COVID-19 has exacerbated unemployment and social exclusion among young people who are facing an increasingly disrupted and challenging jobs market.
CIPD Scotland has called for a reform of Scotland’s skills system and further employer incentives to tackle shortages and aid the country’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Employers need a more long-term plan for job protection if HR is to efficiently adapt to the nation’s third lockdown, says the CIPD.
The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a 163% rise in restaurant job losses in the UK in 2020 and will make for a challenging start to the year for HR.
As many non-essential businesses are facing further closures into mid-February, chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new £4.6 billion support package for employers including one-off top up grants of...
Leadership skills such as coaching, onboarding and decision-making are the top of employers’ wish lists for 2021.
Employers became more confident in their ability to hire new staff over the past month despite the onset of more COVID-19 restrictions and growing concern over a no-deal Brexit.
The Job Retention Scheme (JRS) will continue to be a lifeline for some businesses in 2021, however fewer HR leaders will be using the scheme in the new year thanks to optimism around the coronavirus...