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31% of UK office workers fail to take their whole entitled holiday leave
A new research study by recruitment company Adecco has revealed that just under a third of all office workers across the UK will not take the whole amount of annual leave they’re entitled to, for a variety of reasons.
Professional services sector records fastest growth since 2007, says CBI report
Business activity in the professional services sector grew to its highest level since 2007, with overall confidence levels in this sector also rising, the latest quarterly Service Sector Survey from the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) has revealed.
Extensive monitoring system could help in fight against prison mobile phone smuggling
Mobile phones designed to look like car key fob have become increasingly popular with inmates across UK prisons, due mostly to the fact that they’re far easier to smuggle into high-security facilities than their larger-size counterparts.
Shift sharing used by Unity mine workers to stop job losses
Management and union officials from the Unity Mine in Cwmgwrach in the Vale of Neath, Wales, have managed to work together in order to create a “rota system” designed to prevent major job loses.
Gap between part-time and full-time employees’ confidence in job security is widening
Employees working in a part-time position are increasingly less confident in their job security compared to their counterparts working in full-time positions, the Legal & General’s Job Security Index has revealed.
Life Cycle Costing is becoming critical for the optimization of intelligent building investments
As the building technologies market strides toward optimizing intelligent building investments by managing end-user experiences, energy efficiencies, and monitoring and maintenance of assets, life cycle costing (LCC) is starting to become an increasingly important concept.
Hand gestures to improve smart card security by adding an additional authentication factor
Adding support for specific hand gestures or combinations of hand gestures might represent the future of smart card security, researchers at HID Global believe.
Avoid costly civil penalties by setting strict right to work checks
All UK employers are required, under a strict civil penalty regime, to do their best in order to prevent the hire of illegal workers, and it seems that the Government is now considering a new set of proposals aimed at strengthening and simplifying the system.