Age discrimination and unconscious bias are “widespread problems” in the UK, according to a report from the government’s business champion for older workers Ros Altmann.
Eight in 10 (79%) organisations are employing young people overall, but smaller businesses are far less likely to employ a young person, according to research from the CIPD.
The number of unemployed young people from ethnic minorities has risen by almost 50% since 2010, according to figures from the Labour party.
The pay gap between senior managers and lower level employees has increased in every region around the world since the start of the recession, Hay Group data has indicated.
More than half (51%) of employers do not trust the government’s Pension Wise service to give their staff adequate support around retirement decisions, according to pensions consultancy Hymans...
The government must take the needs of smaller businesses into account as the apprenticeship system continues to change, City & Guilds has said.
Around nine in 10 (87%) emergency services staff and volunteers have experienced problems with stress, low mood and poor mental health while in service, according to mental health charity Mind.
People working in accommodation and food services are more likely to smoke than employees in any other industry, according to research from the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Coaching is being increasingly used to help organisations build their pipelines of female talent, according to Corporate Research Forum research director Gillian Pillans.
Only 19% of C-suite leaders believe their HR departments are effective in helping them create shared purpose and direction, according to research by Ipsos MORI and Cirrus.