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When being asleep on the job counts as working time #hr #wtr #cipd

CIPD: Paramedics ‘shackled’ to their place of work while on call were entitled to compensatory time off. It is not uncommon for employers to have staff ‘on call’ – in other words, available at all times to deal with any emergencies. 575 more words

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RETIREMENT AGE FOR WOMEN = 80 #hr #women #cipd

CMI: Female managers would have to work until they are nearly 80 – over 14 years more than their male counterparts – to earn the same amount. 15 more words

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Report calls value of graduate recruitment campaigns into question #hr #cipd #graduate

CIPD: Two-thirds of grads regret taking job as soon as they start, findings show. Employers are wasting money on untargeted graduate recruitment campaigns as research has revealed that a fifth of graduates apply for jobs that do not interest them just to secure their first job. 443 more words

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Leadership is about inspiring people...

Extract of an interview with Peter Ayliffe (Chairman of CMI) from CMI’s Professional Manager, Summer 2014:

“… good leaders are keen to support society and their own local areas, and many are starting apprenticeship schemes.

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Redundant employees win pay-outs after company fails to consult them properly #hr #cipd #redundancy

CIPD: Employers must follow letter of the law on collective redundancy consultation to avoid similar claims. USDAW, the trade union whose members are mostly retail workers, recently celebrated a second victory for former Barratts Shoes employees who were not properly consulted before being made redundant. 603 more words

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Employment tribunal claims almost halved over the past year #tribunal #hr #cipd

CIPD: Are fees the cause of the drop-off in employee law suits?  The introduction of employment tribunal fees last July was a controversial measure and, at the moment, the statistics indicate that the fee system may have been too successful for its own good. 658 more words

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Permanent job placements rise at fastest rate in five months #cmi #hr #recruitment

CMI: The number of workers placed in permanent jobs by recruitment consultancies in July was at a five-month high, according to the latest monthly report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG. 654 more words

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