Dominic Bernard

Young people struggle to find quality jobs post-pandemic

While employment is booming, new research suggests that the pandemic has seriously impacted the quality of jobs available to young people.

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Wage exploitation left unchecked by government

Employers paying below the National Minimum Wage only stand to be found out once every 500 years.

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Disabled employment back on track to pre-pandemic levels

The proportion of disabled people in work has risen to pre-pandemic levels, having dipped during COVID-19.

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What you may have missed from day one at CIPD ACE 2021

The HR magazine team headed to Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference this week. 

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HR urged to get better at people data

HR is missing out on a huge boost to productivity by not harvesting and analysing data correctly.

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Taste for flexible working to blame for choppy waters in the talent pool

Nearly two thirds (63%) of HR leaders have seen an increase in staff churn in the past six months.

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Younger workers feel empowered to make changes in their workplace

More than half of employees feel more empowered to influence change in their workplace - especially younger workers.

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Inflation to squeeze living standards of employees

Inflation may rise as high as 5% next year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned, putting a squeeze on living standards for many employees.

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Workers sceptical of employers' green claims

Nearly half (43%) of employees say their company is guilty of greenwashing, where companies make empty claims about their environmental footprint.

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Budget and Spending Review: what did chancellor Rishi Sunak say?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has pledged to address the UK's economic vulnerabilities through a mixed programme of heavy investment and increased taxation.

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Growth in green jobs market remains sluggish

The rate of green jobs creation is seriously behind government target levels.

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What would a COVID Plan B mean for employers?

While the government has not yet publicly suggested any move to ‘Plan B,’ experts from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) and the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies...

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