According to research from Leesman, activity based working is on the rise. And indeed, while the trend was initially spearheaded by renowned boundary-pushing brands such as Lego and Google, we’ve recently seen greater numbers of more traditional Professional Services organisations adopting the approach. From Big Four consultancy Deloitte’s Amsterdam-based smart-building, The Edge, to 5 Broadgate,…
The group risk market, providing group life, group income protection and group critical illness is a real success story, covering more people than ever before as employers seek truly valuable differentiators in the war for talent.
Ethnic diversity in leadership pipeline within FTSE 100 companies increases to five per cent, the highest level for four years
Christina Morton: Pimlico Plumbers – Legal battle for workers’ rights continues at the Supreme Court
The announcement last week of Pimlico Plumbers’ decision to appeal to the Supreme Court over the employment status of one of its plumbers, Mr Smith, was widely expected, not least because of extensively publicised comments made by Pimlico Plumbers founder, Charlie Mullins, to the effect that the Court of Appeal reached the wrong decision in the case.
The Supreme Court has granted Pimlico Plumbers permission to appeal against a high-profile employment ruling.
Recent research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) revealed that while the construction industry could lead the way in closing the gender pay gap, companies must do more to attract, retain and include women.
There are circa 1 million agency workers in the UK, temporary workers (including temporary agency workers) number 1.6 million, and more than 900,000 people work under zero hours contracts. It is estimated that 1.3 million people work in the gig economy. Even allowing for overlap between those categories of worker, it is clear that non-standard…
Research by Leesma reveals that many activity based working (ABW) spaces are populated by large numbers of employees retaining traditional workstyles, severely limiting ABW’s potential.
The government has introduced new, more rigorous GCSEs in England to ensure young people have the knowledge and skills they need for work and further study in 21st Century Britain.
Organisations across all sectors want to recruit for permanent roles, with almost one in five employers (actively looking to increase their headcount in the next three months, according to the latest JobsOutlook by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.
As part of its wider Global Employment Standards strategy, IKEA UK has introduced one weekend off in four to its retail co-workers.
Unison have won the legal battle they launched to challenge the legality of the Employment Tribunal fee system, which they argued are preventing many workers, especially the low-paid, getting justice.
A new study has revealed that one in four British women have been warned about their appearance in the workplace, compared to just one in nine men.
British parents now pay an eye-watering average of £116 per week for a part time nursery place- or over £6,000 every year, according to new research by the Family and Childcare Trust.
The world of work is changing and, with it, the need for a more agile approach is growing. Just as there are opportunities associated with this fresh approach to work, there are also a fair number of challenges to consider.