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UK workers increasingly satisfied and secure in their jobs, research finds

Tom Newcombe, 19 Jul 2013

UK workers are more confident and satisfied in their jobs than they were at the start of the year, research...

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Most jobs growth is in low-paid sectors, says TUC

Tom Newcombe, 16 Jul 2013

The majority of jobs created since June 2010 have been in industries where the average wage is less than...

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Companies struggling to fill marketing roles, says APSCo

Arvind Hickman, 02 Jul 2013

Companies pursuing digital marketing strategies are finding a shortage of skilled talent to carry out...

Longer careers likely to cause generational tensions: KPMG study

Arvind Hickman, 01 Jul 2013

Nearly half of the UK’s youngest workers believe the prolonged presence of older colleagues hampers...

Over half of organisations have rejected candidates based on cultural fit, survey finds

Katie Jacobs, 28 Jun 2013

Over half of organisations (59%) have rejected a potential candidate based on cultural fit, research...

CEOs still failing to see connection between engagement and the bottom line, Ashridge research reveals

Tom Newcombe, 11 Jun 2013

A lack of belief and connection to the bottom line are two of the barriers stopping some CEOs "engaging...

Back-to-work mums 'held back' as career progress is hindered

Tom Newcombe, 05 Jun 2013

Employers are being warned they are wasting talent after research highlighted career progress is being...

HSE's Fees for Intervention scheme makes Government £857,000

Tom Newcombe, 31 May 2013

The Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) Fees for Intervention (FFI) scheme, has made around £857,000...

A quarter of HR departments are 'ineffective', say senior HR professionals

Tom Newcombe, 31 May 2013

A quarter of senior HR professionals have labelled their HR function as ineffective, according to research...

UK shortfall of 395,000 jobs for 18-24 year olds, TUC research reveals

Tom Newcombe, 14 May 2013

People aged 18-24 are far less likely to be in work today than before the recession and 395,000 more...

Apprenticeships vital to build the workforce of the future, research finds

HR Editorial, 24 Apr 2013

Apprenticeships are essential to help build a sustainable workforce and get more people into employment,...

Exclusive: UK lags behind in global innovation race

Tom Newcombe, 19 Apr 2013

Innovation levels in the UK are behind many of its key competitors including India, China and the Middle...

Call for minimum nursing staff levels to avoid another Mid Staffordshire crisis

Tom Newcombe, 19 Apr 2013

Minimum nursing staff levels in the UK are needed to protect hospital patients and avoid another Mid...

UK lags behind in global race to recruit innovative workers

Tom Newcombe, 11 Apr 2013

The UK is falling behind many other countries in the global race to recruit the most innovative workers...

Push to get more women onto company boards is failing

Tom Newcombe, 10 Apr 2013

A drive to get more female representation onto FTSE 100 and FTSE250 boards has stalled, a report from...

Employers planning to increase staff levels, REC JobsOutlook survey finds

Tom Newcombe, 28 Mar 2013

Even though many employers are continuing to face economic challenges, the majority are still planning...

Expectant mothers plan to take shortened maternity leave due to money worries

Tom Newcombe, 27 Mar 2013

Almost half of expectant mothers feel that financial worries will force them back to work before their...

Employers warned that staff satisfaction is no longer enough to keep key talent

Tom Newcombe, 22 Mar 2013

Keeping employees satisfied in their roles is no longer enough to prevent them from walking out the door,...

Women over 50 "seek fewer hours" at work, TUC report finds

Tom Newcombe, 15 Mar 2013

More than two in five women workers over 50 want fewer hours in their current job, according to a TUC...

Half of employees pressured to come to work when ill, Adecco Retail report finds

Tom Newcombe, 14 Mar 2013

Half of UK employees feel pressurised to come into work by their line manager when they are ill, according...

In this issue: April 2014
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Legal aliens: It's law, but not as we know it - would you seek counsel from a big brand?

Fashion forward: SuperGroup's first HRD

Time to celebrate: Flexible working legislation is changing

Health check: Engaging in wellbeing 

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