Flexible working – friend or foe?

October 7th, 2019

A recent survey by professional network Cityparents reveals that flexible working remains little more than a disingenuous tick-box exercise in many City based organisations.

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Stranded staff – an employer’s guide

October 2nd, 2019

While news of Thomas Cook has been taking up media coverage, little thought has been given to the impact on holidaymakers’ jobs back home.

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Can self-management increase productivity?

September 19th, 2019

No hierarchy, no managers, an open forum for ideas and strategy, and most significantly, workers who set their own pay and benefits.

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September 13th, 2019

Following our recent posts and research into ‘ghosting’ in the workplace by candidates and employees, we’re shining the spotlight on another new trend, first noticed on the dating scene.

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What impact will Brexit have on Working Time Regulations?

September 5th, 2019

Once we leave the EU, the door will have opened to the possibility of the government modifying regulations that currently define how the UK works.

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Candidates guilty of ‘ghosting’ during rec process

September 4th, 2019

New research from law firm Joelson has found that four-fifths (84%) of UK employers have experienced a candidate ‘ghosting’ at some point during the recruitment process. The term ‘ghosting’ – which was traditionally used to describe the practice of serial daters trying to terminate a conversation or relationship without an explanation – has moved into … Continue reading “Candidates guilty of ‘ghosting’ during rec process”

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4/5 of employers have been ‘ghosted’ by potential recruits

August 28th, 2019

Four fifths (84%) of UK employers have experienced a candidate ‘ghosting’ them part way through a recruitment process, according to a new survey.

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Do companies have any obligations when changing your employment contract?

August 27th, 2019

Over the past week, Asda has been hitting headlines for its introduction of ‘Contract 6’. The new contract will see employees’ base pay increased, however it will also introduce unpaid breaks and force staff to work on bank holidays.

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Good work

August 14th, 2019

A new Consultation is underway with the Government recommending changes to reflect an increasingly flexible, modern way of working.

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Boris Brexit – changes to UK employment law more likely?

August 7th, 2019

Those in favour of Brexit have long promoted a vision of a Britain free from the shackles of the EU’s legislative control. However, some of the frameworks put in place, or supplemented by EU law, have surely been beneficial to employees and workers in the UK.

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