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45% of women spend less than half an hour walking around at work, says poll

45% of women spend less than half an hour walking around at work, says poll

Almost half of women and nearly two fifths of men working in UK offices spend less than 30 minutes a day walking around at work, according to new statistics released today.…

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One in 10 new recruits are a 'bad hire', says report

One in 10 new recruits are a 'bad hire', says report

One in 10 new recruits are regarded as a ‘poor hiring decision’ with 70% of HR directors admitting that they have hired someone who did not meet expectations, according to a new report.…

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Jamaica, Colombia and Saint Lucia lead on female representation at management level, says report

Jamaica, Colombia and Saint Lucia lead on female representation at management level, says report

Countries like Jamaica, Colombia and Saint Lucia have the highest rates of female representation in management, according to new research.…

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Number of females on FTSE 100 boards doubles

Number of females on FTSE 100 boards doubles

Women now account for 23.5% of FTSE 100 board members and should meet Lord Davies' 25% target for 2015, according to the latest report from Lord Davies of Abersoch for the government.…

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Committee calls for review of benefits sanctions

Committee calls for review of benefits sanctions

A full independent review should be established in the new Parliament to investigate whether benefit sanctions are being applied appropriately, fairly and proportionately, across the Jobcentre Plus network, according to a report from the Work and Pensions Committee.…

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