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Archive for October, 2012

British workers 'most depressed in Europe'

British workers 'most depressed in Europe'

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

British workers are the most depressed in Europe, according to a report in the Telegraph that claims a quarter of employees here have been diagnosed with the affliction.

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Whistleblowing guidance in Northern Ireland

Whistleblowing guidance in Northern Ireland

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Agency worker research and reforms

Agency worker research and reforms

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The CBI has set out its analysis of the impact of the Agency Workers Regulations a year after they came into force, and its priorities for the upcoming Government review of the regulations.

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NIPSA legal bid to halt PSNI hiring 1000 temporary staff

NIPSA legal bid to halt PSNI hiring 1000 temporary staff

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Northern Ireland’s largest public sector union is taking legal action to stop the PSNI from recruiting around 1,000 temporary staff in a £180m contract.

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GB Tribunal Statistics

GB Tribunal Statistics

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The GB Employment and Employment Appeal Tribunal statistics for 2011-2012 have been published and show a 15% reduction in the number of claims.

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Experts Discuss Impact of Age Discrimination Law on Health

Experts Discuss Impact of Age Discrimination Law on Health

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

New legislation to be consulted upon by the Northern Ireland Executive should ensure that people accessing health and social services are not treated less fairly because of their age. An Equality Commission seminar at the Stormont Hotel today has heard discussion on this issue from experts in equality law, from representatives of older people and […]

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Equality Commission calls for improved legal protection

Equality Commission calls for improved legal protection

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The thirteenth Annual Report of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, covering the period 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012, has been published. Commenting on this, his first report, Chief Commissioner Michael Wardlow paid tribute to the work of the Commission under his predecessor Bob Collins.

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Legal-Island finishes runner-up in Childcare Works Awards 2012

Legal-Island finishes runner-up in Childcare Works Awards 2012

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

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The £11m workplace pensions advertising campaign

The £11m workplace pensions advertising campaign

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

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National Minimum Wage changes

National Minimum Wage changes

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2012 come into force from 1st October.

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