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Call for employers to create a mental-health-safe work environment

Employers need to create a work environment in which employees can talk about their mental health, according to new research carried out by TalkOut. In order to achieve that, attitudes towards mental health in the workplace need to change. The re...


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Are workplace parking levies the future?

A number of UK cities and towns are considering introducing workplace parking levies (WPL) as a way of tackling air quality and emissions targets and raising money to invest in sustainable transport projects. A WPL is a charge on employers that p...


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Pattenmakers start search for 2020 Young Manager Award winner

Livery company the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Manager Award, and is looking to find a talented young facilities manager deserving of the unique training and development opportunities it provides....


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UK leading women’s fight to close gender pay gap

The #MeTooPay initiative, a campaign designed to put an end to the gender pay gap, has been launched by more than 100 of the country’s most successful businesswomen. Led by the former CEO of the Royal Mail, Dame Moya Greene, the campaign ha...


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Social media: an acceptable interviewee vetting method?

Employers want to know as much about prospective employees as possible before offering them a role, and in today’s world it’s perhaps not surprising that they sometimes turn to social media as a way of screening. But is this acceptabl...


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Plans to increase and expand the reach of National Living Wage

The Chancellor Sajid Javid MP has announced plans to end low pay in the UK, with a new target for the National Living Wage and extending it to many more workers. The landmark extension to the rules on pay were announced by Sajid Javid i...