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UK government 'should back Living Wage'

UK government 'should back Living Wage'

The UK government should make it an explicit goal  to increase the take-up of the voluntary Living Wage to benefit at least 1 million more employees by 2020, according to a report out today.…

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Gender imbalance in IT 'needs to be confronted'

Gender imbalance in IT 'needs to be confronted'

The gender imbalance throughout ICT and computing education must be rectified if the UK is to meet the growing demand for IT professionals and secure the future growth of the sector, according to a report out today.…

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'Managers need to be more open about flexibility in new jobs'

'Managers need to be more open about flexibility in new jobs'

An estimated 8.7 million full-time workers, or two in every five, ‘actually want to work flexibly right now’, according to a new report that urges managers to be more open about alternative working patterns at the point of advertising a new job.…

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Over a quarter of workers say they will request flexible working, says survey

Over a quarter of workers say they will request flexible working, says survey

Over a quarter of British employees say they are likely to request flexible working arrangements once the new legislation comes into force, according to a YouGov survey.…

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Government review needed on racial barriers to leadership

Government review needed on racial barriers to leadership

A government review is needed into racial barriers in the workplace that is akin to the Lord Davies review into gender, and for two words - ‘and race’ - to be added to the UK Corporate Governance Code, according to Race for Opportunity.…

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