Retention

Bridging the gap from manager to people manager

In the last six months, the Great Resignation has made headline after headline. The feeling of loneliness, stress and being burnt out has become commonplace for employees across the globe.

Employers ditch skills requirements to find the right candidate

A third (33%) of UK organisations are willing to drop skills requirements before any others as companies fight for talent.

ONS data exposes older workers driving talent shortages

Older people are falling out of the labour market at a high rate, often due to long-term ill health.

Employers facing up to nine months of unfilled vacancies

More than a third (36%) of employers expect vacant positions to stay unfilled for three to six months, according to new research from consultancy Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing.

COVID vaccine mandate u-turn spares NHS from staffing collapse

A mandatory COVID vaccination policy for NHS workers in England has been scrapped at the last minute.

Workers protest unhappiness in the workplace

Workers demonstrated in London yesterday (January 25) to protest widespread unhappiness in the UK workforce.

Lack of in-person catch-ups driving workers to quit

Two thirds of white-collar workers are forecast to leave their jobs this year due to a lack of face-to-face communication with managers, as a result of working from home.

Climate 'lip service' stalls progress and leaves employees flat

Many British businesses see climate policy merely as a branding exercise, rather than something fundamental to future growth, research suggests.

Flexible working tribunal claims rise sharply

The number of employment tribunal decisions relating to flexible working have leapt by 52% in the past year.

Workers unwilling to ask for a raise despite fight for talent

Three in five (61%) UK workers are unhappy with their pay, yet most (55%) have never tried to push for a higher salary.

Glassdoor's UK top 50 employers revealed

The top 50 UK companies to work for were announced this morning, 12 January, as compiled by Glassdoor in its 2022 Employees' Choice Awards – with tech companies making up 19 of the 50 entries.

Complex hiring processes are losing talent

Half (50%) of all UK professionals have declined a job offer because the hiring process was too long.