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'Sharp regional disparities' in workless households

Hywel Roberts, 30 Oct 2014

The latest ONS figures on the number of workless households show the biggest drop since comparable records...

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'Rush to recruit' leads to drop in productivity

Hywel Roberts, 29 Oct 2014

Employers recruiting larger numbers of new staff following the financial crash have put UK workplace...

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UK falls eight places in gender equality rankings

Hywel Roberts, 28 Oct 2014

Women in the UK have seen their wages fall by an average of £2,700 over the past year – leading to...

Low-paid risk 'being left behind', says TUC

Hywel Roberts, 27 Oct 2014

Research revealing that 5.2 million British workers are now low-paid demonstrates an increasing disparity...

Professional wage growth to extend into 2015

Hywel Roberts, 23 Oct 2014

Wage growth in professional services roles is set to continue into 2015, according to research by professional...

Employers struggling to hire Christmas drivers, says REC

Hywel Roberts, 22 Oct 2014

Many businesses are not able to hire enough drivers for the Christmas period according to the latest...

Switzerland top destination for expat workers

Hywel Roberts, 22 Oct 2014

Switzerland is the most desirable location for British employees working abroad, according to research...

HR professionals value feedback more than other functions

Hywel Roberts, 15 Oct 2014

Employees working within HR see workplace feedback as more valuable than professionals in any other function,...

'Misconceptions' prevent food and drink industry attracting STEM skills

Hywel Roberts, 10 Oct 2014

The food and drink sector is struggling to fill its technical roles due to a lack of understanding around...

Gen Y women to break glass ceiling before men, says whitepaper

Hywel Roberts, 09 Oct 2014

Women born in Gen Y (between 1980 and 1994) are more likely to break the 'glass ceiling' of employment...

OH and HR working together to address mental health

Hywel Roberts, 07 Oct 2014

A recent trend of occupational health working closely with HR around mental health is bringing results,...

London top city for employee attraction

Hywel Roberts, 06 Oct 2014

Almost one in six (16%) global employees sees London as the most desirable city to work in, according...

Race for Opportunity director welcomes boardroom ethnicity focus

Hywel Roberts, 02 Oct 2014

Pledges by both government and opposition politicians to address the issues of ethnic representation...

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...

Take-home pay in 2017 lower than pre-crisis levels, says EY report

Hywel Roberts, 29 Sep 2014

Take-home pay in 2017 will be lower than pre-crisis levels, says an EY report.

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...

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...

In this issue: October 2014
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Grow influence: Who has made the HR Most Influential 2014 lists? We reveal all inside

Looking good: Beautiful HR at Estee Lauder

Back to the drawing board: Is HR more art than science?

Forward thinking: Futureproof your technology strategy

 

 

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