Monthly Archives: April 2011

It isn’t fair….

One of the most common complaints about the world of work is that it isn’t fair. But fairness is a tricky concept. What seems unfair to you, on the receiving end of a decision which negatively impacts your professional life, … Continue reading

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Do you feel appreciated?

According to a poll carried out by Monster.co.uk,  one in three  employees feel unappreciated by their employer. Full article and comments can be found on http://www.recruiter.co.uk/third-of-jobseekers-feel-unappreciated/1009395.article What do you think?

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Some useful links “Cumbria”

Here are some useful links to bookmark – keeping you up to date with local news, council projects and bank holiday dates in the UK http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/news/2011/april.asp http://www.cumbria.nhs.uk/News/NewsReleases.aspx http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/ http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/ http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Governmentcitizensandrights/LivingintheUK/DG_073741

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Smile :0)

What’s Great About A Smile? A smile is a curve that sets everything straight :0) It costs nothing, but is worth much :0) It enriches whoever receives it, without impoverishing the one who gives it :0) It lingers for just … Continue reading

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New paternity leave rules for dads

Paternity leave in the UK changed from the 6th April , giving fathers the right to take up to six months leave from their partners entitlement; with further discussion and consultation on taking time off in chunks rather than in … Continue reading

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RADIO 1 DJ VERNON KAY TO FRONT CUMBRIAN VOLUNTEERING PROJECT

RADIO 1 DJ and television personality Vernon Kay is to front a major volunteering project in Cumbria ahead of the Big Weekend. For more information and full story, please follow link http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/radio-1-dj-vernon-kay-to-front-cumbrian-volunteering-project-1.827231?referrerPath=news

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UK inflation fall to 4% eases rates pressure

The UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) annual rate of inflation has fallen to 4%, down from 4.4% in February. For more information, please take a look at the below site http://www.ft.com

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More job cuts in Carlisle

Carlisle Leisure,  that operates the Sands Centre and other leisure facilities in Carlisle and Allerdale, is cutting a number of jobs. http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/cumbria-firm-carlisle-leisure-axes-jobs-1.826745?referrerPath=home

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Cumbrian Students – LOAN PAYMENT FRAUDSTERS

Cumbrian students are being warned about fraudsters targeting their accounts as they receive their third loan installment this month. please read the following link for further information http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/cumbrian-students-warned-over-loan-payment-fraudsters-1.825596?referrerPath=news

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Easter Holiday Cover

With the Easter holidays just around the corner many of us will be looking to take advantage of the public holidays – and why not, it’s been a long hard winter and a holiday or extended weekend is just what … Continue reading

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