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How Circle Health Group uses apprenticeships to cure talent shortages

As we enter National Apprenticeship Week, HR magazine found out how Circle Health Group uses apprenticeships to close skills gaps and talent shortages in healthcare.

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AI will not destroy jobs, says Bank of England boss

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey told the BBC that although AI holds risks, he is optimistic about its impact on jobs.

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LGBT+ graduates want to be out at work

Three quarters of LGBT+ students and graduates are reluctant to join companies where they can’t be out at work, according to research by the LGBT+ business community, myGwork.

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Mid-market business turns to apprenticeships

As attrition rates remain stubbornly high, mid-market businesses plan to increase the use of apprenticeships to train and upskill workers, according to research from professional services firm Grant...

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70,000 employees took a day off for Barbenheimer

What do doomsday, a newly crowned monarch, Snoop Dogg and Barbenheimer all have in common? They coincided with some of the biggest spikes in unplanned absence, lateness and sickness in the UK’s...

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Acas Predictable Working Pattern Code will create red tape for contractors, says APSCo

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has said the draft Acas Code of Practice on handling predictable working pattern requests will create more red tape, reduce productivity and...

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Employment tribunal fees may be re-introduced

The government has proposed plans to introduce fees at employment tribunals in a move it said will claimants and employers to reach a settlement.

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Half of HR professionals on verge of quitting due to burnout

Half (50%) of HR professionals are on the verge of quitting due to burnout, according to research from the HR platform, MHR.

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Young people turning down jobs over transport and uniform costs

Research found 5% of young people who are unemployed had to turn down a job because they cannot afford the costs to start, including rent, transport or uniform, according to NatWest and the Prince’s...

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How to reply to a flexible working request

A new draft of the Code of Practice on requests for flexible working has been published by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas).

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Free childcare chaos leaves working parents unsupported

Working parents could be squeezed out of the workforce thanks to the government's confusing and understaffed free childcare scheme, experts have warned.

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Worker who bumped into boss on holiday wins tribunal

A worker who bumped into his boss while on holiday in Portugal has won his unfair dismissal tribunal.

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