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Local authority to introduce ‘flexible working hours’ in a bid to cut costs
East Dunbartonshire Council is attempting to introduce a “flexible working hours” scheme for its neighbourhood team in an attempt to reduce costs, a news report in the local media can reveal.
UK’s SMEs record highest level of income in 7 years
Small businesses in the UK have recorded at the end of 2013 their highest level of income since the start of the economic crisis, recent research carried out by Barclays plc’s Business Banking unit has revealed.
Employers urged to run more traineeship schemes
Employers are being urged to run more traineeship schemes, in order to help get underprivileged or under-qualified people of school leaver age or slightly above ready for apprenticeships, a news report on the matter has recently revealed.
Budget shows progress on economic recovery, says the FSB
The Budget announced by Chancellor George Osborne “shows progress on economic recovery and maintains the momentum for growth aspirations”, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) commented.
UK unemployment drops to 2.33 million, ONS report reveals
The latest statistic figures released by the ONS (Office for National Statistics) revealed that UK unemployment dropped to 2.33 million in the three months to January 2014 and is now standing a 7.2% of the population.
Over 30 percent of employers see significant improvement in absence rates, report claims
Over 34% of UK employers have reported seeing their absence rates improve over the last 12 months in comparison with only 16% who said their absence rates have worsened, figures obtained from the latest report by the Group Risk Development (GRiD), the trade body for the group risk industry, would suggest.
Lloyds Banking Group vows to bolster SME lending by £1bn in 2014
Lloyds, one of the UK’s largest banking groups, has pledged to increase SME lending by an impressive £1bn over the course of 2014, a business media report has very recently revealed.
New HMP Grampian prison in Peterhead now open
The HMP Grampian in Peterhead, a new prison complex built to replace a couple of old facilities located in two nearby towns, is finally open, providing enough capacity for about 500 inmates, as a media news repo