Daily Archives: March 31, 2012

April 2012 employment law changes: six things employers need to know

Every April a host of changes are made to employment legislation and 2012 is no exception. This year, important amendments include those relating to tribunal procedures, unfair dismissal and statutory maternity and sick pay.  The key reforms that will affect … Continue reading

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You don’t become great by trying to be great. You become great by wanting to do something, and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process. Randall Monroe

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Staff ‘trapped’ in career silos because employers fail to recognise tranferable skills

Workers are being trapped in career silos because they don’t believe they can cross sector or industry boundaries, according to data published this morning from the Hays Career Outlook Survey. The survey reveals employers across both the public and private … Continue reading

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ACAS report finds that there is little evidence that UK employers are engaging and retaining workers over 50

There is “little evidence” of UK employers taking proactive steps to engage and retain older workers according to new research conducted by Cranfield School of Management and Nottingham Business School for Acas. The authors of the research paper The Employment Relations … Continue reading

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