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  • Challenging economic climate

    Today’s figures indicating a rise in unemployment is not surprising, given significant cuts to public sector jobs, according to Charles Logan, director at Hays. UK unemployment rose by 49,000 to almost 2.5m in the quarter to November, but the number of people claiming unemployment benefit for December fell, according to figures from the Office for

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  • Stress Cited As Biggest Workplace Hazard

    Stress is the biggest concern to workers in the South West, according to a new survey of safety representatives carried out by the TUC. The biennial survey asked workplace reps to identify the main hazards to their staff. More than two-thirds of respondents (68%) in the South West put stress at the top of the

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