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Chancellor Extends Furlough Scheme to End of June

Posted: 17 April 2020
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended by one month to reflect continuing social distancing measures.
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Employers to Claim for Temporary Leave Wage Costs for 3 Months

Posted: 26 March 2020
Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (“furlough”) due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Coronavirus Guidance for Employers and Businesses

Posted: 11 March 2020
Information on healthcare advice for employers and support for businesses.
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These Steps Will Help Protect Staff's Health and Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic, Says Acas

Posted: 11 March 2020
Acas has published new advice to help employers and their staff understand their rights when it comes to handling the impact of coronavirus at work.
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Goldman Sachs Offers Education and Support to UK Businesses

Posted: 20 February 2020
The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme is designed to provide high-quality, practical education and business support to leaders of high-growth small businesses and social enterprises across the country.
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More Europeans Than Ever Are Living and Working Abroad

Posted: 4 February 2020
According to the European Commission's 2019 annual report on intra-EU labour mobility, 4.2% of the total working-age population in the bloc is living in a host Member State.
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How Could a UK Points-Based Immigration System Work?

Posted: 29 January 2020
Once the UK leaves the European Union (EU), a new immigration system will be introduced to replace the EU's freedom of movement rule.
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Britain to Grant Fast-Tracking Visas to Top Scientists

Posted: 27 January 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a "global talent" visa which will replace the current "exceptional talent" route, but removing the cap on numbers.
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Most Interesting Insights from Davos 2020

Posted: 24 January 2020
A collection of the most memorable quotes from the participants of the World Economic Forum 2020.
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"Green" Davos Opening Today to Tackle Climate Change

Posted: 20 January 2020
Climate change and environmental destruction top the risks highlighted by world decision-makers at Davos.
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Top Global Risks Today Are Environmental

Posted: 18 January 2020
According to Global Risks Report 2020, climate-related risks overshadow all other risks.
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Davos 2020 Agenda: Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World

Posted: 17 January 2020
World's leaders are gathering in Davos to discuss key changes shaping business and society. Sustainability is their most urgent priority.
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Prince Harry and Wife Meghan to 'Step Back' from Being Senior Royals and 'Become Financially Independent'

Posted: 8 January 2020
Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, announced on Wednesday that they intend to step back as senior members of the British royal family.
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Disability Confident Scheme: Own Business as a Route Off Benefits

Posted: 3 January 2020
To date over 15,000 businesses have joined Disability Confident.
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5 Trends in the Global Economy

Posted: 31 December 2019
The Global Competitiveness Report 2019 identified the main factors underlying competitiveness and productivity.
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