Grenfell Tower tragedy shows the dangers of cost-cutting & quick fixes

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Grenfell Tower tragedy shows the dangers of cost-cutting & quick fixes   The Grenfell Tower tragedy has highlighted the dangers of cost-cutting and ignoring safety regulations on a national level.  The local Kensington council have taken the full force of blame for the catastrophic fire that has taken over 80 lives with others still missing.… Continue reading

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UK hung parliament leads to slump in business confidence says IoD

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UK hung parliament leads to slump in business confidence says IoD According to Institute of Directors (Iod) research the result of the UK general election last week is a significant concern for businesses with many UK companies pessimistic about the country’s future.   Businesses responding to an IoD poll immediately after the election said the… Continue reading

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BREXIT: UK hung parliament might weaken case for hard Brexit, say experts

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BREXIT: UK hung parliament might weaken case for hard Brexit, say experts   The election result of a hung parliament has seen Theresa May’s request for a strong electoral mandate to negotiate a Brexit deal rejected by voters and threatens the hope of the Conservatives for a hard Brexit deal.   Brexit negotiations are scheduled… Continue reading

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Parliament update – Election results and the impact on employment law legislation

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Parliament update – Election results and the impact on employment law legislation   Prime Minister Theresa May has reshuffled her cabinet in the wake of mounting pressure on her position following the poor Conservative performance in the general election.   Despite rumours of attempts to oust her as PM both from opposition and her own… Continue reading

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General Election manifesto digest – a breakdown for HR professionals

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General Election manifesto digest – a breakdown for HR professionals     HR Review have gathered a basic breakdown for HR Professionals about some of the proposals regarding employment by the political parties vying for victory at the election on June the 8th.   Hours & Pay Labour: The Labour party have proposed to ban zero-hours… Continue reading

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