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Totaljobs recruiter news 24.06.2013

All the jobs industry news you need to know in the UK. Charity calls on MPs to warn employers about the dangers of workplace drinking Charity group Alcohol Concern has revealed a quarter of MPs (26%) believe there is an “unhealthy” drinking culture in Parliament. It has called on MPs to set an example and warn employers about the.
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Totaljobs recruiter news 10.06.13

All the jobs industry and recruiter news you need to know in the UK. Labour leader urged to get his “facts right” on UK’s recruitment industry Earlier this month Labour leader Ed Miliband gave a speech on his party’s welfare reform plans, which centred on jobs and growth in the recruitment sector. However, Recruitment and Confederation (REC) chief executive,.
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Totaljobs recruiter news 29.05.13

All the jobs industry news you need to know in the UK. Unemployment rises and pay growth slows, ONS figures show The number of unemployed people in the UK has risen to 2.52 million, the latest job figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have revealed. There was an increase of 15,000 in the three months to.
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Totaljobs recruiter news 13.05.13

All the jobs industry news you need to know in the UK Young people “giving up” on looking for work Global youth unemployment is close to “crisis peak” as young people are increasingly giving up on looking for work, a report by The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned. The report, Global Unemployment Trends for Youth 2013, said the.
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Totaljobs recruiter news 01.05.13

All the jobs industry news you need to know in the UK Half of all UK employees feel threatened by their boss, research reveals Research from leadership development consultancy Head Heart Brain has found that almost half of UK employees say they feel threatened by their boss. Poor leadership skills were one of the main reasons for 47% of.
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News Burst: 5 February 2013

Accenture is the most ‘gay-friendly’ employer in the UK Global management consultancy firm Accenture has been named the most ‘gay-friendly’ employer in Britain by lesbian, gay and bisexual charity, Stonewall’s annual top 100 Workplace Equality Index 2013. The ninth annual list, is the definitive benchmarking tool when it comes to evaluating policy and good practice around sexual orientation issues.
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News Burst: 9 January 2013

Redundancy notice period halved to 45 days Employment relations minister Jo Swinson has announced plans to reduce the 90 day minimum period before very large scale redundancies can take place to 45 days.  Swinson also announced plans to legislate to make clear that fixed term contracts which have reached the end of their natural life are excluded from obligations.
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News burst: 5 December 2012

Steel firm job losses round off a month of ‘carnage’ in the UK job market The announcement earlier this month that saw 900 job losses at Tata Steel rounds off a month of ‘jobs carnage’ across the UK economy, which has seen a series of employers make announcements that have put approximately 20,000 jobs at risk. The past month has seen: 900 jobs.
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News burst: 23 November 2012

Recruitment freeze at the FT The Financial Times (FT) has imposed a recruitment freeze in a run up to Christmas in a bid to control costs in an increasingly tough advertising market. In an internal email sent by FT chief executive John Ridding and seen by MediaGuardian, titled ‘cost control/profit protection’ he outlined strict measures. These included a.
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