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Travelling time is work time says EU, but is it?

Europe’s highest court has ruled that the time a freelance employee without a fixed place of work spends travelling between their home and their first and last work assignments should be counted as ‘working time’ for the purpose of protecting worker’s safety.

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Digital leading the way for doctors’ development

Figures from Doctors.net.uk reveal a record number of doctors are turning to online learning to support their continuing professional development. Since launching its accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) modular...

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CBI calls for restrictions on strikes

The CBI has called for tougher regulations on strike balloting, claiming industrial action could hurt the country’s economic recovery. In its new report the business group advocates a change to ballot rules so that strike...

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Overworked employees ‘should fight back’

Workers experiencing feelings of stress due to being over-stretched in their jobs have been advised to “fight back”, by one sector commentator. Carolyn Jones, director of the Institute of Employment Rights, said some...

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