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May proposes “UK settled status” for EU citizens

A new “UK settled status” could give EU migrants who have lived in the UK for five years the right...

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Queen’s speech 2017: Brexit dominates legislative programme

21 Jun 2017

The Queen has outlined the minority Government’s legislative programme for the next two years, concentrating on eight separate Brexit-related bills....

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Tougher migration rules would harm business, claims CIPD

19 Jun 2017

A quarter of employers believe that making it a requirement for EU migrants to have a job would have a...

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FTSE 250 employers could lose more than half of their skilled workers

15 Jun 2017

More than half of non-UK skilled workers who work for FTSE 250 companies are likely to leave the UK before...

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Why Brexit means business for interim talent

15 Jun 2017

Demand for interim managers has risen impressively since the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Jo Sweetland, managing partner at...

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Employers unprepared for lower migration after Brexit

12 Jun 2017

Employers are unprepared for the lower levels of migration pledged by the Government after the UK leaves the EU, a...

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Hung parliament means more uncertainty for HR

9 Jun 2017

Employment policies face an uncertain future after the general election ended in a hung parliament, with the Conservative party unable...

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PPMA president: What the public sector needs from the next Government

8 Jun 2017

Caroline Nugent is the new president of the Public Services People Managers’ Association (PPMA). On election day, she puts forward ...

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Corbyn vs May: Leadership styles in the spotlight

7 Jun 2017

Tomorrow sees the most momentous election in Britain in decades. While we have focused on policies that might affect the...

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Election 2017: where do the parties stand on employment issues?

7 Jun 2017

As campaigning draws to a close, we run down the policies that would most influence the employment landscape

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CIPD says Brexit will increase hiring difficulties

5 Jun 2017

Brexit will make it harder to hire well-qualified talent, research from the CIPD has found.

The latest CIPD/Hays Resourcing and...

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Top 10 HR questions May 2017: Some other substantial reason

5 Jun 2017

Perhaps the general election means that the collective HR consciousness has its mind elsewhere, or maybe it’s the effect of...

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How to improve employee attraction, onboarding and retention (webinar)

2 Jun 2017

One in four new hires leave in their first year, costing the equivalent of a year’s salary to replace them....

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Baby boomers are 22% more likely to seek work with "gig" employers than millennials.

How can we engage gig economy workers?

1 Jun 2017

The gig economy is on the rise, with the Taylor review exploring how employment regulation and practices can keep pace...

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Labour would launch unskilled migrant visa, according to leaked policy

31 May 2017

Labour would launch a policy to allow unskilled migrants into the UK after Brexit, according to a draft policy paper...

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