Employers are now bracing themselves for the true scale of redundancy and a turbulent job market following the news that the UK has officially entered into a recession fuelled by the coronavirus pandemic.Recruitment
One in three organisations expect to cut jobs in the third quarter of 2020, according to new research from the CIPD and Adecco Group.
The 2020 coronavirus pandemic has disrupted every aspect of human life in recent months, including bringing all forms of human mobility to a complete standstill – from walking to the shop, to commuting for work, to taking a holiday, to moving abroad
The whole process of onboarding has been thrown a curve ball by COVID-19. Where remote onboarding used to be rare, many companies now have to do it. And in a post-COVID environment virtual onboarding will become a permanent fixture in the employee lifecycle
In early July, Rishi Sunak announced his plan for jobs which will provide financial support to the under-25s, one of the hardest-hit demographics of the pandemic. In the so-called 'mini-budget,' the chancellor also announced financial incentives for employers to both retain staff and create new jobs in a bid to boost the UK's economic recovery
In early July, Rishi Sunak announced his plan for jobs which will provide financial support to the under-25s, one of the hardest-hit demographics of the pandemic.
Temporary office workers over the age of 35 have felt more supported by the government during lockdown than those aged 16-25.
A quarter (26%) of Londoners have said that they want to continue working outside the capital post-lockdown, adding to ideas that the pandemic could encourage employers to rethink their hiring strategy.
The unemployment rate may reach 9% by the end of the year, according to thinktank EY Item Club, an increase from 3.9% in the month to May.