STAFF should be allowed to take smoking breaks to help reduce stress levels following the recent workplace ban, healthcare adviser BUPA Wellness says.
Tony Unwin, BUPA Wellness general manager of psychological services, said: “Many people, whether they smoke or not, do not take the breaks to which they are entitled, to get away from the work environment....
The directors of collapsed construction giant Carillion were "contemptuous" of funding their defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, and "refused to give an inch", Frank Field has alleged.
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Frank Field is to warn Sir Philip Green not to sell his Arcadia business without ensuring defined benefit (DB) pensions are adequately protected, PP can confirm.
Some 79% of people would like to see stricter rules and checks to ensure pension pots are secure, according to a survey by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).