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How far would you go when there is snow?

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  • Hit : 2070
Published
23 Jan
2014
Following the wet Christmas that has hit the UK, many people are predicting a very cold and icy January. With the winter months in full swing and the prescient warnings of snow on the way, how ready are you and your company to deal with the repercussions snow brings to the workforce?
 
Dealing with any unauthorised leave after any snow can be difficult and costly to the business.
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The Next Generation of Talent Arrives

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  • Hit : 1880
Published
11 Dec
2013
Apprentices are back!  There was a time when an apprenticeship was the route for young people who were interested in hands-on learning to learn a trade and develop craftsmanship.  The 21st century version of apprenticeship offers a much wider field of opportunity.
 
The advantages for both employer and apprentice are many with employers seeing an apprentice as a means of ‘doing their bit’ for the community and helping youngsters to find employment.
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10 reasons companies avoid hiring staff

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  • Hit : 2009
Published
23 Oct
2013
Contrary to popular belief, recent research reveals that fear of dismissing staff unfairly is not in the top 10 reasons why companies delay or resist hiring staff.
 
The top ten fears are:
 
1. Being sued for accidents at work
Employers felt uncertain about the duties and obligations relating to Health and Safety for both parties. They just don’t know how to prepare and make a health and safety policy effective.
 
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