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Environmental Permitting Regulations guidance – or how to tackle the Matterhorn

The Environmental Permitting Regulations are the very sort of grimace-inducing Eurocracy that Nigel Farage would be shaking his tiny fists at during his allotted two minutes in Strasbourg. Of course, he may have his simultaneous translation he...


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Dress codes: balancing the needs of employer and employee

When a receptionist was sent home from PricewaterhouseCoopers for declining to wear high heels, more than 150,000 people signed a petition calling on the Government to make it illegal for employers to require staff to wear high heels. Dress codes ...


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Gig economy: where do volunteers stand?

The recent trend of ‘gig’ economy cases involving companies including Uber, Pimlico Plumbers and the pending Deliveroo case have brought employment status and employment rights into the public eye. These cases have highlighted the impo...


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Join us as a Test Pilot

Since our eLearning awards success in 2011, International Workplace has seen an acceleration in both the number of online courses in its portfolio, as well as the development of an increasingly sophisticated learning management system (LMS) and le...


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Apprenticeship Levy comes into force

In the Spending review and autumn statement of 2015, the Chancellor of the Exchequer confirmed that an apprenticeship levy would be imposed on all large employers in all industry sectors, for the purpose of raising money to meet the cost of appren...


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Gender pay gap reporting is now in force; do you know your duties?

Among the ever-changing landscape of the UK’s labour market, one constant element has transcended the decades – the problem of the gender pay gap. This ‘gap’ refers to the difference between women’s and men’s av...