How to make sure employees have a healthy work life balance.

Work Life Balance

How to make sure employees have a healthy work-life balance all year long.   The 7th – 11th of October 2019 seen the popular ‘Work Life Week’ program commence. It has been designed to encourage employers and employees to focus on their well being in and outside of the workplace. It is important for employers… Continue reading

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Updated Timescales for responding to a subject access request.

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Updated Timescales for responding to a subject access request. As of the 15th of August 2019 the Court of Justice for the European Union as announced by the ICO, has updated the guidance provided on the correct timescales when responding to a data subject access request.   A data subject access request is simply a… Continue reading

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Report finds that UK manufacturers need EU nationals in their workforce

Brexit

Report finds that UK manufacturers need EU nationals in their workforce A report by manufacturers’ organisation EEF have found that 64% of UK manufacturers recruit from Europe because there is not enough suitably qualified UK applicants for roles. Over three-quarters of businesses in this sector employ at least one EU worker.   European nationals make… Continue reading

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UK’s skills crisis laid bare as new CIPD report shows nation is bottom of international class on key measures

UK’s skills crisis laid bare as new CIPD report shows nation is bottom of international class on key measures     A report by CIPD has highlighted the issue of two decades of under-investment and failed policy on skills in the UK has contributed to the country lagging well behind its competitors in Europe and most… Continue reading

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Will Brexit lead to a foreign talent exodus?

Will Brexit lead to a foreign talent exodus? Following the triggering of Article 50 a big concern for British business is the potential loss of 2.2 million EU citizens to the workforce. – – Amendments to the Brexit bill that guaranteed their right to remain in the UK were rejected as it passed through parliament… Continue reading

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