Career progression

Headhunting increases due to post-COVID talent scramble

More than a third (38%) of UK professionals have been approached more than five times for a new job in the past year.

Internal recruitment could stem the career itch

After nearly two years of working from home, national lockdowns and job insecurity, employees are now exploring new careers.

Employees considering career change after furlough

Over half (51%) of furloughed UK employees are considering a career change, according to new research by IT management company NTT DATA UK.

Employees with mental health issues feel less likely to progress

Research launched ahead of World Mental Health Day shows employers must do more to ensure those with mental health conditions have equal opportunities to progress at work

Some FTSE firms still taking "one and done" approach to women on boards

There are still a large number of FTSE 350 firms with just one woman on their boards, according to the Hampton-Alexander Review’s mid-year update

New year spurs workers to leave

A third (34%) of workers are likely to change job this year, citing poor relationships with managers and lack of progression

Employers failing to support LGBT+ talent

39% of LGBT+ employees believe their organisation isn’t doing enough to encourage LGBT+ inclusion