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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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Amey and Bell Group team up to launch prison academy

Amey and building maintenance firm, Bell Group, have teamed up with the New Futures Network – the specialist part of Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service that brokers partnerships between prisons and employers – to create a series of academies ...

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Post-Covid 19 work environment requires a “new deal” between employers and employees

Employment contracts and HR policies will need to be overhauled to create a “new deal” for employers and employees reflecting changed ways of working, global consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) has found. According to AWA new “working together agreements” will have ...

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