• UK unemployment rates fall to 5.4%

    Main points from UK Labour Market, October 2015. There were 31.12 million people in work, 140,000 more than for March to May 2015 and 359,000 more than for a year earlier. There were 22.77 million people working full-time, 291,000 more than for a year earlier. There were 8.35 million people working part-time, 68,000 more than…
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  • Two-fifths of employers report increase in employee mental illness.

    Workloads, management style and relations with colleagues are main causes, finds CIPD Absence Management survey An increase in mental ill-health among workers has been reported by two-fifths of employers questioned in the CIPD’s 2015 Absence Management survey. Respondents to the annual survey pointed to heavy workloads, management style and difficult relationships with colleagues as the…
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