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The Flexible After Fifty report calls for greater flexible working support for people over age 50 to be more active in the workforce

A new report from the 50+ Choices Roundtable shows how businesses, older workers and the wider UK economy would all benefit from employers and government prioritising greater flexibility in the workplace. The Flexible After Fifty report, from the members of the 50+ Choices Roundtable, shows that nearly three quarters (72%) of over-50s are seeking flexible… Read more »

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MDU advises doctors not to ignore inappropriate patient behaviour

Doctors are being reminded to get help if a patient makes an inappropriate advance, now that new guidance by the regulator places more emphasis on reporting unacceptable sexual behaviour in the workplace. In a recent MDU survey on receiving gifts from patients around 15% of the 411 MDU members who responded had concerns about the reason for… Read more »

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Javid labels NHS access debate hypocritical on first day of rail strikes

MPs are debating NHS GP and dentist access and the increasing waiting lists in the UK. Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting labelled health secretary Sajid Javid’s record “rubbish”, blaming “Conservative underfunding” for “patients finding it impossible to book GP appointments”.  Javid focused on the rail strikes which he told the House of Commons that Streeting… Read more »