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Cable announces review of employment status

Cable announces review of employment status

Business Secretary Vince Cable has launched a wide-ranging employment review in a move which he says aims to help clarify and potentially strengthen the employment status of up to a million British workers. …

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Nearly half of employees favour flex working over pay rises

Nearly half of employees favour flex working over pay rises

More than 43% of employees would prefer flexible work to a pay raise, according to a report by communications software and services firm.…

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CIPD calls for employers to adopt formal carers policies

CIPD calls for employers to adopt formal carers policies

More than one in three employers report that absence levels have increased because their staff are struggling to cope with their caring responsibilities outside of work, but only one in six employers have policies in place to help achieve a better balance between home and work lives, according to a new report from the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development.…

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25% target for women on boards 'will be difficult to sustain'

25% target for women on boards 'will be difficult to sustain'

The 25% target for getting more women onto FTSE boards might be reached, but it will be challenging to maintain it over the medium term, according to analysis by a leading global executive search firm. …

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Dads to get new ante-natal rights

Dads to get new ante-natal rights

From tomorrow fathers and partners, including surrogate parents, have the right to take time off work to attend up to two ante-natal visits.…

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