Monthly Archives: July 2010

Immigration cap on economic migrants

The number of workers entering the UK from outside Europe will be controlled by a new limit from 1 April 2011 following a 12-week consultation with businesses and other parties which will run to September. In the meantime an interim … Continue reading

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Employee right to request time off for training or study

From April 6th 2010 Employees of organisations with over 250 staff now have the right to request time off for training or study provided they have 26 weeks service. Employers have a duty to “seriously consider” a formal request, but have no legal obligation to fund the training … Continue reading

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Social Media – (In the numbers)

79% of students say social networking sites are key to employers engaging them, according to research by TMP Worldwide and TARGETjobs.  42% of students say social media is ideal for conveying employer brand.  However, they don’t want companies to “sell” … Continue reading

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