UK skills shortages predate the pandemic and require a change of strategy, according to the CIPD.
Poor morale and concerns over mandatory vaccinations mean that the care sector is struggling to keep roles filled.
With the furlough scheme having now come to an end, the government has announced additional support for employers in the form of an extension to the Plan for Jobs. Moving forward, it will be down to...
Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference yesterday (4 October), chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a further £500 million to help alleviate the jobs and skills crisis. While extended job support...
Vacancies at hospitality businesses are more than twice as difficult to fill than other industries, with travel restrictions to the UK cited as a major hindrance.
Older workers have been exiting the workforce earlier since March 2020, according to new Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) analysis.
There were a total of 1.66 million active job adverts in the UK at the end of August, with HGV drivers and nurses in the highest demand.
Vacancies for HR roles significantly dropped last year just as the first national lockdown began, however demand for people professionals was quick to bounce back.
The record number of vacancies arising from the UK's economic recovery from COVID-19 is hiding a jobs gap with low-paid workers most at risk.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has repeatedly called on the government to introduce a permanent furlough scheme to deal with future events or crises where government financial support is needed. The...