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Manager bad behaviour causes one in five resignations

A survey of 2,000 UK workers by ‘Glassdoor’ has found that one in five employees will resign because of an annoying boss, and over two thirds are likely to encounter bad manager behaviour at some …

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Barclays CEO’s attempt to unmask a whistleblower strongly criticised

Whistleblowing charities and law firms have called for companies to offer more protection to workers who flag up internal problems following the news that Barclays CEO Jes Staley’s attempted to track down the author of …

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NHS whistleblowers get more protection

NHS whistleblowers will soon be able to take hospitals to court, after being granted specific legal protection by the Department of Health. Under the legislation – a provision of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment …

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Revised compensation payments announced

Revised compensation payments come into force on 6th April 2017. The maximum weekly pay for calculating the unfair dismissal basic award and statutory redundancy pay increases from £479 to £489, and the unfair dismissal compensatory …

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Government in ‘minor key” on Tribunal fee reform

The government’s long awaited review of Employment Tribunal fees has now been published. There is no plan to reduce fee levels or to increase the disposable capital threshold for fee remission. The changes proposed are therefore …

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Workplace racism – report digs deeper into reasons

A report from the University of Manchester Equality, Diversity and Racism in the Workplace: A Qualitative Analysis of the 2015 Race at Work Survey has looked more closely at the data in the 2015 Race at Work survey, …

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