Daily Archives: November 18, 2010


I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.  Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 – 1951)

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Men are born to succeed, not fail.  Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

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Employers face temp worker shortage over busy festive season

Employers face a shortage of temporary agency cover over the busy Christmas period despite rising unemployment levels, according to new research. A survey of 2,500 recruitment agencies by de Poel, a purchaser of temporary labour, reveals that more than two-thirds … Continue reading

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Legal aid changes could prompt rise in ‘hopeless’ tribunal cases

Employers could face a rise in “hopeless” employment tribunal cases if Government plans to reform the legal aid system go ahead, an employment law specialist has cautioned. The warning follows a Ministry of Justice consultation published yesterday (15 November), which proposes … Continue reading

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Number of unemployed women soars

The number of unemployed women in the UK increased by 31,000 in the three months to September to reach 1.02 million – the highest figure since 1988. The grim findings, published today by the Office for National Statistics, emerged as the overall number … Continue reading

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No one can earn a million dollars honestly.  William Jennings Bryan (1860 – 1925)

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Final year students are forced to work

Debt and living costs are forcing university students to work during their final year at university, a study found today. Research commissioned by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit found that students in their third year were much more likely … Continue reading

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