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British Workers Putting In Longest Hours In The EU, TUC Analysis Finds

Workers in the UK are putting the longest hours in the EU, according to new TUC analysis published today (Wednesday).
Full-time employees in Britain worked an average of 42 hours a week in 2018,…
17th Apr 2019 04:00 PM

UK Economy Delivering Record Employment

The UK jobs market has continued to grow with 457,000 more people in work in February compared to last year.
New figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the employment rate…
16th Apr 2019 02:44 PM

Rise In Stress At Work Linked To Poor Management, New Research Finds

Nearly two-fifths of UK businesses (37%) have seen an increase in stress-related absence over the last year, with heavy workloads and poor management style to blame, according to a new report from…
12th Apr 2019 09:01 PM

TUC Calls For Overhaul Of Shared Parental Leave


Only 1% of new parents eligible to take shared parental leave are using it
TUC says increasing paternity leave could help half a million dads spend more time with their new babies
The TUC is today…
5th Apr 2019 11:40 AM

'10 In 10': Andy Nash, Chief Operating Officer Of Vapour Cloud

Katie Mallinson
Features Writer
Andy Nash
In this new and exclusive feature for The Yorkshire Times, we put a regional business professional in the hot seat and give them 10 minutes to answer our 10 burning questions. Here, we hear…
4th Apr 2019 07:33 PM

Below-target Inflation Means Chancellor Is Out Of Excuses For Not Ending Austerity, Says TUC

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Commenting on new inflation figures published today (Wednesday) by the Office for National Statistics, which show CPI inflation unchanged at 1.9%, TUC General Secretary…
17th Apr 2019 03:18 PM

BME Workers Far More Likely To Be Trapped In Insecure Work, TUC Analysis Reveals

Black and minority ethnic workers are far more likely to be trapped in temporary and insecure work, according to new TUC analysis published (Friday) at the start of its annual Black Workers…
13th Apr 2019 09:53 AM

Millions To Benefit From Pay Rise And Tax Cuts

The new financial year starts this week, with around 35 tax, benefit and pensions changes coming into effect.
Over 30 million people are set to benefit from the increase to the personal allowance and…
6th Apr 2019 11:00 PM

CBI Comments On Gender Pay Gap Reporting Deadline

The CBI has commented ahead of the Government’s second gender pay gap reporting deadline for businesses.
Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, said:
“Business can be an unbeatable force for…
4th Apr 2019 10:00 PM

Young Workers Missing Out On £200 Million In Minimum Wage Pay, TUC Research Shows

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The National Minimum Wage came into effect 20 years ago today

Young workers are missing out on £200 million a year in minimum wage pay, according to new TUC analysis published…
1st Apr 2019 11:00 AM

Workers Need Action From Government On In-work Poverty, Says TUC

photo by Stuart Pilbrow
Commenting on the publication (Tuesday) of labour market figures showing real pay growth at 1.5%, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
“This modest pay growth is…
17th Apr 2019 02:00 PM

Employers Must Pay Their Fair Share On Pensions, Says TUC

Commenting on yesterday's (Friday) ONS figures on workplace pensions, that show nearly 7 in 10 pension pots receive employer contributions of less than 4%, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady…
13th Apr 2019 09:30 AM

Opinion: How To Take A Digital-first Approach To Branding Your Business

Guy Utley
In a multi-screened society, customers are a simple click or tap away from seeing your brand. For this reason, it’s important to consider whether it is consistent across all media…
5th Apr 2019 02:20 PM

Little Teahouse Wins Top Award

The picturesque spa town of Ilkley, situated in the Wharfe Valley, at the Southern gateway to the Yorkshire Dales rose to fame in the nineteenth century when thousands visited to ‘take the…
4th Apr 2019 08:00 PM

Biggest Ever Increase To National Living Wage Comes Into Effect

Full-time workers receiving National Living Wage will be more than £2,750 better off a year compared to 2015, when the rate was first announced
the National Living Wage will go up today by the…
1st Apr 2019 10:00 AM
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