UK productivity levels better than feared

British workers may be producing more goods and services per hour than longstanding economic indicators have suggested, according to new...

Biggest rise in average pay since 2008, but growth remains slow

Average weekly earnings have seen the biggest rise for almost a decade, but not to the levels expected during periods...

Hiring to hit 18-month high to fix ‘leaking bucket’

Hiring intentions will rise to their highest level for 18 months in the first quarter of 2019, as employers seek...

Pay staff the ‘real’ Living Wage, investors urge FTSE 250 firms

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Brexit uncertainty hits two-fifths of hiring managers

Two-fifths of hiring managers struggle to find the right skills because of uncertainty around Brexit, according to new research

Heathrow Airport to pay for EU employees’ settled status

Heathrow Airport is to pay for the 350 EU nationals it employs to achieve “settled status” after the UK leaves...

Faster feedback will create a happier workplace

Regularly assessing employee satisfaction can help create a transparent environment and allow issues to be tackled swiftly. Jim Barnett at...

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‘Work dramas’ deprive employees of sleep

Work dramas and project deadlines are the two aspects of the daily grind most likely to keep employees up at...

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Largest university in UK hit by boycott over outsourced staff

Academics, students and leading politicians have launched a boycott of the University of London in support of outsourced workers

Royal roles among the most viewed in 2018

A communications assistant to the Royal Household, Princess Anne’s private secretary and “astronaut readiness project manager” were among the most...

‘Drop snobby attitude to technical education’ demands Damian Hinds

The education secretary insists the UK needs to alter attitudes if it wants to close the skills gap and boost productivity

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The manager of a club in Cardiff won an employment tribunal ruling for unfair dismissal after senior staff failed to...

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Pay for new jobs grew fastest in Liverpool over past year

Salaries for new roles have increased sharply over the past year, according to data from a leading UK employment website....

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