County Durham plan set for approval

The final stage of a plan that sets out how much development and where it is needed in County Durham will go before councillors next week. Durham County Council’s Cabinet will be asked to recommend that full council approve the submission of the County Durham Plan...

HR ADVICE: Managing maternity leave

You’ve signed the card and waved an employee off into parenthood. But what happens next? Perhaps you hadn’t thought that far ahead yet, especially if the employee is taking the full allowance of maternity leave which is one year regardless of how long they have worked...