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FM and sustainability: the social, environmental and commercial challenge
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.
67% of learners believe professional qualifications are worth it
A recent survey has found that two-thirds of employees believe that studying for professional qualifications enhances their career.
IOSH: draft law puts people and planet before profit
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.
Statutory sick pay changes will come into effect on 24 March
Businesses need to prepare for two major changes concerning statutory sick pay (SSP), which will take effect on 24 March.
Increases to National Minimum Wage rates from April 2022
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.