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Mar 30

FM and sustainability: the social, environmental and commercial challenge

  • Wed 30th Mar 2022
  • Alex

Sustainability is a huge topic – broad in scope, critical in importance, and replete with both opportunity and risk. In commercial terms, sustainability aims to achieve the balance between economic, environmental and social impacts through the effective management of resources while maximising organisational profitability.

Mar 30

67% of learners believe professional qualifications are worth it

  • Wed 30th Mar 2022
  • Alex

A recent survey has found that two-thirds of employees believe that studying for professional qualifications enhances their career.

Mar 23

IOSH: draft law puts people and planet before profit

  • Wed 23rd Mar 2022
  • Alex

The European Commission’s long-awaited proposal on corporate sustainability due diligence has been published. Under the draft law, companies with more than 500 employees will be required to prevent and mitigate harm to people and planet – such as child labour and pollution – throughout their global value chains.

Mar 16

Statutory sick pay changes will come into effect on 24 March

  • Wed 16th Mar 2022
  • Alex

Businesses need to prepare for two major changes concerning statutory sick pay (SSP), which will take effect on 24 March.

Clare Makowski

Increases to National Minimum Wage rates from April 2022

  • Wed 9th Mar 2022
  • Alex

Did you know the rates of the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) will increase from the start of April 2022? Clare Makowski, HR Business Partner at International Workplace, looks at the increases that will come into force in April and the penalties for not paying your staff the correct wage.