Tags: Crisis management

Global recruitment report reveals creativity crisis in the retail sector

The retail and consumer sectors are crying out for more creativity from its talent, according to an international study from global recruitment and talent management company, Futurestep. Creativity was cited as the competency in shortest supply, identified by more than one in five organisations (21 per cent), while a further 24 per cent named it…

Management responds to crisis in trust with drive to increase professionalism

New research indicates that commitment to professional practice is driving uptake of Chartership With trust in business falling in the wake of high-profile scandals such as those in the banking sector, new research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) suggests that managers are seeking to demonstrate their professionalism by attaining Chartered status. The research showed…

Public sector losing jobs 12 times faster than private sector can create them

Responding to the latest unemployment figures out today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said: ‘No amount of spin can put a gloss on these terrible figures. Worryingly the latest rise in job losses looks less like a bad blip and more like a trend of entrenched high unemployment, with new records being set each…

With the ongoing euro crisis and weakened global economic growth, ONS unemployment figures are gloomy. With unemployment levels rising by 128,000 to 2.64million, businesses around the country won’t find comfort in today’s ONS figures which reinforce the gloomy state of Britain’s economy. Businesses’ views are supported by the recent survey published by ‘Manpower’, stating the…

EU set to add to pension costs when firms already under pressure

Proposed EU pension regulations would add significantly to business costs at a time when pension deficits are already holding back company performance, a new poll of business leaders reveals today (Monday). The latest CBI / Towers Watson Pensions Survey, which covers firms employing 1.3m people, shows that the cost and uncertainty of managing defined benefit…