Articles by ‘Catherine Hawkes’

Opinion  |  12:01:23

On 20 October 2022 against a backdrop of national strikes, the government introduced the Transport Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill. The Bill, which had barely progressed through the House Commons, has now been replaced…

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post  |  21:10:21

Research has been showing that mental ill health costs UK businesses up to £45 billion each year, with the Covid pandemic exacerbating the situation for many. What is your organisation doing to manage employee mental health, engagement, productivity and sickness absence?

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Opinion  |  08:05:18

Nottingham City Council faces a huge pay out to its staff after imposing an unlawful freeze on wages. The Court of Appeal ruled that the Council could not rely on the defence that the workers had implicitly agreed to a variation to their employment contract and waived any breach by continuing to work for two years after the pay freeze.

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