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Manufacturing group EEF accuses Government of 'acting unreasonably' over international graduates

Hywel Roberts, 20 Feb 2014

EEF has submitted evidence to a House of Lords committee claiming the Government is damaging employers...


Unemployment falls by 125,000

Gabriella Jozwiak, 20 Feb 2014

The job market will be characterised by higher wages and increased movement in the future, Reed group...


Unemployed graduates question value of university degree, says report

Hywel Roberts, 18 Feb 2014

Nearly half of graduates struggling to find work several months after leaving university wish they had...

Employment rate to slow in early 2014

Gabriella Jozwiak, 17 Feb 2014

Employment levels will grow sharply in the first quarter of 2014 but at a slower rate than at the end...

Military personnel held back from employment

Gabriella Jozwiak, 12 Feb 2014

Employers’ lack of understanding of military personnel’s skills means service leavers routinely cannot...

January recruitment figures bolster warnings over skills shortages

Gabriella Jozwiak, 07 Feb 2014

A skills shortage among UK workers has been highlighted by figures suggesting a growth of vacancies and...

Graduate vacancies to rise more than 10%, says study

Gabriella Jozwiak, 04 Feb 2014

Employers predict the number of graduate vacancies will rise by more than 10% this year, according to...

Travelodge expansion to create 1,000 jobs

Laurence Doe, 04 Feb 2014

Travelodge plans to invest £100 million into 15 new hotels across the UK, creating 1,000 new jobs.

CBI calls for Government to address careers advice mismatch

Gabriella Jozwiak, 04 Feb 2014

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called for the government to do more to provide young...

HR recruitment to be challenged by inexperience

Gabriella Jozwiak, 30 Jan 2014

Almost two-thirds of employers expect a shortage of experienced candidates in HR recruitment over the...

'Skills shortage vacancies' rise twice as fast as available jobs

Gabriella Jozwiak, 30 Jan 2014

Job vacancies in England have returned to pre-recession levels, but economic recovery will be impeded...

Banks set to improve social mobility

Gabriella Jozwiak, 29 Jan 2014

Four of Europe’s biggest banks are to target recruits from low and middle income households, after...

London dominates job creation growth

Gabriella Jozwiak, 28 Jan 2014

A think tank has warned that many of the UK’s largest cities will fail to feel the effects of an improving...

REC calls for evidence on agency 'profiteering' allegations

Gabriella Jozwiak, 27 Jan 2014

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) is calling for evidence backing allegations recruiters...

Pre-engagement is key to success in RPO commissioning, says expert

Gabriella Jozwiak, 24 Jan 2014

Resourcing managers looking to hire Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) providers should spend several...

Unemployment fall could reignite 'war for talent'

Gabriella Jozwiak, 23 Jan 2014

The jobs market is heading towards another “war for talent” an employment expert has warned, after...

A third of organisations at 'full capacity', says REC

Gabriella Jozwiak, 23 Jan 2014

Almost a third of employers are running their organisations at full capacity and would have to hire staff...

ILO warns of rising unemployment, crisis for young jobseekers

Gabriella Jozwiak, 22 Jan 2014

The number of people seeking work around the world will rise by more than 13 million by 2018, hitting...

SMEs 'blocking' apprenticeships as NEET problem escalates

Laurence Doe, 22 Jan 2014

SMEs are providing a barrier to apprenticeships for young people at a time when the number of NEETs is...

Research finds strong job prospects for finance, IT and accounting

Arvind Hickman, 21 Jan 2014

Financial services senior executives plan to increase or maintain staffing levels in the next six months,...

In this issue: August 2014
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Balancing act – Have we finally reachd a tipping point around flexible working practices?


Bedding down – Inside the Dorchester Collection


High voltage – Is the future of fleet electric?


Cream of the crop – Barriers to effective talent management

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