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Cap on Public Sector pay-out on horizon – again

The government has confirmed long-held plans to introduce a £95,000 cap on payments for public sector workers when they leave their employment. Although the cap was put into legislation as part of the Small Business …

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Fundraisers set up task force to combat sexual harassment

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) that brings together fundraisers in the not for profit sector has announced the creation of a taskforce to address sexual harassment and to look at what changes the membership body …

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EU Directive on whistleblower protection close to agreement

The EU is close to reaching an agreement that gives European whistle blowers greater protection from victimisation when they speak up in the public interest. The draft Directive sets minimum standards for protection that can …

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Government consults on regulation of non-disclosure agreements

The Government has published a consultation paper setting out how it proposes to take forward the recommendations made by the Women and Equalities Committee to regulate the use of non-disclosure agreements. The headline is that the Government is not …

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Tribunal backlog continues to build

The number of outstanding employment tribunal cases has reached its highest level since the scrapping of tribunal fees in July 2017. The number is likely to rise further given the pressures on the system, according …

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NHS whistleblowers get Ministerial support

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has put his weight behind the call for greater support to NHS whistleblowers in an effort to foster greater trust in the health service. Speaking to the Royal Society of …

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