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Print Industry Parental Leave: How Will It Affect Employers?

On March 13, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Print Industry Parental Leave: How Will It Affect Employers?

The reality is those who think these proposals are going to have a dramatic impact for the print industry, whether positive or negative, are probably well off the mark. For women there is the opportunity to go back to work earlier if their partner chooses to take print industry parental…

Flexibile, multi-skilled staffing is the way forward

On February 19, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on Flexibile, multi-skilled staffing is the way forward

Multi-skilled staffing is the way forward Recovery from the recession(s) has been something of a rollercoaster ride and with talk of a possible triple dip recession we are not out of the woods yet.  We should be careful about the media reports however as by the time figures are reported…

Print and Packaging Recruitment: Improving the Heard

It may be a farming term but it is a concept the packaging industry would do well to embrace. In farming terms it means selling off weaker or poor quality stock and buying better quality to improve the breeding stock.

The prevention of Illegal Working – Immigration, Asylum and nationality act 2006

On March 16, 2008, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

On 29th February 2008 the law changes to further prevent illegal working.  The changes introduce a civil penalty, for employers, of up to £10,000 per worker but also identify key documents to check to prove individuals eligibility for work. Documentary evidence that these documents have been checked and show the…

Comment on above inflation pay settlements in January 2007

On April 17, 2007, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

General Comment “Of course everyone aspires to at least maintaining and hopefully improving their standard of living.  However the pressure in the market remains, particularly with competition from low cost countries and over-capacity in some sectors.  The potential risks of above inflation pay awards are two-fold.  Obviously there is the…