A third of employers will not review their existing pension schemes

Just a week after marking national Pension Awareness Day in the UK it has been revealed that a third of employers will not review their existing pension service following the reforms introduced in April, according to the latest research from Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM). Despite a wave of new flexibilities meaning people now have…

Recruiters share most interesting roles

Leading independent UK job board CV-Library has today released the findings of research conducted amongst 700 of the country’s recruiting experts that reveal some of Britain’s most bizarre jobs. The organisations surveyed shared their most interesting job roles that they have recruited for in the last year. The research shows definitively that there are plenty of…

Infographic: Skill-builders vs skill-buyers

This infographic from Skillsoft highlights the prevalence of buying new skills and talent over training existing members of staff to fill future vacancies at the executive level. The results have been taken from Skillsoft’s Skill-builders vs. Skill-buyers report published earlier this year, revealing that whilst a large number of companies prefer to view themselves as…

Tribunal fees here to stay as claims continue to fall

The latest Employment Tribunal claims statistics have been published this week showing that the dramatic fall in the number of Tribunal claims has continued. This comes not long after trade union Unison had their latest legal challenge to the new fees system rejected, with many believing that they are now here to stay, which must…

Latest figures show one in five UK employees receive overtime pay

Nearly one in five employees receive overtime payments at work boosting their annual income, new analysis* conducted for specialist mortgage lender Kensington shows. Its analysis of Government data shows 17.7 percent of UK workers – the equivalent of 5.49 million people – receive overtime payments which could be worth up to £3,000 a year for…