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One in six NHS posts unfilled by 2030

“Systemic” shortages in the NHS workforce mean long-term plans for the health service risk becoming an unachievable wish list, according...

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Fears over City jobs post-Brexit reignited by French bank

2 Nov 2018

Investment bank Société Générale is the latest large City employer to contemplate a shift of employees to the Continent.
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Pay growth at highest rate for almost 10 years

16 Oct 2018

Wage growth in the UK is at its highest in almost 10 years, according to the Office for National Statistics....

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Brexit threat to men in manual jobs with few qualifications

5 Oct 2018

Male manual workers with few qualifications will be most affected by new trade barriers when the UK leaves the EU,...

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MAC report: New immigration system should not favour EEA migrants

18 Sep 2018

A post-Brexit immigration system should make it easier for highly-skilled workers to move to the UK and should not favour...

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Job automation: more than half of workers will need reskilling by 2022

17 Sep 2018

More than half (54%) of the workforce will need reskilling in the next five years as emerging technologies such as...

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Pilot visa scheme announced for non-EU migrant farm workers

6 Sep 2018

The government has announced a pilot visa scheme for non-EU migrants working on fruit and vegetable farms after the UK...

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Migration experts highlight Brexit risks for low-skilled jobs

31 Aug 2018

A new study on how low-skilled roles will be filled in the UK after Brexit has warned that alternatives to...

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Record fall in EU nationals employed in UK

14 Aug 2018

The number of EU nationals working in the UK has fallen by a record amount, with 86,000 fewer EU workers...

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Business must improve support for over-50s workforce, finds study

13 Aug 2018

More than half of over-50s feel unsupported at work although millions of employees are planning to work longer than they...

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Employers have not ‘bothered to find UK people to work’ – IDS

10 Aug 2018

Former Tory party leader Iain Duncan Smith has said a lot of employers have “not even bothered to try and...

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Tier 2 visa alternatives: Employing skilled non-EEA workers

8 Aug 2018

For eight consecutive months the number of applications for certificates of sponsorship for non-EEA workers have surpassed the number available...

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Number of applicants per vacancy hits record low

6 Aug 2018

Competition for job roles hit a record low in June, as the number of applicants per vacancy dropped to 0.38...

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Workers fear automation will worsen their role

6 Aug 2018

Around 10 million workers – 37% of the UK workforce – are worried that automation will change their jobs for...

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Retail sector employee levels set to stagnate further

27 Jul 2018

Nearly a fifth of retailers are preparing to shed employees, and more than half do not expect staffing levels to...

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