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One in five FTSE 100 board members are women

Katie Jacobs, 26 Mar 2014

Women now account for 20.7% of FTSE 100 executive board members, an increase from 12.5% in 2011, a Cranfield...


Contractor salaries in South East reach three times national average

Hywel Roberts, 24 Mar 2014

Pay for contractors in the South East and other big financial centres of the UK is significantly higher...


Young, 'hidden' talent could help plug skills gap, says O2 HRD

Hywel Roberts, 19 Mar 2014

A report from the Local Government Association (LGA) suggests that almost a third of workers could be...

Interest 'spikes' after national apprenticeship week

Hywel Roberts, 12 Mar 2014

Both employers and young people are showing increased interest in apprenticeships after the Government...

Flooding 'kickstarts' employment growth in construction, utilities sectors

Hywel Roberts, 11 Mar 2014

Work created by the effects of widespread flooding in the UK this year has seen the construction sector...

Candidate availability falls at sharpest rate in 10 years

Hywel Roberts, 10 Mar 2014

A report on the UK labour market has shown the pool of candidates for employers to choose from is in...

Companies need to broaden language on diversity, says EY

Hywel Roberts, 10 Mar 2014

A disproportionate focus on gender in the diversity debate means other areas risk falling behind, says...

Employment growth in manufacturing down to sector having ‘permission to be cool again’, says BAE MD

Hywel Roberts, 04 Mar 2014

The UK manufacturing industry enjoyed its highest employment growth since May 2011 in February, according...

KFC has an obligation to get young people into management positions, says VP HR

Hywel Roberts, 04 Mar 2014

Award-winning employer KFC is stepping up its efforts to attract young talent and develop entry-level...

Using technology to attract staff presents ageism risk, warns recruitment expert

Hywel Roberts, 03 Mar 2014

Cutting-edge technology is increasingly being used to attract the best talent to companies and improve...

Companies reaching out to parents of school leavers

Hywel Roberts, 03 Mar 2014

Employers are increasingly looking to influence parents of 16 to 18-years-old school leavers, research...

Recruitment should be a ‘learning and development exercise, not a transaction'

Hywel Roberts, 28 Feb 2014

Companies and candidates should both be able to learn from the recruitment process, an industry expert...

Guide to managing young people published

Gabriella Jozwiak, 27 Feb 2014

Employers hiring young members of staff should manage colleagues’ expectations of what they can do...

Economic recovery leads to higher attrition, study finds

Hywel Roberts, 25 Feb 2014

If the economy does recover, as predicted, HR departments could face a battle to keep hold of top performers...

Young people ill-equipped to enter job market

Gabriella Jozwiak, 25 Feb 2014

More than half of HR decision-makers within small and medium-sized businesses believe young entry-level...

Chancellor urged to address youth unemployment

Gabriella Jozwiak, 24 Feb 2014

The chancellor’s March budget must include investment to tackle youth unemployment, leading employment...

Diageo to help Scottish young people into employment

Gabriella Jozwiak, 21 Feb 2014

Global drinks manufacturer Diageo is to offer young people in Scotland free training aimed to lift them...

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...

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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