With the increase in people seeking apprenticeships as an alternative to an expensive university education, the Industry Skills Board (ISB) working in conjunction the City & Guilds Group, is now calling for a more coherent apprenticeship application system.
The new editor-in-chief of The Guardian, Katharine Viner, has suggested that some at the newspaper have been left disconcerted by her appointment.
Workers under 25 are ‘not productive’ enough to deserve the new living wage, Cabinet Office minister Matthew Hancock has said. The living wage rise to £9 for over 25s by 2020 is one of the key planks of Chancellor George Osborne’s economic strategy.
The role of junior doctor is not renowned as a career that encourages a laid back working style and an acceptable work life balance, nevertheless, the proposed reforms to junior doctor’s contracts are proving a step too far for some health workers.
The BBC’s Apprentice has been a yearly fixture in the Corporation’s calendar for a decade. But this year, given the rising number of apprenticeships and the debate swirling around Chancellor George Osborne’s apprenticeship levy, the series has an increased relevance.
With life expectancy increasing and retirement being pushed further and further back, working grandparents are becoming more and more commonplace. In response Chancellor George Osborne has announced that shared parental leave will be extended to allow grandparents to be able to take care of their grandchildren.
Employee rage is always at a premium when job cuts are on the horizon, but Air France employees have taken to an overly rambunctious form of direct action.
Employer concern is growing about the number of older workers who are planning to delay retirement due to sparse pension pots. A survey conducted by the professional services firm, Towers Watson, also uncovered employer concern about whether enough is being done to prepare an aging workforce for retirement.
It has been a long held belief that men do not always find it difficult to talk about mental health issues, however new figures from health and wellbeing consultancy, Health Assured, suggest that this is changing.
Investigations conducted by the BBC for its documentary series Inside Out have exposed a series of controversial agency imposed working regulations at Sports Direct.
The CBI has made it clear that they support remaining in a reformed European Union in the upcoming referendum on UK membership.
From the junior academy through the reserves to the first team, and from base pay through bonuses, long term plans, recognition and those non-financial incentives, this article will look at the parallels and necessary steps that reward, talent and senior management will have to take in order to realise the same benefits in the wider commercial world.