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Sep
03
2010

Britain`s got talent auditionee has claim struck out by Employment Tribunal

A Britain`s Got Talent contestant who claimed she was discriminated against at her audition, has failed to get her case heard at employment tribunal. She was reportedly suing for £2.5..

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
27
2010

We dont want to speak too soon, but are things looking up?

The UK economy grew by more than initially thought in the second quarter of 2010. The Office for National Statistics` (ONS) had estimated growth of 1.1% last month, with the..

Aug
26
2010

Paternity leave - do you have to be the Prime Minister to afford it?

So David Cameron went to Cornwall hoping for a relaxing holiday and ended up dealing with the early arrival of his baby daughter.  Florence is the Cameron`s fourth child and so..

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
25
2010

TUPE and Equal Pay

When considering an amalgamation of workforces after a transfer of undertakings, companies have to be careful about making any changes to the terms and conditions of the transferred work force. ..

Aug
20
2010

Tackling long-term sickness absence: line managers are the key

Yesterday we blogged on the high incidence of employees suffering mental health problems going on to claim incapacity benefits. Today, there is new guidance available to help employers get their..

Aug
20
2010

Women to wait 57 years for equal pay

The 2010 National Management Salary Survey conducted by CELRE has revealed that female salaries have increased by 2.8% over the last year, compared with 2.3% for men.  However, despite this..

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..



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