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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Brexit bonfire of employment law unnecessary, say employers

   Brexit bonfire of employment law unnecessary, say employers The popular opinion of most employers in the UK is that following Brexit there is no requirement for a major overhaul of employment laws.   Research by CIPD, as featured on Personnel Today, asked more than 500 employers whether they viewed 28 different aspects of employment law… Continue reading

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Employers do not want employment law changes post-Brexit

Employers do not want employment law changes post-Brexit Employers do not want major changes to employment law following Brexit, according to a report from the CIPD and law firm Lewis Silkin.   Employment Regulation in the UK: Burden or Benefit? surveyed more than 500 employers and found that 93% of businesses viewed unfair dismissal laws… Continue reading

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Graduates changing career plans because of Brexit uncertainty

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Graduates changing career plans because of Brexit uncertainty Almost a quarter of graduates are changing their career plans due to Brexit according to research from Korn Ferry Hay Group. – Graduates, Brexit and Beyond, seen exclusively by HR magazine, surveyed 500 graduates, and found that in the UK 24% have altered their plans as a… Continue reading

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