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Will Brexit mean a “watering down” of environmental legislation?

Prime Minister Theresa May has said Britain will seek to uphold environmental standards after Brexit and manage its fishing stocks in a sustainable way. While May acknowledged that maintaining relevant standards and customs arrangements would con...


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The Apprenticeship Levy – one year on

Following the recent National Apprenticeship Week, it’s a good time to reflect on the past 12 months and look to the future now that we’ve reached and celebrated one year of the Apprenticeship Levy. You could still be forgiven for con...


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The Oxfam case: HR measures that should have been in place

Oxfam has hit the headlines in recent weeks following allegations of staff hiring prostitutes while working overseas. Since then, the story has continued to develop, with the Charity Commission launching a statutory inquiry – the most seriou...


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Pimlico Plumbers - A question of status

The ‘gig economy’… we’ve heard that phrase a lot recently.  It refers to the five million or so people who get paid for each ‘gig’ they carry out – food delivery, courier delivery, taxi pick up, even...


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Adapting your customer service skills when working abroad

Working overseas has several advantages, including the opportunity to experience different cultures, build confidence and improve your communication skills. What’s more, adapting your customer service skills when working abroad may not be as...


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Self-driving cars: the safer option for your drivers?

Futurologists love the open road because transportation acts as the perfect metaphor for progress. So it might seem to some like the self-driving car concept is just the next stage on our journey to making the tech in Star Trek and The Jetsons a r...