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Migrant labour and youth employment not 'either/or choice', says CIPD

Hywel Roberts, 30 Sep 2014

Most employers do not see a link between hiring migrant workers and damaging youth employment, according...

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Advertised salaries growing faster than inflation, says Adzuna

Hywel Roberts, 26 Sep 2014

Average advertised salaries saw a year-on-year increase of 1.9% up to August 2014, according to research...

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Britain's 'talent mismatch' among worst in Europe, says Hays report

Hywel Roberts, 26 Sep 2014

Skills gaps in high-skilled industries such as engineering and IT are threatening the UK's economic growth,...

Finance directors concerned over losing baby boomer skills

Hywel Roberts, 25 Sep 2014

More than two-thirds (69%) of CFOS are concerned about a skills drain due to baby boomers (those born...

Graduate unemployment in biggest drop for 15 years

Hywel Roberts, 25 Sep 2014

The number of former students still out of work six months after graduating has dropped from 8.5% to...

PCS union calls national strike

Hywel Roberts, 24 Sep 2014

The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) has announced its 250,000 members in England and Wales...

Miliband pledges NHS jobs in conference speech

Hywel Roberts, 24 Sep 2014

A Labour government would create 36,000 NHS jobs over the course of the next parliament, Ed Miliband...

Administrators shut down 362 Phones 4U stores, leaving 2,417 staff jobless

Hywel Roberts, 23 Sep 2014

Administrators have closed 362 Phones 4u stores, effectively winding up the retail arm of the business...

Top employers for working families announced

Hywel Roberts, 22 Sep 2014

Working Families has revealed its list of the top employers for working families in 2014.

RateMyPlacement names Barclays top undergraduate employer

Hywel Roberts, 22 Sep 2014

Barclays has rated top of an online student survey of top undergraduate employers for 2014, RateMyPlacement...

Egon Zehnder sets target for 25 female FTSE 100 CEOs

Hywel Roberts, 19 Sep 2014

Executive search firm Egon Zehnder has announced its commitment to seeing 25 female CEOs in the FTSE...

Unemployment in biggest annual fall since 1988

Hywel Roberts, 17 Sep 2014

Unemployment fell by 468,000 from July 2013 to July 2014, the biggest year-on-year decrease since 1988,...

Eight out of 10 HR teams use social media to recruit

Hywel Roberts, 16 Sep 2014

Eight out of every 10 HR functions use social media as at least one part of their recruitment strategy,...

Military cutbacks a chance for companies to gain skills, says Bureau Veritas HRD

Hywel Roberts, 16 Sep 2014

Cuts in the armed forces present an opportunity for employers to gain skills in areas such as engineering...

Employers' manifesto calls for 'mandatory reporting' on diversity

Hywel Roberts, 10 Sep 2014

A manifesto launched by the Employers' Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI) has called for the government...

Carney predicts wage growth to pick up mid-2015

Hywel Roberts, 10 Sep 2014

Employment experts and unions are divided over comments made by Bank of England governor Mark Carney...

Study finds sharpest dip in hiring intentions in three years

Hywel Roberts, 09 Sep 2014

British companies' hiring intentions for the fourth quarter of 2014 are down two percentage points on...

Construction industry not 'monoculture', says Crossrail HRD

Hywel Roberts, 09 Sep 2014

Companies in the construction industry should be "shining a light on good practice" to attract diverse...

Half of London companies report skills shortage

Hywel Roberts, 08 Sep 2014

Nearly half (45%) of employers in London report that the capital is experiencing a skills shortage, according...

Gamification can reduce pre-start dropouts, says HCL CHRO

Hywel Roberts, 05 Sep 2014

Gamification is a useful tool to keep candidates engaged in the time between accepting a job offer and...

In this issue: September 2014
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Model Leaders – What kind of leaders do we need now? Find out in this special issue

Breaking the Silence – Lucy Adams and the BBC

Take it to the bank – HR in charge as TSB branches off

Save us all – Do collective pension schemes work?

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