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Sodexo becomes a Supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter

Sodexo has become a Supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter, making it one of the scheme’s largest employers. The Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter was developed collectively by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the Mayor of Greater ...

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EMCOR UK signs Armed Forces Covenant

EMCOR UK has pledged its support for the armed forces and veterans by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. The Covenant is a pledge that those who serve and have served in the armed forces and their families will be treated fairly ...

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Right to work checks

Nicola Smyrl, a partner in the Luton Office of Taylor Walton who advises employers and employees on a wide range of employment related issues, warns employers to takes steps to prepare now for changes to right to work checks The ...

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Kier joins business consortium to support those displaced by conflict with employment opportunities

Kier has become the first construction company to join a UK-based business consortium to support RefuAid and provide employment opportunities to Ukrainian refugees. The consortium, which has been brought together by Emma Sinclair MBE and is in partnership with RefuAid aims ...

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Mitie named as a UK Top Employer for fourth year running

Mitie has been recognised as one of the UK’s Top Employers for the fourth year running by the Top Employers Institute. The Top Employers Institute programme certifies organisations based on the participation and results of its HR Best Practices Survey. ...

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Kier re-signs Armed Forces Covenant

The construction and infrastructure services firm has re-signed the Armed Forces Covenant, committing to a set of new pledges as it continues its commitment to the Armed Forces community. On Friday, 3 December 2021, Andrew Davies, Chief Executive at Kier ...

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Compass partners with JET to support people with learning disabilities

Compass Group UK & Ireland is working in partnership with Tower Project JET Service (JET) in East London to provide employment support for people with learning disabilities and autism. People with learning disabilities are being defined as one of England’s ...

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Over £1 million gifted from Sodexo to fund apprenticeships for SMEs and not for profits

Sodexo is helping numerous small companies and not-for-profit organisations to upskill their workforce by gifting more than £1 million of its apprenticeship levy to support 106 new apprentices. The money is helping train people for roles across many sectors including ...

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Two thirds of employers considering pay cuts for staff who choose to work from home

More than two-thirds (68 per cent) of British businesses are contemplating pay cuts for staff who opt to work from home, suggests a new survey by HR software provider CIPHR. This is despite the fact that over half (53 per ...

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Former Carillion workers gain significant legal victory

Workers who lost their jobs when construction and outsourcing giant Carillion collapsed in January 2018 have secured a significant legal victory in their battle for compensation. Trade union Unite is representing 263 members who are seeking compensation due to Carillion’s ...

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