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Call centre employee fined £50 ‘toilet tax’ for loo breaks

Reposted from the Metro Still think that the tories making it more difficult for employees to take their employer to an employment tribunal is a good thing? Read this … Solution Marketing deny imposing a ‘toilet tax’ (Picture: Richard Pohle/WPA … Continue reading

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Landmark ruling on overtime and holiday pay

Reposted from Accountingweb As soon as the decision in this case was published, I guessed that employers would be complaining about the administrative burden and how much it would cost them. Then I thought, hang on a minute, you weren’t … Continue reading

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How to fix Britain’s broken workplaces

Reposted from the New Statesman It’s time to introduce workplace citizenship to Britain’s employers. Photo: Getty There’s something seriously wrong with the world of work, and not just in the places you would expect. We know that the UK is … Continue reading

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Are the improving unemployment figures all they seem to be? Dig a little deeper into the stats and see what you will find.

Reposted from Ripped off Britons Wages in the UK continue to fall in real terms (rising slower than inflation) in spite of an improving labour market. So are these falling unemployment figures really all that encouraging?  Office of National Statistics (ONS) … Continue reading

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