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Irwin Mitchell staff to choose where they work

27 Apr 2021

Law firm says, depending on their role, staff will be free to choose where and when they work.

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Ireland must rethink its approach to the gig economy

27 Apr 2021

Dublin's binary approach to the gig economy has created a zero-sum game for platform operators and contractors. It's time for a rethink.

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Vestas UK expansion could whip up 2,000 jobs

27 Apr 2021

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is expected to expand its UK operations, which would see the creation of hundreds of jobs.

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Covid-19 blow to firms recruiting Indian workers

26 Apr 2021

Health services, finance businesses and IT firms likely to miss out on highly skilled Indian workers.

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Judicial appointments system failing ethnic minorities

26 Apr 2021

Bullying and biased leadership structures are preventing black and ethnic minority judges from reaching the top jobs claim a group of judges.

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Meal kit business to recruit 1,000 staff

26 Apr 2021

New roles at Gousto will be in tech and marketing but some workers will also be needed in packing and preparing food kits.

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Bank of England to create new hub in Leeds

22 Apr 2021

Governor says the Bank's new hub is part of a plan to increase its staff presence across the UK significantly.

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Pizza Express to take on 1,000 employees

22 Apr 2021

The chain's recruitment campaign will include 300 posts under the government's Kickstart programme.

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Address ‘chronic undersupply’ of NHS staff, PM told

21 Apr 2021

In a letter representing 1.4 million NHS staff, Boris Johnson has been warned that the pressure of working in a...

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Mencap and Unison urge rethink of sleep-shift pay

20 Apr 2021

Mencap and Unison have written a joint letter to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging the government to rethink...

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Firms warned over return of right-to-work fines

19 Apr 2021

For much of 2020, with the UK in the grip of the Covid pandemic, the Home Office did not issue any Right to Work fines but in the final quarter of last year 77 fines were issued.

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Nissan to furlough 800 Sunderland staff

19 Apr 2021

A global shortage of computer chips has seen production slowed and hundreds of employees furloughed.

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Three in five jobcentre staff feel office is unsafe

19 Apr 2021

A Public and Commercial Services union survey finds only 21% of Jobcentre Plus staff would feel safe dealing with benefits claimants face-to-face.

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Court of Appeal rules foster carers can unionise

16 Apr 2021

Foster carers are “workers” and have the right to unionise, according to a ruling today by the Court of Appeal....

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NCT accused of ‘racism’ by parenting practitioners

16 Apr 2021

A union said that some of the National Childbirth Trust's practitioners were being “bullied” by the trust’s quality assurance procedures.

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