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AWR The story so far

Two recent legal cases involving the interpretation of the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) have seen one decision in favour of a recruiter and another against,Recruiter learns. A case settled late last year by the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) involved four claimants, who had been placed by recruiter Kelly Services at computing hardware firm Hewlett…

Outlook for Cumbria in 2013

These are encouraging signs for jobs growth in 2013 in Cumbria. Based on feedback from employers in the county, it looks like employer confidence is genuinely bouncing back. Even though the wider economic outlook may still be uncertain and growth forecasts have been revised downwards, the resilience of this county’s labour market cannot be in…

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