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TUC calls for furlough scheme to be extended for high-risk workers

Calls for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to be extended for those at high-risk who cannot work from home have been made by the TUC and a coalition of charities.

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Leaders failing to train employees on new tech developments

Just 35% of employees or their representatives are currently consulted by leadership before introducing new technology in the workplace.

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Government launches 'Office for Talent' to attract global academic expertise

?Government has announced it will create an “Office for Talent” to encourage scientists and researchers to come and work or study in the UK.

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HR leaders in favour of fewer offices

HR leaders across the UK say that COVID-19 will put an end to the office for the majority of companies.

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BAME workers feel they have to mask identity at work

?Nearly half of BAME (49%) workers in the UK said they have to mask part of their identity to fit in at the office.

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Job Retention Scheme assists parts of country most in-need

?The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has helped lower income areas of the UK more than anywhere else, according to accountancy firm Moore.

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Coronavirus response gives opportunity for HR to become heroes

Coronavirus has allowed HR to step up and become ‘heroes’ of an organisation, according to global research analyst Josh Bersin.

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Investing in infrastructure could create more than a million jobs, says TUC

?Fast tracking spend on projects such as broadband networks, green technology, transport and housing could create 1.2 million jobs by 2022, according to a new report by the Trade Union Congress (TUC).

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Employers confident in recruitment and retention due to coronavirus

Employers do not expect problems with recruiting and retaining people in the next months due to coronavirus shaking the job market

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Freedom of choice to prevail in post-COVID-19 work styles

Employees will want more freedom in where they choose to work following the coronavirus pandemic

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Disadvantaged areas see disproportionate amount of job seekers per vacancy

Twenty unemployed people are chasing every vacancy in disadvantaged areas of the UK, up from around four people per vacancy before the coronavirus hit.

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Eco-conscious workers opting for less business travel

Nearly half of UK workers (48%) want to reduce their business travel due to environmental concerns.

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