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  • Associated Press in the US have been in the news this week after announcing a new social media policy to staff. The policy was designed to clarify what was expected of staff in their personal lives...
    24th June 2009
  • Twitter.com is the latest social media craze to hit the UK. It's a microblogging service - which basically means you can post short updates (tweets) about what you're doing from your phone or...
    25th March 2009
  • As staff struggle back into work following the heavy snows, there's confusion in some places as to how employers should treat time lost through bad weather, with some people being told they'll lose...
    3rd February 2009
  • The TUC has calculated that 5.24 million people across the UK worked unpaid overtime in 2008, bringing its total value across the UK to a record £26.9 billion - the highest number since records began...
    8th January 2009
  • You only need to turn on the telly for a few minutes at the moment to see we're in a very worrying period for the economy and hence for our jobs - Redundancies and hardships for certain business...
    19th November 2008
  • Your office dress code may be risking your health, according to a new TUC advice guide. Working feet and footwear shows how a number of big city institutions and upmarket shops insist that women in...
    14th August 2008
  • A senior car worker for Toyota died from working too much overtime a Japanese labour bureau has found. The 45 year old man was one of Toyotas most senior engineers and had been working on a new...
    10th July 2008
  • A heavy dose of reality came to the world of reality TV in France this week, as three contestants from top-rated show Temptation Island took the production company to court for infringing their...
    7th March 2008
  • A British airline pilot has been sacked after footage of him performing a fly by at just 28 feet found it’s way onto popular internet video site YouTube. The incident took place on the maiden flight...
    5th March 2008
  • A senior police officer has had a plum job offer withdrawn over his activities on social networking site Facebook. Inspector Chris Dreyfus of British Transport Police had been interviewed for the...
    28th February 2008

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