Employers and employees experience considerable disruption during long-term sickness. For absent employees it can be a stressful and worrying time.
High profile scandals in Hollywood and Westminster have led to a flurry of disturbing tales of abuses of power, sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour in the working environment.
Stephen Moore, head of employment and partner at Ashfords LLP, discusses the recent Uber ruling that all drivers should be considered as workers.
It’s ‘best place to work’ season; when companies across the UK slowly wake from hibernation to frantically rally staff to feel good about their company culture in time for the employee surveys.
There are several “career traps” that face talented and hard-working people who focus intently on getting their jobs done to the best of their ability, but who fail to devote enough effort to progressing their careers.
Black Friday, the American name for the day after Thanksgiving when Americans traditionally started their Christmas shopping, has been a welcome phenomenon for UK workers seeking a bargain on their Christmas shopping.
Wilma Smythe, Founder of Insight for Good, explains why segmentation of candidates and employees is an essential way forward to design strategic talent management solutions.
What are the best ways to cope with some of the challenges of transitioning from education to work? Matthew Connell talks to us about education and employment.
Apprenticeships have been a big topic this year. In April a new Apprenticeship Levy came into force, designed to help achieve a target of three million apprenticeship starts in England by 2020, which the government has committed to and believes will help to boost productivity. In July, trailblazer apprenticeships were introduced to many industries, designed…
Apprenticeships are real jobs, with real training; meaning employees can ‘earn while they learn’ and gain the necessary skills and professional competencies in their chosen career.
Recruiting for a large hotel on the South coast can be a challenge. Sarah Hoyle reveals how The Grand Hotel Eastbourne has linked up with local schools to encourage apprenticeship applications.
Corporate apprenticeship and traineeship programmes are on the rise in financial services, according to Karis Stander, Managing Director of Investment2020.
37% of employees say they’d leave a current job for an equivalent role with a better remuneration package. Fight this with a comprehensive remuneration package, says Phil Sheridan, senior managing director, Robert Half UK.
Combining apprenticeships with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award can lead to enhanced soft skills and retention.
Even the smallest gestures can make a significant difference to the wellbeing of staff, says Shantel Irwin of Arthritis Action.