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Commute times creeping up

Commute times creeping up

The average British one-way commute is creeping up and is now nearly half an hour (29.6 minutes) compared to 26 minutes two years ago, according to new research by workspace provider Regus.   …

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Unemployment falls to 6.2%

Unemployment falls to 6.2%

Unemployment has fallen to 6.2%, the lowest level since late 2008, according to the Office for National Statistics. …

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Australia tops study of working outside contracted hours

Australia tops study of working outside contracted hours

Some 91% of professionals in Australia - compared to 73% in the UK - admit to working more than their contractual hours with most working in the financial services (49%), technology (9%) and retail (8%) sectors.…

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Millennials put career development ahead of salary

Millennials put career development ahead of salary

Ambitious Millennial workers (18  to 31 year olds) are seeking more than money from their employers as almost two thirds are looking to leave their jobs for reasons other than salary, a new study of over 5,000 workers has revealed.…

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House of Lords urges government to 'stand firm' on EU quotas for women on boards

House of Lords urges government to 'stand firm' on EU quotas for women on boards

A House of Lords EU Committee has written to the Government urging it to oppose the EU proposal to impose quotas for women on boards.…

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