Daily Archives: March 23, 2011

Government scraps local government code protecting staff in outsourced contracts

The Government is to scrap local government’s ‘two tier code’, which protects terms and conditions of staff transferred to firms operating outsourced contracts. Mark Hammerton, partner at lawyers Eversheds, said: “The confirmation of the withdrawal of the Code in Local … Continue reading

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Recruiters eschew social network tools

While social media has garnered attention as an effective and inexpensive marketing, business development and customer service tool, employers and workers may not yet be ready to adopt this technology for recruitment. According to a report by recruiter Robert Half, … Continue reading

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New employers’ body will support holistic diversity approach

Legislation and talent competition driving trend, says founder of Inclusive Employers It is time for all employers to view diversity holistically rather than in single strands such as race or gender, according to the founder of a new employer body … Continue reading

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Quarter of UK workers ‘do not respect their manager’

A third fail to provide clear instructions, says People 1st survey More than a quarter of British employees do not respect their manager and nearly half are not motivated by them, a new survey has revealed. One in three employees … Continue reading

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