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Sep
21
2010

A fair wage?

Further to our post below regarding the highest paid public workers, Buddy has been looking at the results of a BBC survey questioning the public as to what salary they..

Sep
21
2010

Are you paid more than the Prime Minister?

According to research carried out by BBC programme Panorama, which examined over 2,400 public bodies, more than 9,000 public sector workers are paid more per year than David Cameron, who..

Sep
20
2010

Divided opinion over Government plans to scrap the right to request time off for training

The Government`s consultation regarding the right to request time off for training and study closed on 15 August 2010.   The "time to train" Regulations only came into force in April this..

Sep
07
2010

More good news for jobseekers as job opportunities fail to take their usual summer holiday

Recriutment specialists Reed have published their monthly Job Index for the Month of August 2010 and the results are positive. Each month the Reed Job Index tracks the number of new..

Sep
02
2010

Cheap labour?

Research undertaken by Totaljobs.com has shown that individuals seeking work in the private sector are increassingly more willing to consider taking a lower salary to secure employment.  Totaljobs surveyed 1,600 public sector..

Aug
25
2010

Employee Benefits

Some companies offer their employees benefits and incentives as part of their remuneration package, such as salary sacrifice schemes by way of vouchers to be used in retail stores.  Companies..

Aug
25
2010

Right of Substitution Trumps Dentist`s Claim

Is he an ‘employee` or a ‘worker`?   This was the first hurdle an employee had to establish before he was able to proceed with his claim for unlawful deductions in Community..

Aug
20
2010

Resignations on the up as firms fail to meet expectations

The 2010 National Management Salary Survey conducted by CELRE has revealed an increase in resignations, despite growing fears over job security.  More than half the 197 employers surveyed recognised that..

Aug
17
2010

Cycle to work scheme "fair market value" clarified by HMRC

HMRC has clarified the tax rules surrounding the Cycle to Work scheme. This should encourage more employers to offer the benefit to their workforce, as companies who strive to go..

Aug
12
2010

Government starts consultation on the right to request time off for training

Despite only coming into force in April 2010 for employers with over 250 employees, and not yet being applicable to smaller firms, the Coalition Government is considering scrapping the right..



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