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Sickness absence on the rise in the NHS, report reveals
The NHS’s budget and staff troubles are not exactly a secret, and a new report by the Health & Social Care Information Centre indicates that higher sickness absence levels might be partially to blame.
Comprehensive employee training record management can help prevent work-related injuries
Drinks manufacturer Brothers received a £10,000 fine after an employee severed an artery in an unguarded machine and needed life-saving surgery.
Universal biometric verification suggested as solution for preventing exam fraud
Authorities from a medical college in India penned a proposal for implementing a country-wide biometric verification system for all institutions in the field of medical education, following the discovery of a significant number of impostors in schools.
Extensive Prison Visitor Monitoring system could help curb smuggling in UK prisons
A 25-year-old man in the Armagh area is charged with possessing and trying to smuggle class C drugs into Maghaberry Prison in Northern Ireland, a news report in the local media
UK unemployment falls by 57,000, ONS report reveals
Unemployment across the UK has fallen by 57,000 since December, which means that a total of 2.51 million, or 7.8% of the labour force, are now out of work, the latest report from the ONS has revealed.
SMEs in North of England are the most vulnerable to changes in local markets
A new survey carried out by Centre for Cities revealed the fact that the SMEs that are most vulnerable to significant changes in the conditions on the local markets (such as lower wages, welfare cuts and job losses) are all located in the North of England.
Government plans £1bn investment in automotive research centre for developing low-carbon technologies
Vince Cable, the business secretary, announced last Friday plans to invest £1bn in a research centre to develop low-carbon technologies to succeed diesel and petrol engines, a media outlet reveals.
UK economic recovery set to significantly boost hiring
As most SMEs have reached the highest level of confidence in 5 years, it’s quite likely that hiring is set to take off around the UK until the end of 2013, a new market survey reveals.
UK government sets out new strategy to boost the professional services industry
The government and Professional Business Services Council have worked together in order to produce a set of guidelines that would help the UK strengthen its position in the professional and business services (PBS) sector. This strategy is actually very important, since the sector employs four million people in the UK and is worth more than £150bn to the economy.