Rogue Employers Face Jail, Warns the ‘Enforcer’ (UK)

Business
28/07/2017 A promise to make best use of the 2-year prison sentence introduced with a package of enforcement measures last November for serious or repeat offences, was made by the Director of Labour Market Enforcement, Sir David Metcalf, at the
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Employer Perceptions of Vocational Qualifications (E)

Employment
20/07/2017 Small and micro employers’ reluctance or inability to take advantage of new training opportunities could place them at a further disadvantage with larger competitors, suggests the first major survey of English employers to be conducted against the backdrop of
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All Work Should Be ‘Fair and Decent’ (UK)  

Employment
12/07/2017 The flexibility of the UK labour market, where individuals and businesses are free to agree the terms and conditions that best suit them, helps to maintain high employment rates and the British way is ‘rightly seen internationally as largely
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Annual Workplace Fatalities 2016/17

Employment
Annual Workplace Fatalities 2016/17 (E, S, W) 137 people (a rate of 0.43 per 100,000 workers) were killed in work-related incidents across Great Britain between April 2016 and March 2017, one more than 136 recorded in 2013/14, which remains the
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Risks to Customers from Staff incentive Schemes

Employment
Risks to Customers from Staff incentive Schemes (UK) Following research that revealed a significant number of consumer credit firms have inadequate systems to manage the risks that their staff incentive schemes can pose to consumers, the Financial Conduct Authority is
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