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Occupational Stress

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Occupational stress in the workplace is on the increase. The latest estimates from the Labour Force Survey show that in 2014/15 stress accounted for 35%...

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Introducing LJ Recruitment

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Lamont Jones is proud to announce that they have added another service to their offering – recruitment. Following in from last month’s blog here is...

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The National Living Wage

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

The government wants to move from a low wage, high tax, and high welfare society to a higher wage, lower tax, and lower welfare society....

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Merry Christmas!

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

2015 has been a fun, full packed year for Lamont Jones. We have thoroughly enjoy this year and would like to thank all our clients...

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The Perfect Employee – do they exist?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Without employees an organisation would not exist and without talented and motivated employees, an organisation has no hope of flourishing and staying competitive. Even the best...

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Night Workers – What is all the fuss?

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Night work is often in the news. Union bosses are often complaining that there are major risks for night workers including more accidents and health...

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Employee misconduct: How to protect the business

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Any business faced with potentially serious employee misconduct, particularly by someone senior, will face some difficult choices and risks. What are the implications of getting...

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Disciplinary procedures: Six common mistakes made by inexperienced managers

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Inexperienced managers can struggle to put disciplinary policies into practice. Employers often spend a large amount of time drafting a fair disciplinary policy, but fail...

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