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August 2008

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TUC: Unions key to getting unemployed back to work


The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has claimed unions have a key role in getting the long-term unemployed into work.Its new guidance explains that union representatives, employers and job centre schemes ...

'Digital future' for CVs?


Four out of five US employers are now happy to receive video-based CVs instead of the more traditional document versions, research has suggested.Law firm Cobbetts indicates that this trend has been ...

HR: Busier and happier


Workers in human resources (HR) are busier and happier than in other jobs.According to a new Happiness at Work Index, 88 per cent of personnel managers are busier and working up to one day per week ...

TUC expects 'decisive action'


The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for the government and theBank of England to take decisive action on rising unemployment.Its head of economic and social affairs Adam Lent said if they fail ...

Job fears rise


Fears over future recruitment levels are on the rise ahead of this week's official government employment statistics.The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and employment services ...

Govt crackdown on rogue bosses


Government has announced further initiatives in its crackdown on rogue employers.The Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform is introducing a helpline for workers and a £6 ...

Mayor tells business: Living Wage is no threat


Mayor Boris Johnson has told businesses they have nothing to fear from his newly proposed London Living Wage (LLW).Mr Johnson insisted the initiative was voluntary and rejected claims it would lead ...