Skills shortages

The Great Retirement - why older people are leaving the workforce in droves, part two

Ageism should never be tolerated, but with an ongoing skills shortage, it is particularly important that we retain the wisdom and perspective of older workers.

The Great Retirement - why older people are leaving the workforce in droves

Ageism should never be tolerated, but with an ongoing skills shortage, it is particularly important that we retain the wisdom and perspective of older workers.

Legal-ease: 2022 visas will help reduce skills drought

The government has created new visa schemes intended to draw talented workers to these shores, so who can take advantage of them and what are the employer requirements? 

Third are worried about Brexit-related HR skills shortage

A third (32%) of HR and payroll professionals think that they don't have the skills in their departments to adapt to Brexit, according to SD Worx

Jon Addison: Stop planning and start acting on Brexit

Seismic geopolitical shifts have led talent professionals to focus on contingency planning for the future but they must also focus on the present, according to LinkedIn UK’s Jon Addison

UK worker productivity falls to two-year low

Experts believe people management must be a priority if we are to tackle workplace productivity issues

May's 'long-term plan' for NHS: HR community reacts

Prime minister Theresa May has launched a 10-year plan for the NHS, but many are concerned the proposals fail to tackle workforce pressures

One in four 'not performing their best'

The number of UK employees who feel they are not performing their best at work is higher than the European average

Hiring managers hit by Brexit uncertainty

As the prime minister cancels the crucial MPs' vote on her Brexit deal, hiring concerns have mounted for businesses

L&D departments urged to tackle UK productivity

Managers agree that L&D professionals should be the driving force behind productivity in businesses, according to research by Knowledgepool

A third considering automation to plug post-Brexit skills gaps

A third (34%) of UK managers said their organisation has considered automating elements of the business to tackle post-Brexit skills shortages

Fall in non-EU migrants causes 'supply shock'

Hiring plans are being affected by worsening skills and labour shortages, partly as a result of a drop in the number of migrants working in the UK