospitality and leisure businesses in the region, allowing those affected by...

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