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Numbers of 'better skilled', 'better educated' immigrants in the UK are rising, finds Centre for Economic Performance

David Woods, 27 Jun 2012

The Centre for Economic Performance (London School of Economics) has published research into immigration...


One month to go until Olympics – and Brits not bothered, reveals GfK

HR Editorial, 27 Jun 2012

With exactly one month to go until the Olympic Games opening ceremony on 27 July, a survey from market...


Graduate CV fraud looks set to increase as jobs market founders, reports Graduate Prospects

David Woods, 22 Jun 2012

Higher university fees and a difficult jobs market could make education fraud more widespread, according...

Public sector employment drops to lowest level in nine years, reports ONS

David Woods, 20 Jun 2012

The number of people employed in the private sector increased by 205,000 to reach 23.38 million but the...

Health problems rife among call centre workers, claims Unison

HR Editorial, 19 Jun 2012

The physical and mental health of the UK’s million call centre workers is at “significant risk”,...

Global social media survey finds discrepencies between employers' and staff opinions on its use

HR Editorial, 14 Jun 2012

Employees believe social media is impacting workplace productivity, but their employers have been slow...

Number of employees working beyond pension age doubles since 1993

David Woods, 14 Jun 2012

The number of older workers – those working beyond state pension age – has nearly doubled from 753,000...

Timewise report challenges stereotype that part time work is only for low-level jobs

David Woods, 14 Jun 2012

More than half a million people in the UK (650,000) are working in part time jobs paying at least £40,000...

Employers report school leavers don't have work skills, forcing them to invest in training, finds CBI/Pearson

David Woods, 13 Jun 2012

The CBI / Pearson Education & Skills survey of 542 organisations, employing around 1.6 million people,...

UK's employment outlook keeps head above water despite recession fears, reports Manpower

David Woods, 12 Jun 2012

The UK’s employment outlook has continued to keep its head above water, according to Manpower Group,...

Government launches review into future of apprenticeships

David Woods, 11 Jun 2012

Entrepreneur and founder of School for Startups, Doug Richard, has been asked to lead an independent...

Bosses, be less egotistic and more focused on stakeholders, urges report

Siân Harrington, 01 Jun 2012

Leaders need to develop beyond their personal ego and become radical, ethical and authentic if they are...

CEO attrition is growing, find SkillSoft and Booz surveys

Peter Bradley, 31 May 2012

The post of CEO may be attractive and well paid, but heavy is the head that wears the crown, suggest...

Employees claimed on average £1,768 for 'personal' costs on expense forms last year, reports RSA

David Woods, 30 May 2012

Exaggerated expense claims equated to an average cost to businesses of £1,768 per person last year,...

A tenth of employees 'coast' through work, carrying out the bare minimum of tasks, reveals Officebroker

HR Editorial, 29 May 2012

Despite the recession almost one in 10 British workers still feel able to “coast” through their day...

Business jargon and bad spelling in job advertisements shrink the talent pool for employers, finds Monster

David Woods, 29 May 2012

Employers posting badly written job ads littered with jargon, unexplained acronyms and basic spelling...

UK lags behind in organisational ‘openness’, holding businesses back from collaboration, finds CEO study

Siân Harrington, 22 May 2012

Outperforming organisations are embracing openness and discovering new opportunities to create value...

Social media, drugs and alcohol: setting the boundaries between work life and private life

Sarah Peacock, 18 May 2012

Law firm Blake Lapthorn has conducted a survey into the impact on businesses of social media, drugs and...

Temporary recruitment on the up as employers lose confidence in permanent hiring, says APSCo

David Woods, 17 May 2012

Demand for temporary workers in financial services and engineering continues to rise as the ongoing economic...

City bonuses to collapse to below 1998 levels, finds CEBR

David Woods, 14 May 2012

City bonuses look set to fall in 2012/13 to £2.3 billion from £4.4 billion this year and £11.6 billion...

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