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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...

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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...

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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...

Lawyers warn of "immediate impact" of obesity ruling on UK employers

Hywel Roberts, 21 Jul 2014

The recent European Union Court of Justice announcement that suggests obesity should be treated as a...

Guaranteed pensions advice to be independent, Government says

Hywel Roberts, 21 Jul 2014

The guaranteed advice on employees taking their pensions from April 2015 is to be provided by independent...

One in five UK workers has chronic lifestyle-related illness

Hywel Roberts, 21 Jul 2014

Almost one in five (19%) British workers suffers from a chronic illness, including heart disease, diabetes...

Days lost in labour disputes almost doubles in 2013

Hywel Roberts, 18 Jul 2014

The number of days lost through labour disputes reached 443,600 in 2013, up 79% from 248,800 in 2012,...

Length of enhanced maternity and paternity pay "varies wildly"

Hywel Roberts, 18 Jul 2014

There is a wide variance in both the duration and level of paternity and maternity pay across UK employers,...

Mentoring can aid retention, according to research

Hywel Roberts, 17 Jul 2014

One in five employees who don't have access to mentoring would welcome the opportunity, according to...

Only 14% of employers confident in leadership pipelines

Hywel Roberts, 17 Jul 2014

The majority of UK organisations have concerns about their ability to fill critical leadership roles,...

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