Temporary employees are better-skilled and higher educated, new study reveals

Research conducted by global recruitment company PageGroup, has found that an increasing number of temporary professionals are better-skilled, have years of experience and are better educated with 75 percent boasting at least a bachelor’s degree. It’s revealed that they are expected to work more autonomously, take more responsibility and be more flexible.

Majority of employees could be convinced to cycle to work with employer support

A new survey carried out by benefits provider Edenred shows that six in ten employees would consider cycling to work if they had better support from their employer. A key barrier to commuting by bike is the lack of basic facilties in the workplace, such as somewhere to change, acces to a hairdryer or a place to keep their bike safely.

Media employees struggle to stay in work after having children, new study claims

Research unveiled today has revealed the immense challenges faced by working parents in the UK. 60 percent of parents working in the media know someone who has left their role because of pressures that come with being a working parent. This is a rise from 57 percent two years ago – while a third (32 percent) have been made to feel uncomfortable by employers or colleagues about their parenting responsibilities.