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Millennials increasingly more challenging to work with

Millennials are increasingly more challenging to work with, as differences between generations creates conflict in the workplace. Chirs Hickey, UK CEO - Robert Walters. Millennials have been dubbed the most ‘impatient generation’ in the workplace, with ...

Contributor Chirs Hickey | Published: February 19, 2019

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No deal Brexit: passports with less than six months won’t be accepted

In the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit situation on 29 March, UK passports with less than six months left on arrival to the Schengen area may run into difficulty when travelling to and between ...

Contributor Sarah Dennis | Published: February 16, 2019

Can employers dismiss Brexiteer employees?

This morning saw a lively debate erupt on Good Morning Britain between Remainer Terry Christian and Leaver Tim Martin whilst discussing what Brexit means to UK businesses. Contributor Joanne Wells, Employment Law Consultant - The ...

Contributor Joanne Wells | Published: February 19, 2019

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Public sector “most alleged offender” in workplace disability discrimination claims

People with disabilities continue to overwhelmingly claim to be the main victims of discrimination under the Equality Act, according to new figures. Contributor Maria Chadwick, Senior Associate Solicitor – Stephensons. Out of the 1,725 cases the ...

Contributor Maria Chadwick | Published: February 18, 2019

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Are you allowed to ask applicants if they have a criminal Record?

A new paper published by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice found that one in six people in the UK has a criminal record. Contributor Emma O’Leary, HR Director – ELAS. This number is relatively shocking ...

Contributor Emma O’Leary | Published: January 17, 2019

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Ever wonder why candidates are turning jobs down?

Recent news surfaced after a young woman was “forced” to decline a job offer due to the unpleasant interview methods used by the company’s CEO. Ashamedly, situations like this happen more often than you would ...

Contributor Ever wonder why candidates are turning jobs down? | Published: February 13, 2019

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Which companies are covering commuting cost?

Whether commuting to work by car, public transport, or on foot, chances are you probably don’t like it. For many people, crammed shoulder-to-shoulder on trains, the experience can certainly be stressful. Contributor Tom Chapman - CandidSky  One-out-of-every-seven ...

Contributor Tom Chapman | Published: February 17, 2019

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SMEs are gunning for growth in 2019 

While enduring tough economic struggles, UK SMEs are still hoping to grow their headcount by an average of 21 percent over the next 12 months.  According to new research from business energy supplier, Opus Energy, Despite ...

Contributor Unknown | Published: February 14, 2019

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Modest wage growth predicted in 2019

UK workers are due to get an average real-terms pay rise of 1.1 percent in 2019, which would be an improvement on the 0.5 percent they received in 2018, and is also fractionally greater than the ...

Contributor Keith Coull | Published: December 7, 2018

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'Sign or resign’ - Sainsbury’s contracts row

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has hit the headlines this week over its plans to overhaul the employment contracts of a number of its employees. Contributor by Adam Pennington, solicitor and employment law expert – Stephensons. The supermarket ...

Contributor Adam Pennington | Published: May 28, 2018