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Archive for January, 2013

Businesses Bear the Brunt of the Winter Bug

Businesses Bear the Brunt of the Winter Bug

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

A sharp increase in Norovirus questions from worried bosses has led to HR and health & safety expert, Croner, issuing urgent guidance on managing the situation in the workplace.

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Stringfellow Restaurants Ltd v Quashie [2012] EWCA Civ 1735

Stringfellow Restaurants Ltd v Quashie [2012] EWCA Civ 1735

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Unfair dismissal; employee status

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Contract workers rights regulations tighten in China

Contract workers rights regulations tighten in China

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

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£292 billion could be the price of office banter going too far

£292 billion could be the price of office banter going too far

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Research from Allen & Overy (A&O) has shown tribunal claims resulting from office banter going too far could cost businesses a total of £292 billion in 2013.

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Farry announces £9million support to fund employment schemes for young people

Farry announces £9million support to fund employment schemes for young people

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Employment and Learning Minister, Dr Stephen Farry, today announced a £9million support package for a range of employment schemes to support young people not in education, employment or training (NEET).

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Maternity protection: Not just a personal issue

Maternity protection: Not just a personal issue

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many countries have ratified ILO conventions on maternity protection, but pregnant women still face workplace discrimination. Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25), the ILO publishes guidelines on how to implement maternity protection policies.

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Equality Commission Publishes 22nd Monitoring Report

Equality Commission Publishes 22nd Monitoring Report

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Equality Commission today (Tuesday December 18th, 2012) publishes the 22nd Annual Monitoring Report on the composition of the workforce in Northern Ireland. The report, dealing with returns for 2011 from 3,808 employers, reveals that the total number of monitored employees contracted for the third year in succession falling by 2,884, a decline of 0.6%. […]

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Collective Consultation Reduction for GB

Collective Consultation Reduction for GB

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The coalition Government in GB has announced it plans to:

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Employers 'cautiously optimistic' as companies eye salary hikes for workforce in year ahead

Employers 'cautiously optimistic' as companies eye salary hikes for workforce in year ahead

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The IT, legal, HR and sales and marketing sectors in Northern Ireland are getting the highest pay rises and most benefits, according to a new survey.

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New report shows recent developments in skills and labour demand during the recession

New report shows recent developments in skills and labour demand during the recession

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The overall labour demand is still affected by the recession, yet vacancies are hard to fill in the health, ICT, engineering, sales and finance sectors, the new European Vacancy and Recruitment Report says.

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