Skill shortages

Life after furlough: are government job schemes enough?

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...

Chancellor’s extended job support will need consistency to succeed

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...

Warmth will help hospitality survive its talent shortage

It’s really no secret; the hospitality sector has been changed forever by the pandemic.

Brexit uncertainty affecting access to talent

Two-fifths of businesses (39%) are finding that uncertainty around Brexit is directly affecting their ability to access talent, according to research from Guidant Global

Public sector facing seven-year skills shortage

The public sector will not be able to recruit the staff needed for up to seven years based on current demand, The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has warned