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Workplace discrimination against tattoos

Tattoos and piercings are now generally much more accepted than they were several years ago and many people have them. However, that doesn’t mean you will find it easy to get a job if you have a face full of body art. Although it will vary from job to job and depend on the individual

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What happens during a strike

Many years ago industrial action was quite common, it caused power cuts (I remember them well), it caused limitations on emergency services and of course severe hardship to those who were on strike as the majority were not receiving pay during that time. And who could forget the miner’s strike? Today strikes are not as

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How to sell your business

When you start a business you might have an idea of how long you want to keep it before selling or you might not have any intention of doing so in the beginning. However, often people see the benefits of selling up and maybe starting something different. If you’re considering selling your business, what is

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How to deal with irritating colleagues

It’s extremely common for people to find themselves working alongside someone who for some reason pushes their buttons, causing friction and tension in the workplace. The reason the TV show ‘The Office’ was such a success, was because it’s depiction of fraught office dynamics was very close to home for many viewers. The difficulties can

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Ten job hunting tips

In today’s market, job-hunting can feel like banging your head off a brick wall. It can be easy to become dejected and lose motivation but it’s important not to give up. Whether you’re looking for your first job or taking the next step along your chosen career path, here are ten job hunting tips to

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How to set up a great home office

Working from home offers fantastic flexibility and has many positive benefits, not the least of which is avoiding the commute. Yet it can be all too easy to indulge in the freedom that being Home Alone brings, so it’s important to get your office space, and your time in it, right if you are going

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