News / Research


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...

Women are more underrepresented in the boardroom than previous figures state, says Manchester Business School

Tom Newcombe, 11 Mar 2013

The amount of women on UK company boards is not as much as previously reported in official figures, due...

Male graduates still paid more than females

Tom Newcombe, 07 Mar 2013

There is still a large pay gap between male and female graduates, according to a study published today....

Generation Y: less entrepreneurial and high risk, but more likely to jump ship, according to survey

Katie Jacobs, 27 Feb 2013

Generation Y employees see themselves as more risk averse and less entrepreneurial than their older colleagues,...

Exclusive report: City trumps retail in best companies to die in

Sian Harrington, 21 Feb 2013

Only one in a thousand people dies in employment, but the benefits to their family can range from nothing...

Exclusive: UK has some of the worst employee wellbeing scores in the world

Tom Newcombe, 12 Feb 2013

The UK was among the 10 worst performing countries for employee wellbeing last year, according to the...

Rising job levels since recession driven by surge in self-employment, says TUC

Tom Newcombe, 23 Jan 2013

The rising number of people in work since the recession has been driven by a surge in self-employment,...

Employees care passionately about business success but lack the support to achieve it, Mindjet survey reveals

Tom Newcombe, 21 Jan 2013

Half of British workers care passionately about helping their employer to be successful and they take...

Government unveils scheme to tackle long-term sickness absence at work

Tom Newcombe, 18 Jan 2013

Employers will be helped to tackle long-term sickness absence in the workplace, after an independent...

HR directors fear losing top performers in 2013, reveals Robert Half study

Tom Newcombe, 04 Jan 2013

UK HR directors are concerned about losing staff in 2013, admitting they believe one in five (22%) of...

Most managers plan to stay put in their jobs in 2013, reveals ILM study

Tom Newcombe, 02 Jan 2013

Nearly three fifths (57%) of managers intend to stay with their company and just 13% plan to look for...

Employers anticipate continued recruitment growth for 2013, says REC survey

Tom Newcombe, 20 Dec 2012

Employers are feeling optimistic about their hiring process next year, according to the Recruitment and...

Culture shock in the workplace – research into generation Y

Carina Paine, 20 Dec 2012

Research from Ashridge Business School reveals an alarming mismatch between what managers and generation...

Rise of the older worker helps record employment figures

Tom Newcombe, 13 Dec 2012

As reported yesterday, there are now more people working in the UK than ever before, according to figures...

Record number of people in work, job figures reveal

Tom Newcombe, 12 Dec 2012

A record number of people are now in work after the biggest fall in unemployment for over a decade, according...

Biggest pay rises reserved for experienced professionals, says Towers Watson

Tom Newcombe, 04 Dec 2012

Average pay for many UK employees in clerical and entry-level professional roles stagnated in 2012 as...

'Relaxed working conditions' and 'less office politics': the reasons why women prefer a male boss, says study

Tom Newcombe, 29 Nov 2012

One in three females prefer a male boss, according to a report published today by

In this issue: August 2014
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Balancing act – Have we finally reachd a tipping point around flexible working practices?


Bedding down – Inside the Dorchester Collection


High voltage – Is the future of fleet electric?


Cream of the crop – Barriers to effective talent management

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