CBI and EEF make last-ditch plea to save working time directive opt-out
Business leaders have sounded a final plea for the European Parliament to keep the UK´s opt-out from the Working Time Directive in Wednesday´s
Public sector pensions errors date back to 1978
Thousands of retired public sector workers face a cut in their pensions after a huge overpayments blunder dating back 30 years.
Overpaid public sector pensioners will face cuts
Ministers are being called upon to explain how thousands of retired public sector workers face a cut in their pensions after a huge overpayments blunder.
Part privatisation of Royal Mail likely to be rejected
Calls for a radical shake up of Royal Mail are less likely to lead to job cuts as the government will not agree to part-privatise the organisation.
Doctors’ licence to practise requirement will affect businesses
The General Medical Council (GMC) is warning employers to be aware of a major change to medical regulations that is expected next year.
Gender pay gap is greatest in consulting
Female consultants face a bigger gender pay gap than women in IT, finance, retail or the public and voluntary sectors, according to a report.
Unemployment set to rise sharply in January
Former Conservative prime minister John Major has warned of an impending avalanche of job losses.
Compensation doubled for seriously injured service personnel
Badly injured troops will get sharp increases in their compensation payments within the next few days, the government has announced.
Rail workers face strike ballot over roster changes
London´s Docklands Light Railway (DLR) workers are to be balloted for industrial action over the introduction of new rosters.
Civil service pensions spark row between CBI and union PCS
Public sector pensions are far from "gold-plated" and should be left alone by business groups, a union has warned.
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