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Redundancy notice period halved to 45 days

Employment relations minister Jo Swinson has announced plans to reduce the 90 day minimum period before very large scale redundancies can take place to 45 days. Swinson also announced plans to legislate to make clear that fixed term contracts which have reached the end of their natural life are excluded from obligations for collective redundancies…

Getting Hired in a Tough Economy

Six Degrees Recruitment – “Connecting candidates and clients in Cumbria” In tough times getting hired is a lot harder for a job seeker who takes a conventional approach… and a lot easier for a job seeker who puts in the time and effort — and it will take time and effort — to understand…

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