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Employees keen to save more

A new report detailing new research into the measures that need to be taken by Government, employers and industry to ensure the plan for pension auto-enrolment is a success and makes it easier for more people to save enough for their long term future.

Article by: | Published: 20 October 2011

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Litigation trends

Disputes ahead as global businesses await increased regulatory proceedings, and raise concerns about related litigation.

Article by: | Published: 19 October 2011

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It takes two to make a baby

Recent changes increasing the right to paternity leave have led to fears that men taking up to 26 weeks may have a negative impact on employers.

Article by: | Published: 19 October 2011

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A fairer future

The stated aim of Equality Act 2010 is to create “a fairer future”. While the Act has streamlined and simplified equality law, some provisions have been delayed, some abandoned altogether and some are being considered for abolition.

Article by: | Published: 17 October 2011

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Employment Tribunal system – a need for reform

The Employment Tribunal system was intended to be a forum to hear labour disputes, quickly and cheaply by those with a particular expertise in labour relations, in a relatively informal environment. However, Ohtribunal are rarely determined either quickly or cheaply.

Article by: | Published: 13 October 2011

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IT girls fight for equality

The issue of workplace equality is one that frequently rears its head. This could well be because directors and HR departments are failing to make significant progress in removing the glass ceiling.

Article by: | Published: 12 October 2011

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UK’s CEOs more diverse than global norm

Chief Executive Study highlights CEOs with more diverse experience hired in the UK compared with other global regions. Though there remains a lot to be done to develop female chief executives.

Article by: | Published: 11 October 2011