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Firms call to raise literacy and numeracy standards - Education - Scotsman.com

Firms call to raise literacy and numeracy standards - Education - Scotsman.com | Hand & Brain | Scoop.it
BUSINESS leaders have called for more to be done to raise literacy and numeracy standards, as a survey revealed almost half of companies struggled to fill job vacancies because applicants lacked the right skills.
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Paying the price for commissioning in social care? The minimum wage and domiciliary care work in the UK

Paying the price for commissioning in social care? The minimum wage and domiciliary care work in the UK | Hand & Brain | Scoop.it
Chris Forde Chris Forde is Professor of Employment Studies at CERIC. @CERIC_LUBS When The Low Pay Commission’s annual recommendations were released a fortnight ago, most attention focused on the 12...
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Detroit walkout planned over low wages

Detroit walkout planned over low wages | Hand & Brain | Scoop.it
The strike in Detroit follows similar labor actions that hobbled fast-food restaurants and prominent retailers in New York, Chicago and, this week, St. Louis.
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