Simplifying and streamlining some visas a good start

    The EMA is pleased to see the Government is increasing the duration of the Essential Skills visas and streamlining the application process to smooth the way for employers and their people.

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    Deal with tension in your office quickly and professionally

    EMA’s qualified and independent mediators can help you manage conflict in your workplace and assist with repairing broken staff relationships. You will deal with highly experienced and well regarded dispute resolution professionals who can facilitate a professional mediation on neutral ground. EMA members get free access to our meeting rooms for this purpose.

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  • Top three things about 10-days’ sick leave
    2 July 2021

    On the 24th of this month everyone will be entitled to 10-days’ sick leave instead of five. And while we might think this is a solution looking for a problem – on average only 4.7 per cent of the five days are used per year – it is something everyone

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  • Z Energy’s Mike Bennetts on meeting the climate change challenge
    1 July 2021

    Z Energy’s leadership is very open about the fact that climate change will 100 per cent change the game for a business that was built around selling fossil fuels. It already has.

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