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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 […]

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ZERO HOURS EMPLOYEES TO BE GIVEN RIGHT TO REQUEST WORKING FIXED HOURS

The government-commissioned inquiry into controversial working practices is set to call for employees on zero-hours contracts to be given the right to request a move onto fixed hours. The BBC understands Matthew Taylor, the head of the Royal Society of Arts who is leading the inquiry, will say that some workers might be being exploited […]

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WORKERS UNAWARE OF HOLIDAY RIGHTS BECAUSE OF DIRTY TACTICS BY EMPLOYERS

Half of workers on zero hours contracts and two in five on temporary contracts wrongly believe they are not entitled to paid holidays, a report reveals. A study by Citizens Advice found some employers were misleading workers about holiday entitlement due to bosses’ ignorance, but others were deliberately flouting the law and exploiting workers’ confusion. […]

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LESS THAN HALF OF UK WORKERS ARE SATISFIED WITH COMMUNICATIONS FROM THEIR BOSSES

Less than half (43%) of UK office workers are satisfied with the communication they receive from their board of directors. That’s according to the new Generation Now report from Kollective, a leading provider of software-defined enterprise content delivery network solutions, which examines the breakdown in communication between day-to-day workers and senior members of the management team.  Bringing […]

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TECH AND FINANCE COMPANIES DOMINATE THE LIST OF TOP-PAYING ORGANISATIONS

Finance and tech firms dominate a list of the highest paying companies in the UK, offering median salaries of between £80,000 and £110,000 a year, a study shows. US cloud computing company Salesforce were found to be the best payers (£110,000), followed by Facebook (£95,600), consultants McKinsey (£92,800), Deutsche Bank (£90,000) and software firm SAP […]