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Stressed employees less engaged, says report

Hywel Roberts, 04 Sep 2014

More than half of employees suffering from stress at work are "disengaged", according to research by...

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Acas figures could prompt tribunal fees rethink

Hywel Roberts, 04 Sep 2014

Employers and their staff successfully using Acas's early conciliation service might make the government...

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AE savers have less than 50% chance of matching work income

Hywel Roberts, 03 Sep 2014

Employees who put in minimum contributions to their auto-enrolment pensions from 22- to 68-years-old...

Work Programme helps 100,000 find jobs

Hywel Roberts, 03 Sep 2014

The government’s Work Programme has helped about 100,000 long-term unemployed into work since its introduction...

Half of jobseekers would turn down zero-hour contracts

Hywel Roberts, 03 Sep 2014

More than half (52%) of jobseekers are not willing to take on roles under zero-hour contract terms, according...

Millennials less motivated by salary than Gen Y

Hywel Roberts, 02 Sep 2014

Millennial employees (those born after 1994) claim to be less motivated by money than Gen Y (born between...

Skilled foreign workers boost economy, says Lloyds Bank

Hywel Roberts, 01 Sep 2014

Highly-skilled workers from abroad are filling many senior and technical roles in the UK, contributing...

Scottish engineering and manufacturing job market contracts

Hywel Roberts, 01 Sep 2014

The impending vote on Scottish independence could be affecting traditionally strong employment sectors...

Bonus payments up nearly 5% in past year

Hywel Roberts, 29 Aug 2014

The total bonus payments received by UK employees increased by 4.9% in the 12 months to April 2014, figures...

Businesses not using data effectively, say IT professionals

Hywel Roberts, 29 Aug 2014

The majority of IT professionals are concerned companies are not effectively using the data they collect,...

One in four 'exaggerate' expenses claims

Hywel Roberts, 29 Aug 2014

One-quarter of employees have knowingly "bent the rules" when filing expenses claims, according to research...

Senior posts dominated by privately educated

Hywel Roberts, 28 Aug 2014

The majority of senior posts in public office and high-profile professions are held by people who went...

Advertised salaries rise nationally, fall in London

Hywel Roberts, 26 Aug 2014

Advertised salaries have increased year-on-year for the first time since the recession, with every UK...

Welfare reforms hit working families hardest, says TUC

Hywel Roberts, 22 Aug 2014

Government reforms to welfare and benefits hit working families harder than those out of work, according...

Lack of workplace diversity deters 69% of young people

Hywel Roberts, 21 Aug 2014

A lack of diversity would deter 69% of young people (aged between 12 and 25 years old) from working for...

Employers value attitude above qualifications and experience

Hywel Roberts, 20 Aug 2014

Companies recruiting people under-25 place more importance on a candidate's attitude than their qualifications,...

Work Foundation calls for stronger RPA legislation

Hywel Roberts, 20 Aug 2014

Lancaster University's Work Foundation has criticised the government's "watered down" implementation...

Doubts cast over PM's immigrant job claims

Hywel Roberts, 19 Aug 2014

The head of the UK Statistics Authority has challenged claims made by prime minister David Cameron that...

More than one million over-65s in work

Hywel Roberts, 18 Aug 2014

The number of employees over the age of 65 has jumped 36% to 1.09 million since 2010, according to research...

Female 'underemployment' doubled during recession

Hywel Roberts, 18 Aug 2014

The number of women working less than full-time hours has doubled to 789,000, according to a report by...

In this issue: July 2015
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Puzzle it out: The UK's productivity conundrum – and what HR can do to solve it

Best thing since sliced bread: HR at Warburtons

Shining stars: Celebrating 20 years of HR Excellence

Learn a thing or two: Areas of interest for L&D

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