Month: July 2014

The REC Jobs Barometer

According to the latest REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) Jobs Barometer things are still looking very positive.  Here are some of the points that were highlighted:- A net balance of 85% of employers plan to increase permanent workforce in the short term. This is the highest since records began! 4 in 10 – A positive net …

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Ban on exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts

Vince Cable has announced proposals to bring into law a ban on exclusivity clauses within zero hours arrangements. The target being employers who engage a person on a zero hours contract with no guarantee of work, yet also require workers to be available by restricting individuals from taking up other roles whilst employed. The practice …

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