New data analysis shows that SME employment growth much exceeds that of big business.
New research by the CIPD reveals that employers seeking staff are being hit by labour shortages.
Today’s labour market statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the number of vacancies at 845,000 for August to October 2018, the highest since comparable records began in 2001 – 44,000 more than for a year earlier and 14,000 more than for May to July 2018.
Almost 700 jobs are under threat at Waitrose as it plans several store closures and embarks on an ambitious management restructure.
Resolution Foundation says aping the success of maternity policies would boost employment for workers with disabilities and ongoing health conditions.
A leading job search engine Jobrapido has noted stabilising employment levels despite ongoing Brexit fears. Real-time market data from Jobrapido’s subsidiary Innovantage shows that while contracts and permanent roles are down, 3.5 percent compared to July 2015, there has been an increase in temporary roles by 14 percent within the same time period. The recruitment intelligence…
The latest labour market statistics from the ONS have revealed that the UK’s employment rate has hit its highest level ever recorded.
Spanish telecoms firm Telefónica is set to offer long-serving staff aged over 53, the opportunity to stay at home, and not work, on 68 per cent of their salary.
The latest labour market figures have been released and while some results are encouraging, the figures also suggest that UK businesses are facing a worsening skills gap.
Making a career move tops many people’s New Year’s Resolution lists, but don’t wait for January is the advice from a leading local jobs board.
The UK economy continues to grow, new figures have shown with a record number of people working and the amount being paid in salary also on the rise. However the outlook is not all rosy, there was a rise in the number of people claiming job seeker allowance, although the overall number of those out of work fell.
The Home Office has announced the launch of ‘Operation Magnify’, a focused attempt to deploy government muscle to target businesses that are employing and exploiting illegal migrant workers.
The head of troubled company Sports Direct is to face criminal charges over his handling of staff redundancies. Dave Forsey is thought to be the first FSTE100 chief executive to face charges under the Trade Union Act.
Nacro, the crime reduction charity, has launched a project that aims to help improve the employment opportunities for the millions of people in the UK blighted by a criminal record.
CVs should be submitted to employers anonymously to ensure that more British Muslims are employed in top professions in the UK. Demos, one of Britain’s leading cross party thinktanks, made the recommendation in a new report ‘Rising to the Top’, which notes that only 16% of British Muslims are currently in senior roles, fewer people than any other religious group.