Daily Archives: April 7, 2011


Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.  John Wanamaker (1838 – 1922)

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Employers predict rise in industrial action

Seven employers in 10 (71%) predict a rise in industrial action in the UK over the next year and one-third (33%) think that strikes in their own organisations are likely, according to data released by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and … Continue reading

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April 2011 employment law changes: eight things employers need to know

Not exactly sure which legislation is being introduced this week? Personnel Today provides guidance for employers on the changes to employment law in force from April 2011. Legal changes include: the beginning of the transitional period for the abolition of … Continue reading

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Teachers strike over pupils’ discipline

Teachers are staging a strike today in protest at violence, threats and “poor management” at a troubled secondary school Staff at Darwen Vale High School in Darwen, Lancashire, say they are angry at what they see as a lack of … Continue reading

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Hays recruitment grows everywhere but UK and Ireland

Hays said net fees grew by 16pc on a like-for-like basis in the the three months to the end of March. Hays That was made up of a 23pc increase in fees from Asia Pacific and a 35pc rise in … Continue reading

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