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Death of the 'job for life' greatly exaggerated, says CIPD

Tom Newcombe, 27 Aug 2013

The report of the death of a 'job for life' would seem to be premature, according to CIPD analysis published...


Organisations to change HR structure in 2013-14, says research

Katie Jacobs, 22 Aug 2013

More than one in three (36%) companies plan to make a change to their HR structure before the end of...


Last chance to have your say in HR Most Influential

HR Editorial, 21 Aug 2013

With HR Most Influential 2013 less than a month away, it's your last chance to have your say in who should...

Gen Y CEOs to transform working practices

Tom Newcombe, 16 Aug 2013

The first Gen Y CEO to lead a FTSE 350 company will be appointed by 2016, bringing a huge change to working...

UK wages fall one of the worst in Europe

Tom Newcombe, 12 Aug 2013

Wages in the UK have suffered one of the sharpest falls in the EU since 2008, according to official figures....

One in four mothers feels discriminated against at work

Tom Newcombe, 08 Aug 2013

More than one in four mothers feels they have been discriminated against at work, either while pregnant...

Employers concerned about childcare voucher scheme overhaul

Tom Newcombe, 05 Aug 2013

Less than a third of employers think the Government's overhaul of the childcare voucher scheme for working...

REC predicts increase in permanent employment

Tom Newcombe, 25 Jul 2013

The majority of employers (56%) say they will continue to hire more permanent employees in the next quarter,...

'Intrapreneurialism' could boost growth, says CIPD

Tom Newcombe, 22 Jul 2013

The UK's economic growth could be boosted if large firms adopted the entrepreneurial spirit that drives...

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...

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...

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,...

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