Daily Archives: March 24, 2011

Bullying causes ripples across business: How to deal with the problem

Bullying in the workplace not only affects staff, it can also affect organisations – both large and small – in their ability to operate. The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) claims 70% of managers have witnessed bullying in the past three … Continue reading

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Budget 2011: Equality Act’s third-party harassment regulations to be removed

As part of the 2011 Budget, the Government has announced that it will consult to remove the “unworkable” requirement under the Equality Act 2010 for employers to take reasonable steps to prevent harassment of their staff by third parties. The Plan … Continue reading

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Lecturers set to strike across UK

Lecturers at 500 universities and colleges across the UK will take part in the first nationwide strike for five years today in a worsening row over pay and pensions. Tens of thousands of members of the University and College Union … Continue reading

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Tube workers balloted for action

London Underground workers are to be balloted for industrial action in a row over pay, it was announced today. The Rail Maritime and Transport union said its members working in the Tube’s power control room will vote on whether to … Continue reading

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