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Good news and bad news in job figures

THERE is room for both optimism and pessimism in official jobs figures, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Official labour market statistics were published earlier today by the Office for National…


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Advice for charities and not-for-profits

PETERBOROUGH-based charities and not-for-profit organisations have been invited to take part in a teleconference about how the current economic climate is impacting upon funding requirements.





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Peterborough jobless total falls

THE number of people out of work in Peterborough has fallen again. In August, 4,953 people in Peterborough were claiming Jobseekers Allowance – a fall from 4,974 in July.





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Holidaymakers’ hunt for bargains is costing UK bosses £3bn

THIS summer office workers have spent more than eight hours researching and booking holidays at their desks – costing UK businesses up to £3billion. A new study by employment law specialists ELAS revealed that the average British worker spends as much as 8hrs 24mins at their…