Young people

Gen Z and millennials struggling to cope with increased cost of living

Gen Z and millennial workers in the UK are having a hard time attempting to keep up with the increased cost of living.

Private sector HR failing to support young workers with their pensions

Young workers aged between 16 to 21 in the private sector are participating in workplace pension schemes at a much lower rate than their public sector counterparts.

Under appreciated young workers on brink of exodus

Half of young workers (49%) aged 18-34 say they are planning to quit their jobs in the next 12 months due to pandemic working conditions, according to a new report commissioned by HR software...

Entry-level apprenticeships plunge

The number of people taking up entry-level apprenticeships since 2015’s pre-Levy high has plunged by 72%.

Digital nomad visas no threat to British talent pools

Last week Spain launched its digital nomad visa, offering foreign nationals the opportunity to work remotely while living in Spain. Could the same work in the UK? And will it affect the UK talent...

Small businesses miss out on millions in Apprenticeship Levy funding

Apprenticeships offer an opportunity to plug skills gaps, but many small businesses are still missing out.

Young ethnic minorities continue to bear brunt of insecure work

Young people have swiftly returned to work since losing jobs in the pandemic, but many have had unequal opportunities when coming back to the workforce – or have fallen out of it altogether.

Young workers would take a pay cut for better employee experience

Nearly half (48%) of Generation Z employees (ages 18-24) said they would switch jobs for a better employee experience, even if it meant taking a pay cut. A similar proportion (44%) of millennials...

Young people struggle to find quality jobs post-pandemic

While employment is booming, new research suggests that the pandemic has seriously impacted the quality of jobs available to young people.

Is TikTok a useful tool in the hunt for young talent?

While 94% of recruiters use social media for their jobs, only 39% of all employers use social media for recruiting and hiring.

You can’t stop the beat: profile interview with Zoe Pacyna, REKOM UK

Despite nightclubs and the wider world of hospitality being one of the first business sectors to shut their doors when the coronavirus pandemic hit, Rekom UK’s Zoe Pacyna found it was far from a quiet...

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...