Recruitment & retention

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Airbus tops best places to interview in the UK in Glassdoor survey

Employer comparison and job site Glassdoor has revealed where candidates believe the best places to interview are in the UK....

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Employment levels to rise but candidates fight for low-skilled vacancies

14 Aug 2017

There are 24 applicants chasing every low-skilled job vacancy, according to the latest Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD and...

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Jobs market continues to confound expectations

8 Aug 2017

Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the number of staff appointments made by recruitment consultancies grew at its fastest rate for...

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The question of whether to enhance shared parental pay for fathers has featured in case law this year

Six important employment law cases in 2017

28 Jul 2017

The decision by the Supreme Court that the employment tribunal fees system is unlawful may be one of the most...

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Facebook snooping on candidates? GDPR could put a stop to that

27 Jul 2017

Employers who snoop on potential job candidates on social media could soon be breaking the law under GDPR. Ed Stacey,...

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Government asks committee to look into post-Brexit immigration

27 Jul 2017

The Government has commissioned an in-depth report into how immigration will be managed after Brexit.
Home secretary Amber Rudd has...

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Employers could do more to attract labour from diverse talent pools in order to tackle skills shortages

Upskill and diversify: Strategies for overcoming recruitment challenges

26 Jul 2017

In the second of a series of articles looking at how organisations can tackle growing recruitment challenges, Claire McCartney from...

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Internal vacancy engines: Developing the SME talent you already have

25 Jul 2017

Many smaller organisations are too fast to recruit externally. They look for new talent outside rather than considering the people...

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Swipe right for the best candidate? Recruitment enters the Tinder age

14 Jul 2017

Recruitment systems are evolving so candidates can use artificial intelligence to match themselves to roles in a similar way they...

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The Taylor Review: what employers need to know

11 Jul 2017

The long-awaited Taylor Review of modern employment practices emerged today, introduced at a press conference hosted by Prime Minister Theresa...

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Percentage of women on executive committees stagnates

10 Jul 2017

Companies with more women in senior roles have higher profit margins, an analysis of the FTSE 350 has found.
The...

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How to be an employer of choice in an increasingly competitive jobs market

10 Jul 2017

How do you make your business a place where the talent you crave wants to work? Claire McCartney examines recent...

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Embrace diversity or your bottom line will suffer

7 Jul 2017

Nothing embodies the diversity of 21st century Britain like London’s Gay Pride Festival. Pride teaches us that we achieve more...

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Skills shortages cost businesses more than £2 billion, says Open University

3 Jul 2017

Severe skills shortages in the UK cost businesses more than £2 billion in higher salaries, recruitment costs and temporary staff...

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Technology is disrupting work – but what do staff think?

30 Jun 2017

How is the world of work changing? Perhaps more importantly, how do staff perceive it to be changing? ADP president...

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