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  • Employment may be on the rise, but this evidence of ‘economic recovery’ comes at the expense of the 1.7 million UK workers stuck in insecure, casualised jobs. Now, a new TUC report can reveal that...
    17th April 2015
  • The last few years have put the work rights of ordinary people in the UK under real threat. We've seen cuts in maternity leave rights, slashed protection from unfair dismissals, and new up front fees...
    13th April 2015
  • Shared parental leave rules designed to help new parents and adopters balance work and caring responsibilities came into effect on Sunday (5 April). But how much difference will they really make?...
    9th April 2015
  • Now the clocks have gone forward, and we’re officially in British Summer Time, you might be starting to think about booking a well-earned holiday. Read on to help ensure your plans for a getaway fly...
    31st March 2015
  • Posting ill-judged comments about your company or colleagues online could easily cost you your job – whether it’s during work hours or not. Here’s some advice on how to stay on happy terms with your...
    27th March 2015
  • Poorly paid careworkers are routinely faced with a choice they shouldn’t have to make: work overtime for free or leave vulnerable clients without the basic care they need and deserve. The UK care...
    25th March 2015
  • As well as more money in your pocket, a pay rise can also give you confidence, and an increased sense of pride and enjoyment in your work. But getting one is easier said than done. Here are five tips...
    22nd March 2015
  • Seven handy hints to improve your chances of preparing a successful job application and impressing at interview. Under pressure, kept late after work, probably not in the best of moods: welcome to...
    19th March 2015
  • 2015 could be a crunch year in the fight against global warming. One of the most effective ways you can play a part is to start (or get behind existing efforts) to ‘green your workplace’. This year...
    16th March 2015
  •   The rise and rise of fast and ubiquitous internet connectivity already helps over seven million British ‘teleworkers’ do their job away from the office for some or all of the time. But is working...
    12th March 2015

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