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Brexit and ‘zero hours’ contracts undermining financial wellbeing

Almost half of workers are borrowing to meet day-to-day financial needs. A quarter of workers have a monthly income fluctuation of more than 10 percent. 39 percent of employers think employees would approach them for financial assistance/only 3 percent* of employees would turn to them for help.

Contributor: Heidi Allan | Published: 26 May 2017

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Health & safety “at risk from Government’s Brexit plans”

The TUC has published a new briefing, Protecting Health and Safety after Brexit, which warns trade unionists and working people that health and safety protections are at risk from the government’s Brexit plans.

Contributor: Frances O’Grady | Published: 20 May 2017

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Brexit bonfire of employment law “not needed”

Employers back UK’s existing employment rights framework as negotiations over the country’s departure from the EU begin. Comment Rachel Suff, Employment Adviser at the CIPD.

Contributor: Rachel Suff | Published: 15 May 2017

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Brexit could be good for Fintech

Despite potential issues, the FinTech sector is set to benefit from Brexit according to leading FinTech provider Trusek. Comment Co-Founder and Chief Executive of Trusek, Steve Hatton.

Contributor: Steve Hatton | Published: 10 April 2017

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APSCo on Article 50: The end of uncertainty?

As Britain’s EU Ambassador gives official notice of the UK’s decision to leave the EU to the European Council, under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, Samantha Hurley, Operations Director at the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), comments.

Contributor: Samantha Hurley | Published: 1 April 2017

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What should we make of The Daily Mail and Leg-gate?

Two of the most powerful people in the UK met recently to discuss Brexit and the future of the United Kingdom, yet readers of the Daily Mail would have a hard time finding out what happened; the paper decided to focus on Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's appearances rather than the topics at hand. Comment from Jacob Demeza-Wilkinson, employment law consultant for the ELAS Group.

Contributor: Jacob Demeza-Wilkinson | Published: 29 March 2017

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Brexit fuelling more uncertainty

The vote by the Lords to accept the passing the Brexit Bill unamended will leave many European nationals in the UK with a continuing sense of uncertainty that has been felt since the referendum. From Adam Williams, Partner and specialist business immigration lawyer at leading law firm DMH Stallard.

Contributor: Adam Williams | Published: 20 March 2017

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Public servant to suffer wage hit after decade long pay pinch

Brexit-fuelled inflation deepens pay crisis for teaching assistants, refuse collectors, and midwives as union demands end to worst salary squeeze since Thatcher. Comment from Rehana Azam, GMB National Secretary.

Contributor: Rehana Azam | Published: 16 March 2017

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Brexit fears trigger financial sector flight from UK organisation

Spike in UK financial sector professionals searching for jobs in Ireland; 55 percent jump in British auditors looking for work in Ireland, with a 50 percent surge among financial analysts, 46 percent for accountants and 36 percent for finance managers. Comment from Indeed EMEA economist, Mariano Mamertino.

Contributor: Mariano Mamertino | Published: 13 February 2017