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Interim managers warn that Scottish independence will harm business

by Alan Little

1 July 2014, Comments 0

A new poll of 500 interim executives has found that 89% consider Scottish independence will damage business growth. The survey was conducted by interim […]

KPMG welcomes government decision to ban exclusivity clauses but keep zero-hours contracts

by Alan Little

30 June 2014, Comments 0

KPMG has welcomed the recent government decision to retain zero-hours contracts but ban exclusivity clauses. During the government’s 12-week consultation, which closed in April, […]

Zero-hours contracts are in but exclusivity clauses are out, says Business Secretary

by Alan Little

27 June 2014, Comments 0

The Government will outlaw exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts but will not ban them wholesale, the Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced. The decision […]

Northern Ireland minister plans review of zero-hour contracts

by Alan Little

26 June 2014, Comments 0

The Northern Ireland employment minister, Stephen Farry, has announced that zero-hour contracts will be reviewed in a 14-week consultation. A zero-hours contract is a […]

EU data shows low-skilled workers hit hardest by recession

by Alan Little

25 June 2014, Comments 0

A new report commissioned by the European Union has revealed that low-skilled workers were hit hardest by the global recession. The European Vacancy and […]