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Flexible working increase five-fold

The number of people working ‘flexible hours’ has increased five-fold in the last two decades. That is according to an analysis of working trends by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), which is celebrating ...

Contributor Ann Swain | Published: August 23, 2019

Are employers liable if an employee assaults someone?

The short answer to the question of whether a business is legally responsible for an employee’s violent criminal act is usually “no”. There are, however, important exceptions and the law has recently changed. Most employers are ...

Contributor Viola Lloyd | Published: October 17, 2016

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Most of this year’s IPOs will have lost investors money in five years

Most of this year’s “hot” IPO’s will have lost investors money within the next five years. A flurry of big-name companies have floated in the past year, including Uber, Beyond Meat and WeWork, in the ...

Contributor Chris Andrews & David Simons | Published: August 22, 2019

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"You did what!?" Revealed the most embarrassing workplace moments

New research from CV-Library has shared the nation’s top cringeworthy and embarrassing work situations. While we hope to avoid awkward situations at work, unfortunately this isn’t always possible. Contributor Lee Biggins, Founder and Managing Director ...

Contributor Lee Biggins | Published: February 22, 2018

Employee notice periods differ across the world

Employee notice periods differ across the world Employees resigning in the US, Mexico, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore and UK have the shortest statutory notice period between resigning and leaving their place of work, according to ...

Contributor Viola Lloyd | Published: February 5, 2008

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“Touch Base” Most-Hated Phrase For Second Year In a Row

A new Glassdoor survey1 reveals that the UK’s most annoying office phrases in 2018 are “touch base”, followed by “no brainer” and “punch a puppy”. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, identified what ...

Contributor Unknown | Published: July 17, 2018

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2.3 million working Brits think about handing in their notice every day

Deciding to leave your job is a huge decision to make, but it’s a common thought for many as they embrace the new year, new job mantra. However, new research has found that over 2 ...

Contributor Kelly Feehan | Published: January 16, 2019

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 Gender pay gap has halved in the last 20 years 

The current gender pay gap is only half of what it was 20 years ago. That is according to an analysis of salary data by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), which is celebrating ...

Contributor Ann Swain | Published: August 16, 2019

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UK “most obese nation in Western Europe”

The UK is the most obese nation in Western Europe with rates rising faster than any other developed nation* and only behind Turkey and Malta across the whole of Europe**. Contributor Professor Smith - Medserena ...

Contributor Professor Smith | Published: June 9, 2019

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One-in-three in FTSE 100 don’t mention LGBT+ in annual reports

Analysis has found that over one-third of FTSE 100 companies don’t mention LGBT+ in their latest annual reports. Contributor Suki Sandhu, Founder & CEO - OUTstanding & Involve. The research from INvolve shows how much more ...

Contributor Suki Sandhu | Published: August 20, 2019