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A national dispersal scheme is failing to ease the burden on gateway councils looking after lone child asylum seekers entering Britain, it is claimed. Kent County Council (KCC) said just 48 under-18s have been permanently transferred from the county to other local authorities since the voluntary scheme launched two months…
Ministers and party leaders have been condemned by local politicians for a lack of leadership over the plight of lone child refugees during a visit to the sprawling Jungle migrant camp in Calais. Only a handful of lone refugee children have been brought to the UK since an amendment from…
British and French authorities are to meet in Calais's Jungle migrant camp to discuss how to care for unaccompanied children. Councillors from the Local Government Association (LGA) will visit the makeshift site with the mayor of Calais Natacha Bouchart on Thursday in a bid to join up efforts to handle…
A controversial accommodation centre for families facing removal from the UK has been hailed as "excellent" and "groundbreaking" in an inspection report. But watchdogs also described Cedars - which is set to close - as "little used". Figures show 45 families were held at the facility near Gatwick Airport over…
New guidelines will allow immigration detainees to be put in solitary confinement for being "stubborn", a leading human rights campaign group has said. Liberty condemned the "unprecedented" new Home Office guidelines which it said would also allow segregation of detainees at immigration removal centres for periods longer than 14 days.…
The Home Office has won its appeal against a landmark ruling allowing four Syrian refugees living in the "Jungle" camp in Calais to come to Britain. An immigration judge ruled in January that the three teenagers and 26-year-old man with mental health problems should be brought immediately to the UK…
The head of civil rights group Liberty has accused the Government of deliberately fostering a hostile environment for immigrants which has helped fuel a spike in hate crime after the Brexit vote. Martha Spurrier, who has taken over the high-profile role as director of Liberty from Shami Chakrabarti, suggested Prime…
Thousands of lone migrant children are living in squalid conditions or are vulnerable to smuggling gangs after being let down by European countries including the UK, a report has warned. Youngsters face a culture of disbelief and suspicion, while authorities try to avoid taking responsibility for their care and protection,…
Britain has voted to leave the European Union. The weeks and months of highly spirited and at times rancorous political campaigning have shown just how deep the fissures that run through Britain really are. And the ultimate dividing line, the defining issue of the referendum, was not the economy, but…
A peer who fled the Nazis has warned child refugees promised sanctuary in Britain under a scheme announced in May are still risking their lives hiding in lorries because ministers are dragging their feet implementing the pledge. In a major policy U-Turn, the Prime Minister announced Britain would take in…
The number of unaccompanied children at the Calais camp known as the Jungle has risen by 32% in one month, according to a new census. A total of 132 of the 142 children who arrived at the slum in the past month came without an adult - the youngest of…
Ulster University psychologists have secured €1 million to train a new generation of researchers to work with multiple trauma exposed populations in Europe. The funding is part of an overall €3.3 million award made by the European Commission's Horizon 2020 scheme to a number of academics and practitioners from world-leading…
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Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.

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Resigning with class!

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Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 

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Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.

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