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How can benefits be used to engage flexible workers?

A recent report by Vodafone suggests that three-quarters of companies globally have now introduced some form of flexible working policy, and from those that have implemented the scheme, a huge majority (83 percent) have seen an increase in productivity as a direct result.

Article by: | Published: 27 July 2016

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Flex is strengthening employment figures

Responding to the latest ONS Labour Market statistics, Ben Willmott, Head of Public Policy for the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, comments:

Article by: | Published: 26 July 2016

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Brexit – In control in spite of the facts

If there is one thing I have learned following Brexit, it is the meaningless value of “facts”. They provide an illusion of credibility that rarely exists in reality. Brexit was a brilliant illustration, a wealth of facts and a poverty of reason.

Article by: | Published: 25 July 2016

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UK must return to better business

If the referendum was a protest vote against the politicians it also demonstrated a disenchantment with the leaders of business. By Gerry Brown, author of The Independent Director: The Non-Executive Director's Guide to Effective Board Presence

Article by: | Published: 22 July 2016

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Business investment should focus on talent

Office for National Statistics figures released reveal that in 2014, the UK government spent £11.0 billion on science, engineering and technology (SET), an increase of 0.4 per cent in current prices compared with 2013. This emphasises the importance of technology to boost growth in the UK economy.

Article by: | Published: 21 July 2016

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Is there a need for a Pokémon policy?

With one company threatening dismissal if the game is played in work and Boeing finding it had been downloaded 100 times on company mobiles, Law at Work’s legal adviser Paman Singh reflects on whether employers should be considering a Pokémon policy.

Article by: | Published: 21 July 2016