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Minister calls on businesses to reveal how many disabled staff they employ

Large companies should reveal the numbers of disabled people they employ, the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton, has urged as part of a drive to build a more inclusive society. With around a fifth of the working age popu...


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Employment Tribunal fees: the return?

Fees for employees bringing Employment Tribunal claims may be reintroduced, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed. Although nothing has been finalised, the MoJ assures that it is looking to develop a fair fee system that will help fund the court w...


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International Workplace celebrates success at Learning Technologies Awards

The International Workplace team was delighted to attend the Learning Technologies Awards 2018 last night, to celebrate being shortlisted in the category of ‘Best international learning platform implementation’. At a glamorous awards c...


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Worktech academy report identifies leadership as most important factor to impact productivity

Quality of leadership is reported to be the single most important factor to impact the level of productivity in an organisation, according to a new international research study. The report, 'The Puzzle of Productivity: What enhances workplace pe...


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Uber drivers “£18,000 out of pocket”

Thousands of drivers are struggling to pay their rent and feed their families as Uber’s Court of Appeal hearing takes place. Two years on from GMB’s historic win against Uber, each driver is estimated to be an average of £...


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Home Office tells business: open up on modern slavery or face further action

The Home Office is writing directly to chief executives of 17,000 businesses, telling them to open up about modern slavery in their supply chains, or risk being named as in breach of the law. Businesses with a turnover of more than £36m mus...