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Over 50s choose a new career over retirement

Over 50s choose a new career over retirement

Life begins at 50 for over half of the older generation, according to a new study which claims that nearly a third of the UK’s 21.3 million over 50s have taken the plunge and embarked on a new career in their later working years.…

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CIPD forecast 50% hike in redundancies

CIPD forecast 50% hike in redundancies

The latest quarterly Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and KPMG Labour Market Outlook survey predicts that redundancies will increase by 50% over the next quarter.…

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Maternity and redundancy: Your rights

Maternity and redundancy: Your rights

It is lawful to make a mum on maternity leave redundant so long as the axe is not wielded on the grounds of maternity leave or pregnancy; so if you find yourself in the firing line what should you watch out for?…

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Workers could survive just four weeks without pay

Workers could survive just four weeks without pay

A new survey claims that Britain’s workers are walking a financial tightrope with little provision to make ends meet should they be given the sack or are made redundant.…

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Despair or delight? Dealing with redundancy

Despair or delight? Dealing with redundancy

There’s no escaping the fact that every way we turn there is news of cuts and jobs being axed. In the public sector the outlook is particularly grim with 725,000 jobs to go in the next five years. So if your number’s up what should you do and how do you navigate the waters that can see you alternating between hope and utter despair?…

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