Skills shortages

AI set to create more jobs than it replaces by 2037

Artificial intelligence (AI) will create as many jobs as it displaces over the next 20 years, but there will be...

Fall in EU worker migration ‘bad news for employers’

16 Jul 2018

The CIPD has warned that today’s falling migration figures will further hamper employers’ ability to recruit EU workers.

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What’s going wrong with the apprenticeship levy?

13 Jul 2018

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

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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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Car industry seeks greater clarity over Brexit as investment falls

26 Jun 2018

Vehicle industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has joined the call for greater clarity over the UK’s...

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Tier 2 visas: how the NHS exemption will benefit other sectors

19 Jun 2018

The removal of doctors and nurses from the cap on Tier 2 visas for highly-skilled workers has been welcomed and...

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Doctors and nurses to be excluded from Tier 2 visa cap

15 Jun 2018

NHS doctors and nurses will be excluded from restrictions to the number of visas granted to skilled non-EU migrant workers,...

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Apprenticeship starts continue to fall a year after levy introduced

15 Jun 2018

There has been a steady decline in the number of apprenticeships begun after the apprenticeship levy was introduced last year....

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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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Prison inmates could plug post-Brexit skills gap: justice secretary

25 May 2018

Prisoners could play a significant role in helping bridge a post-Brexit skills gap, according to secretary of state for justice...

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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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Hundreds of skilled migrants wrongly face deportation

8 May 2018

At least 1,000 highly skilled migrant workers are wrongly facing deportation by the Home Office after being accused of lying...

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Manufacturers call for more time to use apprenticeship levy funds

3 May 2018

The Government should extend the timeframe employers have to spend their apprenticeship levy funds from 24 to 48 months –...

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Labour calls for health professionals’ exemption from immigration caps

2 May 2018

Labour has urged home secretary Sajid Javid to exempt all health professionals from the immigration cap on skilled workers in...

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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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