Employees

Employers urged to increase sick leave flexibility

Employers should make their sick leave policies more flexible, according to a report by The Work Foundation.

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Involve employers in university studies, says education body

Employers should have more input into the design of university courses, according to a report by a higher education body.

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Older workers choosing later retirement

Almost half of over-50s plan to continue working between age 65 and 70, a survey commissioned by the government has found.

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Minimum wage offenders named

Employers who have not been paying their workers the National Minimum Wage have been named by Business Minister Jo Swinson.

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Employees skip lunch breaks

Almost two thirds of employees say they are unable to take their daily statutory lunch break, according to research by healthcare specialists Bupa.

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Firms plan staff growth despite skills shortage

Half of employers expect their workforce to increase in 2015, according to research by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and Accenture.

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Government curbs holiday pay ruling

Employers may see the potential costs caused by the November 2014 holiday pay ruling reduced after the government announced measures to limit employees' ability to claim backdated holiday pay.

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Auto enrolment hits 5 million milestone

The number of employees automatically enrolled into a workplace pension scheme has reached 5 million, according to the Pensions Regulator.

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Employees unaware of workplace benefits

Almost 1 in 7 workers are unaware of the workplace benefit packages offered by their employers, according to research conducted by Friends Life and YouGov.

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Flexible working popular among employees

There is a high demand among employees for flexible working arrangements, research by the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr) and Citrix has found.

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