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Positive News: How businesses are keeping the wheels turning

HR up and down the UK is introducing new employees to the workplace and supporting those who have continued to work both physically and in remote locations. We highlight just a few of the many...

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Employers to face pressure over points-based immigration system

The UK’s new work visas, under the points-based immigration system, will put pressure on employers to respond quickly and make long-term decisions about their workforce sooner rather than later.

Technology supplement 2020

It can be hard for HR to trust new workplace technologies, yet as HR weathers one of its most challenging years on record we look at how technology can offer a helping hand. From robot assistants...

Graduates think nepotism trumps diversity in recruitment

UK students are concerned hiring decisions are based on nepotism and physical appearance rather than talent.

Fall in migrant workers could cause skills shortages

A sharp decrease in the inflow of migrant workers could lead to a skills shortage just as the economy begins to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hot topic: How HR can prepare for a Brexit job shock, part two

Since March, the spread of COVID-19 and resulting national lockdowns have led to significant job losses around the country. However, a no-deal Brexit could lead to even more.

The spending review: what does it mean for HR?

In yesterday’s Spending Review chancellor Rishi Sunak told the House of Commons that the government will accept a recommendation from the Low Pay Commission to increase the National Living Wage (NLW)...

Coronavirus pandemic reduces unemployment stigma

Nearly half (47%) of HR professionals believe stigma surrounding unemployment has reduced since the coronavirus pandemic started, according to new research.

Hot topic: How HR can prepare for a Brexit job shock, part one

Since March, the spread of COVID-19 and resulting national lockdowns have led to significant job losses around the country. However, a no-deal Brexit could lead to even more.

Internal hiring up 20% since COVID-19

Companies are increasingly looking inwards for talent since the outbreak of coronavirus, according to new data from LinkedIn.

Millions of workers to miss out on government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee

Millions of workers who would benefit the most from the government's Lifetime Skills Guarantee (LSG) would currently miss out when it is launched in 2021, according to a new report.

Decarbonising of Northern homes could create 77,000 new green jobs

The addition of new green technology on homes in the North of England could create 77,000 new jobs in the region and 111,000 supply chain jobs across the UK by 2035, according to research from...

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