Business

Brits exploit dating apps to find new career opportunities

One in ten UK employees use dating apps and websites such as Tinder, Bumble and Plenty of Fish exclusively for networking or finding new employment.

Labour pledges 320,000 green apprenticeships

Ahead of the CBI's annual conference Labour has announced further plans for transitioning to a green economy, while the Conservatives will focus on cutting National Insurance contributions

Cost of employing people unsustainable, firms warn

Businesses have warned that their ability to develop staff and grow their companies has become difficult due to the increased cost burden of employment

Employees turning to side hustles to make ends meet

Employees are taking up side hustles to earn more money rather than out of enjoyment, according to research from CV-Library

Ignoring calls for flexibility could cost businesses £12 billion a year

Women, young people and blue-collar workers are missing out on formal flexible working arrangements

FTSE 100 CEO pay rises by 11% in a year

CEO reward increases outstrip pay rises for the wider workforce, fuelling questions over fairness and governance in Britain’s businesses