Hiring

Withdrawn job offer costs firm £17,000 for disability discrimination

A man with a stammer has won £17,000 in compensation at the employment tribunal, after a prospective employer withdrew its job offer.

Carling brewer scraps CVs in recruitment

Jobseekers will no longer be asked to provide a CV when applying for certain roles at brewer Molson Coors, the producer of Carling, Fosters and Coors Light, to encourage inclusion and diversity.

The UK’s first AI employee is now for hire

Avery Ingram (AI), reportedly the UK's first AI employee and the world's first AI software developer, is now available for hire.

HR’s fears over use of AI in hiring mount

How concerned should HR be about AI apps such as ChatGPT and its competitors? And should they adapt their policies accordingly?

Bad hiring practices are hindering recruitment

The UK labour market is in flux. After what proved to be an incredible boom in the jobs market post-Covid, there are now signs that hiring intent might be softening with the number of open roles...

Hiring freezes on horizon as UK economy set to shrink in 2023

UK employers are looking at a range of cost-cutting measures due to continued economic uncertainty.

Less than a quarter of disabled people would disclose disability during hiring process

Less than a quarter (23%) of disabled people would disclose their disability in a job application raising fears that not enough is being done to include these workers.

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Don’t believe the CV is dead

The CV always was, and still is, the key to unlocking the interview gates. It’s not that digital technology has passed executive search by, in fact, it has helped enormously, but nothing quite...

Hot topic part two: Do diverse hires lead to more inclusive policies?

Succeeding Boris Johnson, prime minister Liz Truss has been hailed for appointing one of the most diverse cabinets in UK history.

Hot topic part one: Do diverse hires lead to more inclusive policies?

Succeeding Boris Johnson, new prime minister Liz Truss has been hailed for appointing one of the most diverse cabinets in UK history.

Hiring boom continues despite looming recession

The UK’s hiring boom is expected to continue into the next quarter despite the Bank of England warning of a recession.

D&I clinic: How to make recruitment processes more inclusive for neurodivergent workers

Our resident D&I expert Huma Qazi advises HR on recruitment and neurodiversity.