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One in five employees want a 'virtual workplace'

Hywel Roberts, 29 Jul 2014

Only 14% of UK workers want to be in a traditional office environment, with one in five favouring the...

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Strong graduate market drives up salaries

Hywel Roberts, 29 Jul 2014

Average salary growth doubled month-on-month in June, driven by a strongly performing graduate market,...

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Think tank calls for 'bankers' oath' to restore public faith

Hywel Roberts, 29 Jul 2014

An oath for bankers should be introduced to raise standards in the sector and improve its public image,...

'Unique skills' earn contractors more than £1,500 per day

Hywel Roberts, 28 Jul 2014

Contractors with unique skills can now earn more than £1,500 per day for their services, according to...

Gender gap increase 'concerning', says Opportunity Now director

Hywel Roberts, 28 Jul 2014

The increase in the gender pay gap in London is a worrying sign for working women, according to Opportunity...

Passport workers to strike over pay and staffing levels

Hywel Roberts, 28 Jul 2014

Employees from the Passport Office are set to go on strike later today in a dispute over pay and staffing...

Vote now for the HR Most Influential Readers' Choice

HR Editorial, 25 Jul 2014

The HR Most Influential results will be revealed this September, but this year we want to hear who you,...

CIPD's Cheese calls for 'political advocacy' at VyT research launch

Hywel Roberts, 25 Jul 2014

CIPD chief executive Peter Cheese has called on the Government to get behind the body's Valuing your...

Financial services recruitment on the rise

Hywel Roberts, 25 Jul 2014

Half of businesses in the financial services sector anticipate increasing their headcount by the end...

Use L&D to drive culture, says Colt HR vice-president

Hywel Roberts, 25 Jul 2014

Employee learning should be seen as a tool to shape an organisation's culture, according to Colt HR vice...

One in five leave jobs due to lack of opportunities

Hywel Roberts, 24 Jul 2014

One in five people who resign from their roles do so because of a lack of opportunities within their...

Employers moving to 'partnership model', says Wayne Clarke

Hywel Roberts, 24 Jul 2014

Governments and businesses are leading a 'fight to partnership', engagement expert Wayne Clarke has told...

Equality commission says all-female shortlists are illegal

Hywel Roberts, 24 Jul 2014

Guidance released by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has clarified that recruiters and...

Social events can increase engagement, report finds

Hywel Roberts, 23 Jul 2014

Social events and feeling valued are key to employees’ happiness at work, according to research

CIPD calls for 'holistic' approach to youth unemployment

Hywel Roberts, 23 Jul 2014

Employers, policymakers and education providers should form closer ties to take positive steps on youth...

Shape employer brand for 'influence' rather than 'appeal', CEB says

Hywel Roberts, 23 Jul 2014

Employers who tailor their brand for appeal and not influence risk missing out on the best available...

MPs call for overhaul of Employment and Support Allowance

Hywel Roberts, 23 Jul 2014

The Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), designed to help those with health problems and disabilities...

Graduate vacancies up by 17% in 2014

Hywel Roberts, 22 Jul 2014

The number of vacancies for graduates has increased by 17% in 2014, with strong growth in financial services,...

Four in 10 L&D practitioners believe function is underfunded

Hywel Roberts, 22 Jul 2014

A lack of resources in learning and development (L&D) is seen as an issue by almost four in 10 (39%)...

Demand for interim managers jumps 15 percentage points

Hywel Roberts, 22 Jul 2014

The number of companies looking to recruit interim managers rose 15 percentage points in the first quarter...

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