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CBI calls for expansion of free childcare for one and two year olds

CBI calls for expansion of free childcare for one and two year olds

The CBI today called on the Government to offer immediate help to boost living standards for low income and working families by raising the threshold when employees pay National Insurance and expanding free childcare to one and two year olds.…

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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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Call for more action on flexible recruitment

Call for more action on flexible recruitment

Few of even the most progressive employers routinely analyse a job for the potential for flexibility before they advertise it, according to a report from Working Families.…

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Employers worried about losing baby boomer generation

Employers worried about losing baby boomer generation

More than two thirds of employers say they are worried about the baby boomer generation – employees born between 1946 and 1964 – leaving their workforce in the next two years, according to a new report by Robert Half Management Resources.  …

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