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Almost two-fifths (38 per cent) of workers have said they are struggling to deal with “unmanageable” workloads, as a result of staff shortages, according to a survey from Totaljobs. At the same time, almost half (46 per cent) would like to see their companies hire more workers to make their workloads more manageable, while another [...]
The Government has been urged to “come clean” over its plans for workers’ rights after news emerged of a delay in bringing forward an Employment Bill. Union TUC reacted with fury to reports that ministers are going to drop the long-awaited Bill from next month’s Queen’s Speech. The TUC said it will be the second [...]
Three lockdowns have made a large number of employees re-evaluate the notoriously tricky work-life balance. The four-day working week is seen as the perfect solution, designed to offer employees flexible hours and increase productivity during working hours. To some large businesses the concept has proven more viable , so could the five-day working week the next traditional policy [...]
Over half of British workers feel a four-day work week would increase their productivity, according to new data shared with City A.M. today. In fact, 57 per cent of UK employees would like to have more space in their working week by reducing their hours to four days, the research commissioned by Airtasker found. However, one in three UK workers would consider supplementing their salary [...]
New research shows that less than 2 per cent of eligible couples use the Shared Parental Leave (SPL) scheme, with its uptake falling 17 per cent in the past year.
Flexible working has overtaken salary as the top benefit to employees, highlighting that flexibility and autonomy over the working day is now more important than financial reward for most workers. Three quarters of respondents of a new survey believe that in the future having an office space will be considered an employee benefit as opposed [...]
A union is taking legal action against Uber for what it claims is indirect racial discrimination. The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWUGB) is taking Uber to court on behalf of one of its members who says their account was terminated because of a facial recognition algorithm used to identify drivers incorrectly mis-identified drivers [...]
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