Rob Moss

Rob Moss

About Rob Moss

Rob Moss became editor of Personnel Today in 2010. He joined the publication in 2006 as online editor and has previously worked as a business journalist in the optical and electrical markets.

‘Years not months’ for labour market to recover – IES

8 Apr 2020

The Institute for Employment Studies (IES) has said it expects it will take years rather than months for the labour...

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Recruitment falls at fastest rate since 2009

8 Apr 2020

Covid-19 has hit recruitment activity hard as permanent and temporary placements both fell at the steepest rates since 2009 with...

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Job postings fall by two thirds in some sectors

6 Apr 2020

Employee reviews reveal that most workers are unhappy with their employer's response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Research: Furlough is curtailing job losses

3 Apr 2020

The government’s furlough scheme is discouraging companies to cut jobs after research this week revealed that only one in 20...

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US unemployment claims leap three million in a week

26 Mar 2020

The US Department of Labor has announced that new unemployment insurance claims leapt by more than three million last week...

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‘Start working from home’ says PM

16 Mar 2020

People should “start working from home where they possibly can” Boris Johnson announced this evening as the government steps up...

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Budget 2020: Coronavirus sick pay to be covered for SMEs

11 Mar 2020

The chancellor of the exchequer has announced £7 billion of extraordinary measures to help support businesses and individuals who will...

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Coronavirus: Union warns against relaxing drivers’ hours rules

10 Mar 2020

Trade union Unite has warned against extending the amount of time drivers can operate their lorries, saying that while its...

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Aon buys Willis Towers Watson in £23bn deal

9 Mar 2020

Aon is to acquire Willis Towers Watson in an all-share deal that will create the world’s largest insurance broker.
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Armed forces trial Fortnite-style virtual reality training

6 Mar 2020

The Ministry of Defence is to trial a new virtual reality platform for military personnel in an effort to make...

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Coronavirus: Support planned for self-isolators who don’t qualify for sick pay

6 Mar 2020

The government is drawing up plans to offer financial support to people who are self-isolating but who do not qualify...

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Coronavirus: One in five workers could be off sick at once

3 Mar 2020

As many is one in five staff could be off sick at the same time if the Covid-19 coronavirus takes...

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Nokia: how a global employer is handling coronavirus

27 Feb 2020

Employers need to be pragmatic and fact-based and clear in their communications when managing staff, including some in Wuhan, China,...

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Government seeks HR lead for special advisers

24 Feb 2020

The Cabinet Office is recruiting an HR policy lead for special advisers following reports of friction between Downing Street and...

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Barclays abandons ‘creepy’ people analytics project

20 Feb 2020

Barclays has scrapped the use of an employee monitoring platform following a backlash from staff and criticism from privacy professionals...

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