Fact Service January 2019

Issue 2 (10/01/2019) - NHS plan - you forgot about the staff; Setting of boardroom pay needs reform; Prescription safety eyewear not goggles; Tory austerity drags households into hock

Issue 1 (03/01/2019) - Firefighting cuts are putting public at risk; RPI inflation down

; Code of practice on sexual harassment


; Good work plan is Tory response to Taylor

Issue 2

NHS plan — you forgot about the staff
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Trade unions have condemned prime minister Theresa May for failing to take seriously the “staffing black hole” in the NHS.
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Setting of boardroom pay needs reform
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People professionals should play a more prominent role in company remuneration committees, and the myth of the “superstar” chief executive should ...
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Prescription safety eyewear not goggles
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More than half of staff who wear prescription glasses and need further eye protection at work are given safety over-goggles rather than prescription ...
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Tory austerity drags households into hock
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Government austerity and years of wage stagnation are key reasons behind a sharp increase in unsecured debt, the TUC says.
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Issue 1

Firefighting cuts are putting public at risk
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Firefighters are expected to do more with less, putting public safety at risk, says the FBU fire brigades union.
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RPI inflation down
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Falling petrol prices offset by dearer cigarettes cut the rate of inflation in the penultimate month of 2018, official figures show.
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Code of practice on sexual harassment
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A new Code of Practice that ensures employers better understand their legal responsibilities to protect their staff is to be introduced by the ...
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Good work plan is Tory response to Taylor
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The government finally got around to responding to the Taylor review of modern work just before Christmas, nine long months after it launched a ...
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