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Georgie Frost

CONSUMING ISSUES: High Heels dress code at work. Time to update employment law? Listen to Beverly Sunderland

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

CONSUMING ISSUES: High Heels dress code at work. Time to update employment law? Listen to Beverly Sunderland
Dress codes at work... A woman who was sent home from work without pay for refusing to wear high heels has begun a petition to update employment law. Temp agency Portico says it's now changed its rules after Nicola Thorp complained. She says it's wrong that companies tell female employees which shoes to wear. Georgie speaks to Beverly Sunderland from Crosslands employment solicitors in Oxfordshire
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Beverley Sunderland


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Georgie Frost

Consuming Issues: Construction companies forced to payout for blacklisting. Listen to Beverley Sunderland @CrosslandEmpLaw

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Consuming Issues: Construction companies forced to payout for blacklisting. Listen to Beverley Sunderland @CrosslandEmpLaw
Workers who say they were blacklisted by construction companies have won millions in compensation after a long-running legal battle finally ended. The union Unite has reached a settlement with construction firms that will mean over 250 workers share more than £10 million pounds in compensation. Georgie speaks to Beverley Sunderland from Crossland Employment Solicitors
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Beverley Sunderland


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: What’s behind the growth in temporary job placements?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What’s behind the growth in temporary job placements?
Companies have switched to filling jobs with temporary staff as they await the outcome of the European Union referendum, according to a monthly jobs report from the REC and Markit. Tom Hadley, Director of Policy at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to talk about the report.
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Chris Bailey, Tom Hadley


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Marxist Capitalism, Discontented workers, The 30 Minute Meeting and Culture Hacking

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

Shop Floor: Marxist Capitalism, Discontented workers, The 30 Minute Meeting and Culture Hacking
On Shop Floor, with the Inspirational Development Group, Nick Peters speaks to Simon Biltcliffe who runs his company, Webmart, on the principles of Marxism and Capitalism combined. Nick also discusses with Nadim Choudhury, Head of Career Development at the Institute of Financial Services University College, the latest CIPD report on job satisfaction. Peter Bregman, CEO of Bregman Partners in New York, explains how to get more out of your day, while Daniele Fiandaca, Co-Founder of Creative Social, discusses his recent article on creative and time-saving ways to make your business and workers more efficient.
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Simon Biltcliffe, Nadim Choudhury, Peter Bregman, Daniele Fiandaca


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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: Armadillo Lighting

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: Armadillo Lighting
Linda Lewis meets David Bide and the team behind Armadillo Lighting, who are specialists in industrial lighting. For two decades they've been illuminating big venues from football stadiums to hospitals. The team also discuss with Linda how LED lighting has been opening up even more possibilities for innovative design on large projects.
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David Bide


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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: Veevers Carter

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: Veevers Carter
Veevers Carter are one of the top floristry design firms in the country, providing huge displays for big ticket corporate events, including the Chelsea Flower Show. Linda Lewis meets the founder Ming Veevers Carter and her husband Mark Beever, who also runs the sister company Event Concept, at their warehouse in South London. The firm have built up a formidable reputation, and a multimillion pound turnover, producing bigger and more complicated floral and architectural artistry for large corporate events at the Natural History Museum, the V&A and various celebrity clients.
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Ming Veevers Carter, Mark Beever


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Nick Peters

Marketing Watch: Marketing and Brand Transparency

Nick Peters
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Marketing Watch

Marketing Watch: Marketing and Brand Transparency
Nick Peters speaks to Debbie Morrison of ISBA, which represents British advertisers, about how advertising agencies must be much more transparent in their dealings with brands. Nick also discusses with Ian Barber, of Advertising Association, that the industry needs to persuade society of the value advertising delivers, to counter growing public and political mistrust. While, Marketing Week Magazine journalist, Mindi Chahal looks at the reasons why UK companies lag behind their US counterparts when it comes to customer service.
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Debbie Morrison, Ian Barber, Mindi Chahal


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Sue Dougan

Track Record: Sacha Romanovitch

Sue Dougan
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Track Record

Track Record: Sacha Romanovitch
Sacha Romanovitch joins Sue Dougan for this week's Track Record. As the first female CEO of Grant Thornton, Sacha looks back at her career and explains why her family values are so important and keep her grounded in her work life. She talks to Sue about her favourite songs that paved her career path.
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Sacha Romanovitch


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Your Money, Your Future: Independent Pensions Report for Self-Employed

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Independent Pensions Report for Self-Employed
If you're self-employed and need to set up a pension, where do you start? Sarah Pennells looks at a recent report published by Royal London with former Pensions Minister Steve Webb, currently Director of Policy at pensions and life insurance provider Royal London. Paul Allington founder and head of The Code Guy, gives his own account of setting up his pension, while Claire Walsh, Chartered Financial Planner and Head of Advice at Unbiased, gives advice on how to set up a pension plan. Sarah discusses whether the new Lifetime ISA can also help people set their pension.
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Steve Webb, Paul Allington, Claire Walsh


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Sue Dougan

Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazines: Episode Three

Sue Dougan
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Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine

Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazines: Episode Three
Sue Dougan is joined by Lisa Harris, digital editor for Sainsbury's Magazine. Together they speak to Katie Caldesi on the country's passion with Italian food, from Parma ham to Arborio rice; Richard Johnson, from British Street Food, explains why street food has become so popular and how its sellers can launch their business literally from the back of the van. Paul Turner speaks of his family-run butcher’s shop in Aldershot and how his unique sausage recipe is available nationwide, while ex-Masterchef winner Tim Anderson looks at fermented food and why its health benefits are making headlines.
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Lisa Harris, Katie Caldesi, Tim Anderson, Richard Johnson, Paul Turner


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