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International Workplace launches new digital subscription service, Workplace DNA®

Thursday 28 November marks a very special day for International Workplace, as we celebrate the launch of Workplace DNA®, our new digital subscription learning service. Five years in the making, we’re showcasing this innovative product a...


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New government must work with business to boost UK corporate governance, says IoD

The next government and business must work together after the General Election to restore trust in how British companies are run, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has said in a new manifesto paper. Setting out a ten-point plan to boost UK corpora...


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Call for new government to create a National Minimum Wage for the self-employed

A new report from think tank Demos, looking at financial security for the modern, liquid workforce is calling for the next government to introduce a Self-Employed National Minimum Wage, as a crucial step towards improving financial security for lo...


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Married employees reap greater rewards than their single counterparts

Employers need to ensure single employees are receiving equivalent benefits to their married colleagues, new research from Thomsons Online Benefits has revealed. Currently, 63% of companies are providing additional benefits to married employees, ...


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International Stress Awareness Week: the importance of resilience

International Stress Awareness Week takes place this week (4-8 November). The annual event was created to raise awareness about stress prevention and the importance for individuals and organisations in order to ensure that those who are suffering ...


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Employers may be legally required to provide references

Employers could be stopped from withholding references to any employee under new proposals announced by Business Secretary, Andrea Leadsom. This would mean that employers could, for the first time, be required to provide at least a basic reference...