Employee benefits

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UK staff to have right to ask for flexible working from day one in job
Legislation brought forward but unions say government could go further to make it ‘the norm’

Rupert Jones

05, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Cost of living crisis: are you missing out on help from your employer?
Many firms are giving extra assistance, but there may be existing schemes you can use

Jess Clark

15, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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UK drivers for Bolt ride-hailing app pursue worker benefits claim
Lawyers acting for more than 1,600 drivers say they have been wrongly classed as self-employed

Sarah Butler

05, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Sainsbury’s raises staff pay again as part of £25m support package
Shop workers will also receive free food and deeper discounts to help with rising living costs this winter

Zoe Wood

13, Sep, 2022 @12:34 PM

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Quiet quitting: why doing the bare minimum at work has gone global
The meaninglessness of modern work – and the pandemic – has led many to question their approach to their jobs

James Tapper

06, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is | Stella Creasy
If we want more women with children to become MPs we need family-friendly policies for parents like me in the Commons, says Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy

Stella Creasy

30, Jun, 2022 @12:25 PM

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Poor working conditions persist in Leicester garment factories, finds survey
Research was funded by Boohoo amid effort to clean up sector after complaints about supply chain practices

Sarah Butler

13, Jun, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Provision of parental leave needs a rethink | Letter
Letter: A fixed allowance for each parent that could be used at any time in a child’s first 12 years of life would better reflect the ongoing needs of families, writes Dana Denis-Smith


06, Apr, 2022 @5:19 PM

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The hidden life of a courier: 13-hour days, rude customers – and big dreams
An army of drivers risked their health to get us goods during lockdown. But what is it like making deliveries while negotiating parking fines, traffic jams and spiralling costs?

Sirin Kale

01, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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It’s not quite the Black Death, but worker shortage hits UK firms hard
Soaring vacancy rates mean employers need to work on attracting and retaining staff, but this will require a major shift in attitude

Larry Elliott and Richard Partington

12, Feb, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Here’s why my baby was banned from parliament – and why we must all fight this | Stella Creasy
This is not about me. It’s about the rights of all women and the obstacles that stop us playing a full role in our politics, says Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy

Stella Creasy

25, Nov, 2021 @11:33 AM

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Staying power! How to thrive in the great resignation if you don’t want to quit
The pandemic has sparked a surge in people leaving their jobs. But if you aren’t one of them, how do you survive the tumult – and even flourish? Here is the expert advice on how those left behind can prosper

Zoe Williams

18, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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