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Local social enterprise shortlisted for Trailblazing Newcomer Award in 2014 RBS SE100 Awards
Local social enterprise shortlisted for Trailblazing Newcomer Award in 2014 RBS SE100 Awards
Local social enterprise shortlisted for Trailblazing Newcomer Award in 2014 RBS SE100 Awards

Realise Futures CIC, a community interest company supporting disadvantaged and disabled individuals into work across Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, has been recognised as a leading social enterprise, shortlisted in the 2014 RBS SE100 awards.

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Is Pensions Automatic-Enrolment providing greater financial security for employees?
Is Pensions Automatic-Enrolment providing greater financial security for employees?
Is Pensions Automatic-Enrolment providing greater financial security for employees?

September saw the launch of Scottish Widows’ fifth annual Workplace Pensions Report, providing insight on the attitudes and behaviours of thousands of employees in relation to their workplace saving.

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NetXtra launches Integra integrated CPD portal for Royal College of Pathologists
NetXtra launches Integra integrated CPD portal for Royal College of Pathologists
NetXtra launches Integra integrated CPD portal for Royal College of Pathologists

Membership website and back-office integration specialist NetXtra has recently launched a new portal that allows The Royal College of Pathologists’ (RCPath) members to conveniently record and maintain their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) records and supporting information for medical revalidation.

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Low Awareness of Absenteeism Changes

Many employers are not aware of the introduction of a new Government initiative to tackle absenteeism according to Beckett Financial Services.

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Is work stressful asks the charity Mind
Is work stressful asks the charity Mind
Is work stressful asks the charity Mind

More than half of employees (56%) find work very or fairly stressful according to recent research by the charity Mind.

A recent survey of more than 1,250 working people in Britain, which was published to mark National Stress Awareness Day on 6 November, found that respondents find work more stressful than debt or financial problems (38%), health (29%) or relationships (20%).

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Awards anticipation for 1 Accounts Online
Awards anticipation for 1 Accounts Online
Awards anticipation for 1 Accounts Online

Haverhill based accountants 1 Accounts Online are eagerly anticipating the outcome of a national awards evening in London later this month when they will discover if they have won a highly prestigious industry award.

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Suffolk Cricket Board Limited looking for a Chairman
Suffolk Cricket Board Limited looking for a Chairman
Suffolk Cricket Board Limited looking for a Chairman

Suffolk Cricket Board Limited is looking to recruit a Chairman.

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Suffolk Cricket Board Limited looking for a Chairman
Suffolk Cricket Board Limited looking for a Chairman
Suffolk Cricket Board Limited looking for a Chairman

Suffolk Cricket Board Limited is looking to recruit a Chairman.

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Impact of landmark holiday pay judgment revealed
Impact of landmark holiday pay judgment revealed
Impact of landmark holiday pay judgment revealed

Impact of landmark holiday pay judgment revealed

Employers call for government intervention to offset backdated pay costs

A landmark judgment from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) to include overtime in holiday pay with potentially costly implications for UK businesses has been announced.

The decision – which could affect up to 5 million workers according to government figures – confirms that elements of remuneration such as overtime and commission must be included in the calculation of holiday pay.

The judgment that was handed down today (Tuesday 4 November) concerned the calculation of holiday pay in three cases: Bear Scotland v Fulton and Baxter, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Wood and others and Amec Group Ltd v Law and others.

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The Great Bear Giveaway in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices
The Great Bear Giveaway in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices
The Great Bear Giveaway in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices

Ipswich based companies GenR8 and The Bear Garden, want to share some big Christmas bear hugs by launching Ipswich’s first ‘Great Bear Giveaway’ - in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices. The aim of the campaign is to provide every child under EACH’s care this Christmas, with a special personalised ‘build-your-own’ bear. So how do you get involved?

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