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ONE IN FIVE SAY THEY SLEEP POORLY MOST NIGHTS

Curtains and interior accessories specialist Curtains.com has recently created an infographic exploring the nation’s sleeping habits, which seems to confirm a commonly held view: sleep quality in the UK leaves much to be desired.   With as many as 22% of the population saying they sleep poorly most nights (and a further 5% reporting that […]

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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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FRAUD AND COMPUTER MISUSE ACCOUNTED FOR HALF OF ALL CRIMES IN 2016

England and Wales suffered as many as 5.4 million fraud and computer misuse offences in 2016, as per a recent report from the Office for National Statistics. Fraud and computer misuse offences accounted for almost half of all crimes committed in England and Wales in 2016, which also included theft and burglary. While the level […]

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GDPR WILL HAVE GLOBAL IMPACT: AND ORGANISATIONS UNPREPARED SAYS GARTNER

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have a global impact when it goes into effect on 25th May, 2018, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner predicts that by the end of 2018, more than 50 per cent of companies affected by the GDPR will not be in full compliance with its requirements. “The GDPR […]