The announcement that the furlough scheme is being extended until September has drawn a mixed reaction from commentators. From those who are praising the chancellor for taking a brave but costly step...
The UK government has announced that the furlough scheme will be extended another five months until the end of September 2021.
Tighter and extended lockdown restrictions have meant the number of employees on furlough rose by 700,000 in January this year, despite the scheme's currently scheduled end on 30 April 2021.
While people are working longer and longer, there is a perception that older workers are less able to move between jobs than younger cohorts, and HR needs to address that, finds Silvia Dello Russo.
The cost of a bad hire is estimated to be three times higher than the salary paid, demonstrating the responsibility for HR of getting hiring right.
There’s a big disconnect between graduates and hirers on the prevalence of nepotism in recruitment, and HR must do more to strip out bias and promote clarity, says Peter Crush
Young people and businesses can mutually benefit from apprenticeships – but how can businesses attract and recruit this valuable talent pool?
The COVID-19 pandemic has wiped out a decade’s worth of progress in reducing unemployment in the UK’s industrial cities, according to a new report.
The average jobseeker unsuccessfully applied for 16 different roles over the past 12 months, according to a new BT survey.