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Legal News

February 2009

- 7 news articles

Record fall in service sector jobs recorded

26/02/2009

Service sector jobs have fallen rapidly over the last three months, a study has found.The Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) quarterly survey of businesses revealed the sharpest drop in jobs ...

New lawyers could be asked to wait for jobs

19/02/2009

Trainee lawyers hoping to start at large firms may be asked to delay their careers as a result of the global financial crisis.Speaking to Legal Week, a spokesperson for Herbert Smith said: "At ...

DDI reveals extent of illegal interviewing

17/02/2009

Negligent interviewers could put their companies at legal risk as well as appointing the wrong people to jobs, according to new research.Consultancy firm Development Dimensions International (DDI) ...

Language skills 'important in chasing job vacancies'

17/02/2009

The National Centre for Languages (CILT) has said British people are reluctant to learn a foreign language and that could have a big impact on career prospects.Teresa Tinsley, director of ...

AGR: graduates need to prepare more

13/02/2009

Graduates hoping to get their fist job need to be better prepared at interview, the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has said.The association's latest study of the jobs market has revealed it ...

Job losses are leading to increased unfair dismissal claims, says lawyer

04/02/2009

The increased number of job losses has led to three times as many unfair dismissal claims, says specialist insurer Hiscox.It notes small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are often failing to ...

Fraud cases expected to worsen

03/02/2009

The number of fraud cases seen in UK courts is expected to increase, says professional services firm KPMG.The company's Forensics Fraud Barometer has revealed the value of fraud cases reaching court ...