Next month, thousands of UK employees to be banned from smoking

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Starting next month, new rules from Nottinghamshire County Council, mean over 9,000 of their current staff will be banned from smoking during working hours. The new rules, which were just approved yesterday, will be enforced mid-May and also includes any form of E-cigarettes. Any workers found breaking these rules will be formally disciplined. The initiative has been proposed to improve the health and productivity of council workers. NCC has said the ban will include all council buildings, land and vehicles. The chair of Nottinghamshire County Council, Joyce Bosnjak, said in a statement; “The harm that tobacco causes stretch across all…

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How to solve a problem like millennials

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‘Millennial’ is the current buzzword in HR, recruitment and management. There’s no definitive reason why so many hiring managers are obsessed with this generation but nonetheless, it’s glaringly obvious that there are generational differences between age groups in the workplace. Some of the reasons that could be argued are; digital/technological knowledge, they’re cheaper to employ, unorthodox thinking or just the pure and simple idea of youth. The first hurdle is sharing; there’s an odd obsession with this generation when it comes to sharing things online. Sharing news, opinions and experiences – in some cases, information that may be a bit…

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