Future of Work

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VOLUNTARY LIVING WAGE INCREASES TO £8.45 ACROSS THE UK AND £9.75 IN LONDON

The level of the voluntary Living Wage has been increased to £8.45 across the UK and £9.75 in London. Everton Football Club and the British Library were among employers announcing their commitment to pay the voluntary minimum, bringing the total number of accredited Living Wage organisations to almost 3,000. Independently calculated each year to reflect […]

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PITMAN TRAINING LEADS UK CAMPAIGN FOR SHORTER WORKING WEEK

As Sweden introduces a shorter working week with proven health benefits, increased productivity, and profit, and statistics show UK workers are struggling to leave their 9-5 on time, with the majority of UK-based employees now working an extra day (8.73 hours) every week on top of their contracted hours, Pitman Training, has launched a free […]

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NISSAN TO DECIDE NEXT MONTH WHETHER TO PRODUCE NEW QASHQAI MODEL IN THE UK

Car giant Nissan says it will make a decision next month on whether to produce the next Qashqai SUV at its Sunderland plant following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The firm has recently suggested investment in the factory could cease if its economic competitiveness is affected by Brexit. The factory is Britain’s biggest […]

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SHARES IN BOOKMAKER WILLIAM HILL RISE AS INVESTOR REJECTS MERGER PLAN

Shares in William Hill have risen after the betting company’s largest shareholder said it would oppose any merger deal with Canada’s Amaya. Last weekend William Hill said it was in talks to merge with Amaya, which owns poker websites Full Tilt and PokerStars, in a potential £4.5bn deal. But Parvus Asset Management said the merger […]