Majority of businesses struggling to recruit specialist skills

Almost two thirds (63%) of business leaders have said they are struggling to recruit as candidates lack the specialist skills and relevant experience they need.

Does HR need more practical routes into the profession?

A poll on LinkedIn has sparked discussion among the HR community about the need for more apprenticeships in the profession.

Apprenticeship starts drop by 28%

?The number of apprenticeship starts has dropped significantly since last year, calling into question the effectiveness of the apprenticeship levy