A fifth of unemployed young people in Britain believe they have "nothing to live for" and 40% have symptoms of mental illness, a report by The Prince's Trust has warned.
The UK's welfare system is deterring unemployed young people from getting a job because work is "frowned upon" in the communities they live in, Marks & Spencer's, HR director Tanith Dodge has warned.
HR should help improve business ethics, provide ethical leadership and encourage "tone from the top", according to former Charter International and Cable & Wireless HR director Ian Muir.
The Government's plans to limit charges on pension schemes used for auto-enrolment are in "major doubt" after an "inadequate" consultation, a regulatory watchdog has warned.
HR software firm Workday has appointed Ashley Goldsmith as chief HR officer (CHRO).
Business secretary Vince Cable wants to encourage more SMEs to take on apprentices after admitting there has been a "very low up-take".
UK unemployment has fallen by 99,000 in the three months to October, to 2.39 million, according to the latest job figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Grandparents should be given the right to request unpaid leave because of the growing number involved in childcare, a report from trade union group TUC has said.