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Rory Stewart

Minister proposes military-style college for prison governors

Prisons minister Rory Stewart has called for military involvement in improving the leadership and management skills of prison governors, a...

Police chiefs commit to developing sexual harassment action plan

16 Aug 2018

Police chiefs have vowed to address sexual harassment across the force after it emerged a high proportion of police officers...

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Joint employer concept to be tested in High Court

7 Aug 2018

In a case that could open the door for more than 3 million outsourced workers to negotiate directly with their...

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More police officers take on second jobs

7 Aug 2018

Thousands of police officers have taken on a second job, while more than four in 10 worry about the state...

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House of Fraser rescue deal collapses with 17,000 jobs at stake

3 Aug 2018

A deal that would have saved 28 of 59 House of Fraser stores has broken down as investor pulls out...

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Top law firm points to lack of clarity over including partners in gender pay sums

3 Aug 2018

Leading UK-headquartered law firm Allen & Overy (A&O) has come under fire from MPs for failing to include £1.5m of...

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Improve wellbeing by becoming ‘conversationally intelligent’

3 Aug 2018

Workplace conversations happen all the time of course, but “good” conversation – talking that makes change happen or calms conflict...

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Retail sector employee levels set to stagnate further

27 Jul 2018

Nearly a fifth of retailers are preparing to shed employees, and more than half do not expect staffing levels to...

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Pay increases for more than one million public sector workers announced

24 Jul 2018

The government has announced wage increases for more than one million public sector workers, including teachers, the armed forces and...

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Tesco staff file 1,000 equal pay claims

13 Jul 2018

One thousand former and current Tesco employees have lodged claims for equal pay, according to the law firm handling the...

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Aldi and Lidl employees “coming home” if England make the final

10 Jul 2018

Budget supermarkets Aldi and Lidl are hoping they haven’t scored an own goal by allowing employees to leave early this...

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NHS hospitals asked to reassure EU staff ahead of Brexit

3 Jul 2018

NHS hospitals in England have been asked to reach out to staff from other EU countries about continuing to work...

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Whitehall

Minister showed ‘contempt’ in botched civil service pay consultation

29 Jun 2018

Unions and the Labour Party have condemned the government’s 2018 civil service pay guidance remit and called for its immediate...

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National living wage rises will hit head office, not shop floor

27 Jun 2018

Rises in the national living wage will cause job losses at retail head offices, rather than in customer-facing roles, a...

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Clarks boss gets the boot after behaviour ‘fell short’

26 Jun 2018

The boss of iconic shoemaker Clarks has resigned after the British company said his behaviour had fallen short of the...

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