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Recruitment firm accused of using ‘aggressive’ tax avoidance scheme

Katie Jacobs, 29 May 2015

Recruitment umbrella firm Anderson Group has been accused of using an “aggressive” and “abusive”...


Baker & McKenzie and Hogan Lovells launch 'contextual recruiting'

Jenny Roper, 21 May 2015

A first of its kind contextual recruitment tool has been launched to boost social mobility and ensure...


Graduates don't feel they need people skills

Jenny Roper, 20 May 2015

A significant gap exists between how important people skills are seen to be by businesses and by new...

Next government to inherit looming jobs crisis

Jenny Roper, 08 May 2015

The next government will inherit a ‘looming jobs crisis’, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation...

Focus recruitment locally to attract older workers

Katie Jacobs, 08 May 2015

Employers need to rethink their recruitment and talent management practices to help older people stay...

Schoolgirls say engineering and construction are jobs for boys

Katie Jacobs, 30 Apr 2015

More than a third (39%) of schoolgirls think certain jobs are more suited to boys, a survey by Network...

Salary negotiations increase as job market heats up

Jenny Roper, 30 Apr 2015

HR directors are now more willing to negotiate salaries to attract top job candidates, according to research...

HR recruitment trends revealed

Jenny Roper, 27 Apr 2015

London’s HR sector has seen a 15% increase in the number of permanent roles compared with Q1 2014,...

UK should learn from US on youth employment

Jenny Roper, 24 Apr 2015

The UK could learn from the US on improving opportunities for young people entering employment, according...

Employers relaxed at coalition government prospect

Jenny Roper, 22 Apr 2015

The prospect of another coalition government after 7 May would have no impact on almost two-thirds (64%)...

Young professionals lack career prospect confidence

Rebecca Gowler, 09 Apr 2015

One in five (20%) UK 18- to 24-year-olds are not confident about their career prospects for 2015, according...

Discrimination of gay and lesbian jobseekers ‘commonplace’

Jenny Roper, 09 Apr 2015

Gay and lesbian jobseekers are 5% less likely to be offered a job interview than heterosexual applicants...

UK under-utilising degree-educated migrants

Rebecca Gowler, 08 Apr 2015

The UK is under-utilising degree-educated migrants, according to a recent Institute for Public Policy...

Female-owned businesses more attractive to millennials

Rebecca Gowler, 01 Apr 2015

Organisations can learn a lot about company culture from female-owned businesses, Mara Swan, ManpowerGroup...

Young people ill-prepared to secure jobs

Jenny Roper, 01 Apr 2015

Two-fifths (40%) of young people believe they are ill-equipped to get a full-time job as they lack practical...

AGR calls on future government to prepare young people for work

Rebecca Gowler, 27 Mar 2015

The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) is calling on the future government to help employers, schools...

Numbers lying on CVs increase

Rebecca Gowler, 27 Mar 2015

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of CVs contain lies, a rise of 15% in the past decade, according to an analysis...

Less than half of graduates aren't prepared for work

Rebecca Gowler, 26 Mar 2015

Nearly half of graduates (47%) said they felt unprepared for work, according to a survey by Work Ready...

Sourcing global candidates requires a different approach, says Regus global recruitment director

Rebecca Gowler, 25 Mar 2015

Global candidates engage with technology in a different way to those in the UK, Nicky Ivory-Chapman,...

Apprenticeships help plug hospitality skills gap, says Whitbread head of education

Rebecca Gowler, 20 Mar 2015

Hospitality employers should use an apprenticeship strategy to support the sector’s future growth,...

In this issue: May 2015
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Going steady: With the economy improving, can you remember how to lead HR in an upturn?

National treasure: Leading HR in the NHS

Happily ever after: The future of employee engagement

Cream of the crop: The HR Excellence Awards 2015 shortlist

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