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Employers urged to communicate directly about support offered to working parents

Employers urged to communicate directly about support offered to working parents

Employers risk isolating new parents unless they actively communicate with them about the support they need, according to feedback from workshops held by Jelf Employee Benefits.…

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Call for targets on diversity and inclusion

Call for targets on diversity and inclusion

The next government needs to set targets on diversity in employment, which are proportionate for larger employers and SMEs, and to introduce mandatory company reporting on diversity and inclusion to provide the necessary transparency, according to the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion's Manifesto, launched today.…

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Labour pledges to abolish tribunal fees

Labour pledges to abolish tribunal fees

A Labour government would abolish the current employment tribunal fees regime, the shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna told the TUC annual conference this week.…

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Chambers of Commerce backs new childcare loan scheme

Chambers of Commerce backs new childcare loan scheme

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is calling on any incoming government to establish a Childcare Contribution Scheme, which supports workers to manage the cost of childcare and helps businesses to retain talented workers.…

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Half of workers think employer could afford a pay rise

Half of workers think employer could afford a pay rise

Half the workforce think that their employer can afford better pay rises than those they have given to staff, with only 16 per cent disagreeing, according to a new YouGov poll commissioned by the TUC. …

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