Blog Tag Archives: Equality

Life isn’t fair – but it should be

I have a brother. Growing up, he and I were rarely treated equally. Before you think otherwise, this is a good thing. I realise now how difficult it would have been to have treated us “equally” – not only are we opposing genders, but I am three years older. He likes watching The Ultimate Fighter […]

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Current ONS employment stats report record high employment levels

The Office of National Statistics report that last quarters employment levels continue to rise and unemployment continues to fall across Great Britain, continuing the trend of the past two years. ONS headline figures are now: EMPLOYMENT: UNEMPLOYMENT: ECONOMICALLY INATIVE: There are 8.78m people aged 16 – 64 who are out of work but not seeking […]

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REC’s Compliance Test – we scored 100%!

      Earlier this week we completed the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s Compliance Test and achieved a staggering 100%, well beyond the 75% pass mark. REC Members must pass this test every 2 years, to prove their knowledge of current legislation and the REC’s Code of Conduct. It cover topics such as Contracts, Advertising, […]

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Changes to family-friendly rights

Good news for working parents! A proposed family-friendly bill has been announced, which is likely to be in effect from 2014/2015. XpertHR have produced a video explaining the bill and what it means for employers and employees.     Highlights include:

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