We reported last week on the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report on a points-based system (PBS) for migrant workers and salary thresholds for immigration (see MAC suggests cut in salary threshold for skilled immigrants).
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has produced its long-awaited report following the commission from the Home Secretary to look into a points-based system (PBS) and salary thresholds for immigration.
A new report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has called on organisations to train managers to be more effective at managing conflict at work, following concerns that a quarter of employees think tough issues like bullying and harassment are “swept under the carpet” in their organisations.
Current estimates indicate that some 7700 people have been infected and that 170 people have died from the flu-like illness, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Authorities have locked down several cities in the Hubei province. The outbreak has surpassed the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak of 2002 and 2003, which infected more than 8000 people and killed an estimated 774.
For every £1 spent by employers on mental health interventions, they get £5 back in reduced absence, presenteeism and staff turnover according to new analysis by Deloitte which finds that poor mental health costs organisations up to £45 billion each year.
The UK’s five largest business organisations, together with 30 trade associations from hoteliers to universities, have signed a letter to Home Secretary Priti Patel offering their help in designing a new immigration system.