The NHS is facing a difficult day after the first all out doctors’ strike in the history of the health service was launched in reaction to the continuing dispute over a new contract for junior doctors.
The TUC has launched new guidance to help recruit more union members and encourage more existing union members to become health and safety reps.
We are happy to announce the first guests for our upcoming global mobility webinar on the 5th of May at 11am.
The culture secretary, John Whittingdale, who has recently been embroiled in a scandal surrounding his private life, ordered the recruitment process for a top arts post to be rerun after five candidates he recommended for the role were not shortlisted.
Schools in New York are starting to drop desks from the classroom and move to a more open plan style of learning. Elementary (or primary schools) in Hastings, New York, are removing desks and instead are opting to create flexible learning spaces, free of the constraints of a wooden desk and a uncomfortable chair.
For the first time in a generation there is a real possibility of the UK leaving the EU. With this in mind we consider the possible effect on employers in some key areas and a few “what if” scenarios.
UK unemployment levels are on the rise once again. The numbers have jumped from 21,000 to 1.7 million between December and February, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has announced.This is the first time that the numbers have increased since the May-July period of last year. The unemployment rate remained at 5.1 percent, which is…
Britain’s professionals are working more than 5 weeks for free every single year, meaning the average annual salary in the UK is over three thousand pounds too low.
Despite the majority of working people wanting to discuss their career goals more often, a staggering 46 percent of Brits have never participated in a high quality conversation with their manager about their career, with 84 percent of employees only talking about it with their employers once or twice a year.
UK adults are turning to online learning platforms to give themselves an edge as they strive to stay competitive in a fast-paced job market and juggle increasingly busy lifestyles.
Is your organisation committed to employee development? A ‘culture of career’ is a philosophy of development that affects every aspect of the workplace from who is hired, to how they are developed and managed.
Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers with degrees are two and half times more likely to be unemployed than white graduates, according to new analysis published by the TUC.
An innovative new scheme is encouraging employers to take bereavement more seriously. The Compassionate Employers programme allows companies and organisations to gain a better understanding of how bereavement among staff can have long-lasting effects on productivity, morale and absenteeism, and how to introduce policies and good practice to support staff through loss.
Brexit worries in the first quarter of 2016 are reported to have been a large contributory factor to a 10 percent drop in the number of available jobs in the UK.
‘Lazy old time wasting millennials’, is a charge that is often leveled, but now it has been actually proved.