Tags: workforce

Resourcing Operations Manager at Centrica Appointed to Tempo Steering Group

Tempo, the alliance for recruitment agencies and hirers that is committed to raising standards in the temporary recruitment industry, has announced that Kate Wilding, Resourcing Operations Manager at Centrica, has been appointed to be one of the client representatives on the Steering Group of tempo. Kate Wilding is a noted figure in the recruitment industry,…

UK has a shortfall of 395,000 jobs for young adults, says TUC

People aged 18-24 are far less likely to be in work today than before the recession and 395,000 more jobs are needed before youth unemployment rates return to their 2008 level, according to a TUC analysis published today (Tuesday). The TUC analysis, published ahead of the latest employment figures tomorrow (Wednesday), looks at changes in…

FOSSIL UK achieves healthy workplace status

FOSSIL, based in Milton Keynes, has been commended for demonstrating its commitment to the health and wellbeing of its employees by receiving a Simplyhealth Healthy Workplace award. Provided by healthcare provider Simplyhealth, the Healthy Workplace awards recognise the contribution that UK organisations, in both the private and public sector, make to the welfare of their…

DW sports selects workplace online workforce management solutions

DW Sports to implement Workplace workforce management online across its business Anticipated return on DW Sports investment several times over in the first 12 months Wigan-based DW Sports is to deploy Workplace Online, the employee scheduling and attendance management solution, across all of its 66 clubs and stores in the UK. This comprehensive system will…

Report indicates job vacancies increased in September

The latest monthly report by the recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG was published today (October 8) showing that job vacancies continued to increase in September. The report, which was collected via a questionnaire from a panel of 400 UK recruitment and employment consultancies, revealed that job postings rose from 53.1% in August to…

Too much regulation can lock people out of the workforce, says FSB

‘Increasing amounts of regulation can lock people out of the workforce and so a different approach is needed for small and large firms’ is the message that the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) will deliver to Labour at the party’s conference in Manchester. Small firms bear a disproportionate amount of the regulatory burden, particularly around…

Ageing workforce health issues to impact UK business

29% of employers are already seeing a rise in the average age of employees 37% of employers expect to see their workforce get older in the future 38% believe that ageing workforce health issues will impact their company Aviva’s annual Health of the Workplace1 report reveals that companies are already starting to see a change…

More than half workforce unaware of pensions auto-enrolment

More than half of UK workers remain “completely unaware” that they will be automatically enrolled into workplace pension schemes, a process that begins for the largest employers next month, according to new research by Scottish Widows. According to the Edinburgh-based investment firm’s latest Workplace Pensions Report, 52% of workers – the equivalent of 9.9 million…

Maximise the power of engagement through strategic recognition

New research published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Kingston Business School has found that internal engagement surveys can cloud the understanding of staff motivation.  The findings show that there is a major difference between transactional and emotional engagement and that those workers that are transactionally engaged are more likely to…

Businesses don’t care if staff suffer

Business failure is directly related to senior managers not understanding or caring that change can knock a workforce off its feet. According to research published in the International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management by human resources experts, Gary Rees and Sally Rumbles of the University of Portsmouth Business School, many organisations have serious…

Immedia bolsters expertise with leadership specialist Brigitte Jaquillard

Immedia Group PLC, the provider of in-store music and communications solutions, has appointed leadership and corporate development specialist Brigitte Jaquillard as an adviser to lead the development of bringing interactive radio to large business workforces to drive staff engagement, change initiatives, create stronger cultures and increase productivity.   Brigitte has more than 20 years of…