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May 2008

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UK workers go 'smart casual'


UK workers are increasingly dressing down in the office, preferring smart casual clothes to traditional suits, a study by The Aziz Corporation has found.The development consultancy revealed changing ...

Lawyers receive increasing religious complaints


Workers in legal jobs are handling an increasing number of lawsuits relating to the country's anti-discrimination laws on religious grounds, the Financial Times has reported.Search company, Google, ...

CBI: Govt needs to be flexible


The government needs to be flexible in setting the date for implementing new employment law, the Confederation of British Industry has said.Following a report by Sainsbury's HR director, Imelda ...

Study: Huge pay gaps in legal jobs


A new study soon to be revealed by the Law Society will show a huge gap remains in pay levels, the Times has learnt.The paper reported the society's study will show men earn on average £19,000 ...

TUC: Flexible employers will help business succeed


Businesses that embrace flexible working practices will increase productivity and perform better in a period of economic difficulty, the Trades Union Congress has said.Its general secretary, Brendan ...

Govt launches legal changes


The government has launched changes to the current tribunals system.Individual tribunal jurisdictions with similar work will be joined in a new 'two-tier' system due to start November ...

Local govt efficiency drive faces opposition


A local government initiative to streamline back-office functions has faltered, Personnel Today has reported.Browne Jacobson, a legal jobs employer, surveyed 178 senior managers in the public sector ...

Millions work from home


Millions of employees will have worked from home as part of the National Work from Home Day, its organisers claimed.Work Wise UK devised the event to raise awareness of the benefits of home working, ...

Privacy International: NSDR is likely to be illegal


Watchdog, Privacy International, has warned the National Staff Dismissal Register (NSDR) is likely to be illegal.The database is supported by a host of UK employers, including employers of legal jobs ...

TUC says thanks


The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has thanked the Chancellor for offering compensation to those worst affected by the government's recent abolition of the 10p tax rate.Its decision to stop the levy ...

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