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Government announces £5 million investment to help SEND young people find work

Rebecca Gowler, 13 Mar 2015

The Department for Education has announced a £5 million investment in supporting young people with special...

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Employers should have more influence over university programmes, say MPs

Rebecca Gowler, 13 Mar 2015

Four in 10 (40%) MPs believe employers should be given more influence over how universities are run and...

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More than a third of NHS staff suffer work-related stress

Rebecca Gowler, 13 Mar 2015

More than a third (38%) of NHS staff in England have suffered from work-related stress, according to...

HR Director of the Year: HR should step outside the day job

Rebecca Gowler, 12 Mar 2015

HR leaders and teams should step outside of their day jobs and build external connections to increase...

Fathers regret not taking more paternity leave

Rebecca Gowler, 12 Mar 2015

Nearly a third (32%) of fathers regret not taking any, or enough, leave after the birth of their child,...

Employees lack the technology to do their jobs

Rebecca Gowler, 12 Mar 2015

More than half (55%) of employees believe they do not have access to the technology needed to do their...

Number of unemployed young people from BAME communities up 50%

Rebecca Gowler, 11 Mar 2015

The number of unemployed young people from ethnic minorities has risen by almost 50% since 2010, according...

Age discrimination a ‘widespread problem’, says government’s older workers champion

Rebecca Gowler, 11 Mar 2015

Age discrimination and unconscious bias are “widespread problems” in the UK, according to a report...

Youth employment on the rise, but SMEs lagging behind

Rebecca Gowler, 11 Mar 2015

Eight in 10 (79%) organisations are employing young people overall, but smaller businesses are far less...

Pay gap between levels increasing globally, finds Hay Group

Rebecca Gowler, 10 Mar 2015

The pay gap between senior managers and lower level employees has increased in every region around the...

Public sector hiring to increase pre-election

Rebecca Gowler, 10 Mar 2015

Public sector hiring is set to spike pre-election, outpacing the private sector, the Manpower Employment...

Employers don’t trust government’s Pension Wise service

Rebecca Gowler, 10 Mar 2015

More than half (51%) of employers do not trust the government’s Pension Wise service to give their...

TUC warns of ‘low-paid jobs recovery’ for women

Katie Jacobs, 09 Mar 2015

The rise of women in work is due to more women in lower paid and part-time jobs, according to analysis...

Keep apprenticeships viable for SMEs, City & Guilds urges government

Rebecca Gowler, 09 Mar 2015

The government must take the needs of smaller businesses into account as the apprenticeship system continues...

VSO uses technology to aid global collaboration

Rebecca Gowler, 09 Mar 2015

Charity VSO uses technology to enable collaboration and learning between employees spread all over the...

Nine in 10 emergency services workers have experienced mental health problems

Rebecca Gowler, 06 Mar 2015

Around nine in 10 (87%) emergency services staff and volunteers have experienced problems with stress,...

Accommodation and food services employees most likely to smoke

Rebecca Gowler, 06 Mar 2015

People working in accommodation and food services are more likely to smoke than employees in any other...

Internal comms key to Crossrail success

Katie Jacobs, 06 Mar 2015

Internal communications has been central to success at infrastructure project Crossrail, according to...

Hot topic: Longer paternity leave, part two

Julie McCarthy, 06 Mar 2015

Labour leader Ed Miliband has pledged to double paid paternity leave and increase statutory paternity...

Coaching increasingly used to build female pipeline, says CRF

Rebecca Gowler, 05 Mar 2015

Coaching is being increasingly used to help organisations build their pipelines of female talent, according...

In this issue: June 2015
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What we talk about when we talk about talent: Everyone talks about it, but what do we mean by it? Deconstructing 'talent'

Red letter day: Modernising the Post Office

Act like a leader: Herminia Ibarra shows you how

Right as rain: Workplace health and wellbeing

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