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Half of employees do nothing to relieve work stress

Time poor employees are not doing anything to relieve stress outside of work – ironically often due to not having the time – according to new research out today. A survey of 1,015 UK adults in employment carried out by learning marketplace, Obby.co.uk, revealed that 48% of British workers do little or nothing at all to relieve […]

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Thousands of Ryanair passengers hit as pilots strike over pay and conditions

Ryanair pilots will strike on Friday, resulting in the cancellation of 24 flights between the Republic of Ireland and the UK. It is the second of three 24-hour strikes involving Ireland-based pilots directly employed by Ryanair. The pilots’ union said that talks on Wednesday between the two sides did not lead to any “material change”. […]

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Gaucho latest restaurant chain to collapse with 1500 jobs at risk

About 1,500 jobs are at risk after the Gaucho restaurant group said it intended to appoint administrators. The firm’s advisors had been trying to find a buyer for the 39 restaurants in the Gaucho and Cau chains. However, high debt levels and a complex legal structure meant it had been unable to find an “agreed, […]

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Amazon workers strike to coincide with Prime promotion

Amazon workers in a number of European countries are taking industrial action to coincide with the internet retail giant’s Prime promotion event. On Tuesday, thousands of staff at warehouses in Germany will walk out to demand better conditions, joining those taking action in Spain and Poland. Germany is the company’s second biggest market after the […]

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New PwC report says AI will create at least as many jobs as it displaces

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will create as many jobs in the UK as it will displace over the next 20 years, a report has said. The analysis, by accountancy giant PwC, found AI would boost economic growth, creating new roles as others fell away. But it warned there would be “winners and losers” by industry sector, […]

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Google’s job hunting service comes to the UK

Google has secured several of the UK’s largest recruitment services for a local version of its jobs-hunting tool. Reed, Guardian Jobs, Haymarket and Totaljobs.com are among those providing listings, in addition to global sites such as LinkedIn and Glassdoor. The facility automatically shows the “freshest and most relevant” openings based on a user’s location when […]