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Accidents not waiting to happen

Posted on Oct 02, 2013 By In Employment news

A UEL Expert Report: By Peter Brash of Grigor & Young It might have escaped your notice but major changes affecting personal injury claims for accidents at work became effective from 1 October 2013. The Westminster Government’s review of health and safety legislation from 2011 has come to fruition

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EXPERT VIEW: How to unleash the ‘intrapreneurs’ in business

Posted on Aug 06, 2013 By In The Expert View

Large firms across the UK need to adopt the entrepreneurial spirit that drives so much value in start-ups and small firms. According to CIPD research, by encouraging a culture of ‘intrapreneurialism,’ big businesses could help their employees adopt entrepreneurial behaviours that foster innovation and growth. The word ‘intrapreneurs’ was coined

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Zero hours contracts are more widespread in UK

Posted on Aug 05, 2013 By In Employment news

New esearch suggests that there could be about one million zero hours workers in the UK – but just 14% report that their employer often fails to provide them with sufficient hours each week. The figures released today are early findings from CIPD research designed to investigate the usage

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