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FINANCIAL OMBUDSMAN – LAURA ASHLEY AND LADBROKES AMONG WORST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR

The Glassdoor website holds a database of millions of company reviews curated by those who know the company best — their employees. The Telegraph browsed dozens of company profiles on the platform and randomly selected 10 that had a rating of 2.6/5 or less – the average overall rating across the site is 3.3/5. These are not the 10 worst rated firms […]

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TUC URGES WORKERS TO ‘SCORE’ EMPLOYERS IN BID TO IMPROVE RIGHTS AND PAY

The TUC is launching a new drive to make sure workers are paid the rate for their jobs, giving them the chance to “score” their employer. Under a Great Jobs Agenda, the TUC wants workers to check if women are paid fairly, workplaces are safe and disabled people and parents are supported. TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady will tell […]

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SOME RELIEF FOR BA AS CABIN CREW SUSPEND FOUR DAY STRIKE

British Airways cabin crew have suspended a planned four-day strike. Around 2,900 staff had been due to walk out from Friday in a long-running dispute about pay and benefits. BA had said the crew’s pay and rewards are in line with competitors but Unite said the action was about benefits not being reinstated for crew […]

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NO SUNDAY NIGHT DREAD FOR TWO IN THREE WORKERS

Sunday  night dread does not exist for more than half of British workers, as 64% claim to either ‘love’ or ‘really like’ their jobs. A survey of 1,220 workers, commissioned to mark the launch of the One4all Spotlight Awards, has revealed almost 1 in 3 (30%) enjoy their job so much that they plan to be […]

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EMPLOYEES PREFER FLEXIBLE WORKING TO TRADITIONAL OFFICE HOURS AND LOCATION

Maintel, the fast-growing provider of managed communications services, today announced the results of a study on flexible working preferences in the UK. The study polled 1,000 employed adults in the UK, ages 18 and over. The study revealed that today’s multi-generational workforce prefers flexible working to traditional office hours and location. Flexible work policies are […]