Rebecca Gowler

Talent shortages a 'major challenge' for UK companies

Over a third (34%) of UK companies will be affected by major talent shortages over the next year, while 40% say recruiting and retaining staff is a major challenge, according to research by benefits...


Southern Housing Group appoints HR director

Southern Housing Group has appointed Ian Hicks as its new group HR director.


DHL turns to ex-military to plug driver skills gap

Logistics firm DHL is recruiting ex-military talent to plug the skills gap for drivers in the logistics industry.


HR professionals value job satisfaction above salary

HR professionals value job satisfaction as the most important aspect of their working life, according to employment agency Reed’s annual HR Salary Guide and Market Insight report.


Switzerland, Singapore and Luxembourg lead in global talent competitiveness

Business school INSEAD has released its annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index, placing Switzerland number one, followed by Singapore and Luxembourg.


60% of UK workers unhappy in their jobs

Six in 10 UK workers are not happy in their current jobs, according to research by Investors in People (IIP).


Employees want support on pensions changes

Over a third (36%) of employees say they want their employer to provide support on retirement planning, given the pensions changes coming into effect on 6 April.


Millward Brown appoints Karen Rivoire CHRO

Media company Millward Brown has appointed Karen Rivoire as chief human resources officer.


Bevan receives award for contribution to mental health

HR magazine columnist and HR Most Influential UK Thinker Stephen Bevan has received an international award for his contribution to the field of mental health.


Half of UK workers want employers to care more

Half (51%) of UK workers want to feel more cared for by their employer, according to research from pensions and insurance firm Friends Life.


Workers aged 30-49 have worst health and wellbeing, AXA finds

Workers aged 30-49 are suffering from the worst health and wellbeing in the workforce, taking more sick days than any other age group, according to research by AXA PPP healthcare.


Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust UK's most gay-friendly employer

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has been named the most LGB-friendly employer on Stonewall’s annual 100 Top Employers list for lesbian, gay and bisexual workers