FSB wants clearer SME maternity leave rules

The Federation of Small Businesses stated that maternity leave regulations are in need of a ‘radical overhaul’ after publishing a report that calls for massive reform. The FSB stated that legislation around maternity leave needs to be simplified so that SMEs are properly informed if they need to hold a job for an employee or […]

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Willie Walsh faces crew backlash at AGM

Chief executive of British Airways, Willie Walsh, faced heckling from the cabin crew at the annual meeting of the BA this morning as he stated that the airline faced down the threat of strikes that have occurred in a series. Unite trade union members interrupted Walsh with cries of ‘empty aircraft’ and ‘give us numbers’ […]

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The World Cup and the sick day dilemma

With the World Cup launching this week fans from all over the world are ready for what should be a very entertaining month of football.  However, employers are not as excited given that there is a great chance many employees are apt to call in ‘sick’ in order to watch the big games that match […]

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