Employers redesigning roles in response to pandemic

?Nearly a third of employers are currently redesigning job roles in response to the coronavirus pandemic as they look to build more agile, adaptable workforces moving forward, according to new...

Coronavirus has affected female hiring and job confidence

?The coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on the professional lives of women in the UK, according to new data from LinkedIn.

Embracing neurodiversity in a post-COVID world

As the UK plunges into a recession, organisations up and down the UK are having to take difficult decisions to consolidate their financial positions and target resource in the most efficient areas.

Chancellor says furlough has worked but Labour calls for successor scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has hailed the government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) a success but Labour has called for a successor to the scheme as well as a ban on “fire and re-hire” methods.

UK facing 450,000 job losses this autumn

Nearly half a million redundancies could be seen this autumn alone in the UK according to estimates from the Institute for Employment Studies (IES).

Demand for D&I roles four times higher than those in HR

?The number of D&I roles in UK workplaces has increased by 58% over the past five years according to a new report from LinkedIn.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extension requested by MPs

?MPs have asked chancellor Rishi Sunak to consider a targeted extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to avoid mass unemployment.

Women at higher risk of job loss as retail moves to warehouses

Gender inequality in retail roles is putting women’s livelihoods at risk as the sector navigates its coronavirus recovery.

How to apply for the government’s Kickstart Scheme

The UK government has opened its Kickstart Scheme which seeks to help 16 to 24-year-olds into work.

UK faces a 'tsunami' of unemployment in the Autumn

?The TUC is encouraging the government to create a new job protection and upskilling programme as the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) comes to a close next month.

Businesses at risk by lack of background checks

?Cybersecurity threats and data breaches are on the rise and a lack of background checking could be putting global businesses at risk according to new research.

Record number of self-employed seek in-house roles during pandemic

A record 253,000 people moved from self-employment to employment in the second quarter of 2020 suggesting that workers are seeking more job security due to the coronavirus pandemic.