Bus company closes down after owner cannot bear to work with his employees

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Bus company closes down after owner cannot bear to work with his employees Nippy Bus has suddenly closed down due to the owner blaming the fact he cannot bear working with his employees. Staff members found out of the organisations closure through a message from their director, Sydney Hardy, who has also reportedly refused to… Continue reading

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Seasonal workers: Contractual issues for employers

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Seasonal workers: Contractual issues for employers Seasonal peaks can bring an influx of work at certain time of the year e.g. the Christmas holidays. Sectors which include: retail, hospitality, tourism and agriculture normally hire additional personnel during these busy periods. There are several key contractual considerations for employers making seasonal hires.   Employment Status When… Continue reading

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Unpaid internships and work experiences to be scrapped?

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Unpaid internships and work experiences to be scrapped? There has been strong public support to ban unpaid internships and work experiences that lasts more than four weeks. A poll of 5,000 people has been published ahead of the second reading of the Lords Bill which would end the practice. Three quarters of people who took… Continue reading

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Starbucks: how they develop to attract and retain…

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Starbucks: how they develop to attract and retain… We all know that Starbucks makes great coffee (as do other coffee providers), but did you know their training and development goes beyond how to make a good brew? Since 2012, Starbucks have been running their six level apprenticeship scheme in order to help their people grow,… Continue reading

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Transgender people look for trans-friendly jobs when job hunting

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Transgender people look for trans-friendly jobs when job hunting A recent survey conducted by Totaljobs found that just under half (43%) of transgender people look for trans-friendly employees when they’re searching for a new job. It’s important that employers cater to all groups covered by the acronym LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender). It’s also… Continue reading

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