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What’s going wrong with the apprenticeship levy?

More than a year after the apprenticeship levy came into effect, most agree that it is not going according to...

Sajid Javid: no ‘automatic right’ for EU citizens to work post-Brexit

11 Jul 2018

EU citizens would not have any “automatic right” to work in the UK after the Brexit transition period, Sajid Javid...

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Fruit industry calls for seasonal permit to avoid post-Brexit labour shortage

22 Jun 2018

The soft fruit industry could be “crushed” by Brexit if it loses access to the thousands of seasonal workers it...

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IR35 changes have ‘seriously damaged’ the NHS

22 Jun 2018

Changes to self-employment tax rules have “seriously damaged” the NHS and the public sector, according to research by the Association...

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Home secretary to propose universal immigration system after Brexit

11 Jun 2018

Home secretary Sajid Javid has reportedly “torn up” plans to offer European migrants preferential access to the UK after its...

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Employers inflate starting salaries to attract hard-to-find staff

8 Jun 2018

Employers are hiking up salaries in order to attract candidates amid severe staff shortages, according to the latest data from...

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House of Fraser to close half its stores

7 Jun 2018

One of the UK's leading department stores, House of Fraser, is to close in 31 of its 59 locations including its flagship shop on London’s Oxford Street...

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Sharp fall in job vacancies as restaurant sector suffers decline

21 May 2018

A downturn in the restaurant sector has led to a decline in job vacancies of 11% over the past six...

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Number of employers planning to recruit rises to five-year high

14 May 2018

There will be strong growth in the demand for labour in the second quarter of 2018, according to the CIPD,...

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Nine in 10 recruiters say hiring strategies hit by Brexit

1 May 2018

With less than a year to go until Brexit, 96% of HR professionals and recruiters have said it is having...

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Counting the cost of the non-EU immigration cap

28 Feb 2018

The NHS recently called into question the cap on non-EU migrants coming into the UK, claiming it was blocking access...

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Corbyn puts jobs and skills at heart of new Labour Brexit policy

26 Feb 2018

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has shifted the party’s stance on Brexit, spelling out how a Government under him would ensure...

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Skills-based immigration system needed post-Brexit

19 Feb 2018

The majority of employers would prefer some form of immigration system based on national or regional skills shortages, in the...

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Personnel Today turns 30: Highlights from our first issue

9 Feb 2018

Did you work in human resources in the 1980s? Or perhaps you worked in personnel? We mark the 30th anniversary...

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Poor management major driver in job dissatisfaction, survey finds

2 Jan 2018

Almost half of UK workers (47%) are looking to change jobs in 2018, Investors in People’s annual Job Exodus survey...

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