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Gender equality

GENDER EQUALITY NOW COVERS HALF OF FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR WORKERS

Almost half of workers in financial services are now covered by a “groundbreaking” government plan to tackle gender inequality, it has been announced. A total of 122 companies employing more than half a million staff have signed up to a charter launched a year ago, with some committing to a 50/50 gender split in senior […]

UK job market

BUSINESSES ‘FACE SCRAP FOR FOREIGN STAFF’ AS IMMIGRATION RULES TIGHTEN

Companies in every business sector will be competing for a reduced pool of workers because of expected migration controls, according to a new report. Hotels, manufacturers and transport will be hardest hit by limits on the movement of workers born outside the UK, says consultancy firm Mercer. A third of workers in accommodation and food […]

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GOOGLE APOLOGY OVER EXTREMIST CONTENT ON YOU TUBE PLATFORM ‘DOES NOT GO FAR ENOUGH’

Google’s apology over Government adverts appearing alongside extremist content “doesn’t go far enough”, chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee Yvette Cooper has said. The technology firm’s Matt Brittin had told a conference earlier on Monday that “I want to start by saying sorry” and that the company must “take responsibility” over the issue which […]

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UK BANKS INVOLVED IN MULTI-BILLION POUND RUSSIAN MONEY-LAUNDERING SCAM

Some of the UK’s top banks allegedly processed around £600 million in a multibillion-pound Russian money-laundering scam. High street names including HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and Coutts are among those involved, The Guardian reported. More than £16 billion and maybe as much as £65 billion was moved out of Russia between 2010 […]

Productivity

JUST ONE IN TWO EMPLOYEES SAY THEY ARE PRODUCTIVE AT WORK

Junior members of the workforce are most likely to be disengaged, demotivated and lacklustre about work according to survey on happiness in the UK workplace Personal Group, a leading provider of employee services in the UK, has today unveiled the findings of its Hapi Survey as part of an upcoming report on The Business of […]

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NO THANKS FROM BRITISH BOSSES FOR ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT SERVICE WORKERS

More  than half of administrative and support services bosses are failing to recognise the impact a simple thank you can have on staff retention figures, according to new research. A survey of 1,002 workers by One4all Rewards, as part of the Rewards Review, revealed that 87% of administrative and support service workers reporting they do […]