Monthly Archives: January 2016

Osborne hails milestone towards full employment

Britain’s employment rate has reached its highest level since records began in 1971 but continued weak pay growth will encourage the Bank of England to delay raising interest rates. George Osborne hailed the 74 per cent employment rate as an … Continue reading

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More protection for employees and workers on zero hours contracts

From January 11th 2016, employees and workers on zero hours contracts have a right to complain to an employment tribunal if they are dismissed or suffer detriment as a result of 21working for someone else in breach of an exclusivity … Continue reading

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‘Gazumping’ graduates leave jobs unfilled

Leading employers were left with more than 1,000 vacancies last year as they were “gazumped” by students who accepted a job but then took a better offer. Many organisations have been forced to review graduate programmes to adapt to a … Continue reading

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