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UK best equipped to combat long hours fatalities

A worrying parallel between excessive working hours and life-threatening physical health issues has been revealed, but the UK may be best suited to combating overworking.

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Vaccinations buy employee confidence on return to office

Over three quarters (78%) of UK employees will formally complain or leave the workplace if COVID-19 safety regulations are ignored on their return to work, according to new research by digital health...

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Less than one in five see gender equality at work

Just 19% of UK employees think there is gender equality in their workplace, according to new research by technology giant Samsung.

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Skills and Post-16 Education Bill could help jobs recovery

The UK government will today introduce its new Skills and Post-16 Education Bill which it hopes will be the rocket fuel needed to level up the workforce post-pandemic.

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Coronavirus pandemic widens UK skills gap for companies which didn't invest in training

The UK’s skills gap has been widened to a more troubling 'capabilities' gap, according to new research by learning and development provider Avado. 

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Progression and training stifled by Coronavirus

UK employees feel as though the pandemic has stunted any career progression they may have had over the past year.

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CIPD reveals positive outlook for post-COVID hiring

Employers are optimistic about hiring again after the substantial negative impact the pandemic has had on the job market, according to the CIPD.

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Post-pandemic talent exodus could cost businesses up to £17 billion

Businesses may be sleepwalking towards a costly talent exodus, as four in 10 employees (38%) are looking to change roles in either the next six or 12 months.

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SMEs worried about keeping employees safe from COVID-19

The pandemic’s impact on employee health and wellbeing is the top concern for UK SMEs both in the short and long terms.

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Suspension on mandatory gender pay gap reporting worrying HR

Almost a third of HR managers (32%) say their organisation does not report their gender pay gap.

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Employers need to change ‘outdated’ office-centric mentalities

Employers with an office-centric mentality must adapt and move away from outdated ways of working, says Alexia Cambon, research director at Gartner HR.

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Return to physical Right to Work checks delayed

The UK government has pushed back the reintroduction of physical Right to Work checks to 21 June 2021.

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