Tags: Full-time

Workers not switching off due to use of mobile devices

Research by specialist IT staffing provider, Modis, has suggested that many employees find themselves on call all of the time. The increased use of mobile devices has become an important component of business in recent months; however this is leaving office workers unable to switch off and many admit that they regularly take their work…

Eversheds comment: European Court to review whether an inability to work full-time could be a disability

It is a number of years since the interpretation of “disability” under European law was last scrutinised closely, the issue having been reasonably well settled since 2006 when the European Court clarified that “sickness” is not “disability” for the purposes of the applicable Directive. However, a Danish case due to be heard by the Court…

Cash incentive for manufacturers to create 200 full-time jobs for graduates

An additional 200 graduates are expected to be recruited by businesses in the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector across the UK after funds to support their employment and training were announced today. Semta, the sector skills council for science, engineering and manufacturing submitted a proposal to the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) to…