Most UK businesses unable to sponsor overseas workers

The vast majority of UK businesses are unable to bring in overseas workers to help ease talent shortages.

Don’t believe the CV is dead

The CV always was, and still is, the key to unlocking the interview gates. It’s not that digital technology has passed executive search by, in fact, it has helped enormously, but nothing quite...

UK government launches veteran employment support

The government's Office for Veteran Affairs has launched the Veteran Employers Group (VEG), designed to help more veterans find jobs after leaving the armed forces.

Black inclusion in the workplace – the art of inclusive recruitment

To be active advocates of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) companies and their leaders must do the work to attract and retain diverse talent.

Psychometric tests could prevent costly recruitment mistakes

Companies could be making better use of psychometric testing in recruitment to avoid the cost of hiring the wrong person for the job.

Graduate job market slows with inflation

Market growth for graduate jobs will slow to 2% over the next year, according to research from the Institute of Student Employers (ISE).

Lessons from the C-suite: Neville Koopowitz, CEO, Vitality UK

The CEO of Vitality talks keeping a start-up mentality and rethinking insurance.

What does an off-payroll repeal mean for hirers?

On 23 September 2022 chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng unveiled his mini budget and, in just a few words, signalled his intention to repeal the off-payroll working (OPW) rules colloquially referred to as the...

Talent crisis could be good news for businesses

The war for talent could lead to positive steps for HR as recruitment is now firmly on the leadership agenda.

UK employers band together in support of flexible recruitment

Representatives from major UK employers have signed an open letter calling for flexible recruitment – offering flexible working options to candidates – to become the default practice across the...

Cost of living exacerbates winter job cuffing

UK businesses should look to capitalise on 'job cuffing', where candidates look for jobs to see them through the winter before seeking new employment in the spring, according to jobs website...

Digital right to work check regulations go live

New legislation regarding how businesses check their employees’ right to work has officially come into effect in the UK as of 1 October, 2022.