Surge in over-60s candidates as cost of living bites

The number of over-60s registering as job candidates has surged, according to data from recruiter Randstad UK.

Recession fears might worsen talent shortage, says REC

Workers and employers in the UK remain cautious as recession and a tightening of the labour market look set to continue in 2023, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment and...

Government to boost careers advice in schools

The government has announced a new careers programme for primary schools in disadvantaged areas that seeks to strengthen the link between employers and future candidates.

How neurodivergent individuals contribute to innovation

What do Alexander Graham Bell, Henry Ford and Richard Branson all have in common? They are some of history’s greatest innovators – and all are neurodivergent.

How Iceland’s rehabilitation director unlocks ex-offender recruitment

In 2022, Iceland appointed Paul Cowley its first ever director of rehabilitation, taking responsibility for the recruitment of ex-offenders across the business.

Skills gap: UK needs one million migrants a year

The post-pandemic immigration rate of 1.1 million arrivals a year could be the key to solving Britain’s skills crisis if sustained, according to think tank the Social Market Foundation (SMF).

Green job adverts triple in 2022

The number of green jobs advertised in the UK nearly tripled in 2022, according to the latest PwC's Green Jobs Barometer.

What HR needs to take back control

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, HR was thrust front and centre of all business functions, and now it’s key that departments steady the ship and regain control, writes Nosa Omoigui

HR needs to prepare for further sackings in 2023

Mass redundancies at the likes of Twitter, and Amazon may have raised concerns about the fate of the jobs market, but will this continue into the new year? Sarah Ronan reports

Why HR should prioritise digital accessibility

When it comes to attracting and retaining the best talent, HR professionals are continually looking for ways to ensure their organisation stands out from the crowd.


2023 predictions for UK immigration policy as skills shortages escalate

With approximately 1.2 million current job vacancies open, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), skills shortages are continuing to escalate, particularly in the care, science,...

Keeping your talents by setting them free, part two

Connecting your top talent with external experts and the larger professional community can improve loyalty and give them the validation and growth opportunities they need, find Kamila Moulaï and...