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Data protection breach

The NHS Sexual Health Clinic in Soho who sent out a newsletter on Tuesday disclosing the names and email addresses of about 780 has apologised and pledged to investigate how the breach occurred. This newsletter was for people using its sexual heal... Continue reading


Low skilled jobs artificially inflate apprenticeship targets, research finds

Low-skill, low pay, on-the-job training schemes are being used to meet “mad” Government targets on apprenticeships, new research has revealed. Figures reveal that 60% of all new apprentices are studying for qualifications worth no more... Continue reading


Employment Tribunal fees challenge dismissed by UK Court of Appeal

UNISON's case against the Government's introduction of Employment Tribunal fees could be heading for the UK's highest court after the Court of Appeal rejected the union's legal challenge to the policy. Lord Justice Underhill said that in order to... Continue reading


The best – and worst – excuses for calling in sick

Following on from the last Bank Holiday of the year, there will be those who will have perhaps decided to extend the weekend by an extra day, using a variety of different excuses to do so. But it appears bosses in the UK are getting wiser to ... Continue reading