Pension newbies’ knowledge gap exposed as SMEs begin AE process, says Jelf Employee Benefits

Anecdotal evidence from Jelf Employee Benefits’ financial education workshops highlights a larger than anticipated knowledge gap amongst younger (aged 22-30) employees across the UK – many of whom have never previously saved for their retirement. The lack of understanding about a series of pensions issues has been exposed as the company works with SME and […]

Dishonesty is the best policy for HR workers

Press release uploaded by on 14 July 2016

HR and IT workers are the professions most likely to lie at work, according to new research. Four out of five (80%) UK HR workers have committed at least one deceitful deed at work, even though just 39% admit to being dishonest in the workplace. This ranks HR as the profession most likely to lie […]

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SumTotal Named Leader in 2016 IDC MarketScape Report

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Camberley, UK – June 21st, 2016 – SumTotal, provider of unified HCM solutions proven to drive organisational performance, announced today that they have been recognised by International Data Corporation (IDC) the premier global provider of market intelligence and advisory services as a leader in its recent IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management […]

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Wages surge as firms battle to attract big data experts

Salaries for IT professionals specialising in big data have risen by almost 8% in just a year, according to the latest Tech Cities Job Watch report, from the global leader in professional IT  resourcing, Experis. With big data and the Internet of Things predicted to add £322bn to the UK economy[1] within four years, the […]

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Class People helps schools in Oxfordshire to reduce supply staff spend

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It was recently announced that primary schools and secondary schools spent a staggering £821 million on supply staff in 2015 due to a recruitment crisis in the industry. Latest data shows that the equivalent of almost £142 per child was spent on supply teachers in the South East, including Oxfordshire, to cover vacancies and absences. […]

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The Survey initiative appoints Linda Dare

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Leading employee research consultancy, The Survey Initiative, has appointed Linda Dare to its expanding team. Linda will oversee The Survey Initiative’s Project and Account Support division to ensure it continues to meet the needs of its clients as it continues to go through a period of rapid expansion. Linda has over 20 years’ experience working […]

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UK falling behind in numeracy – younger workers feeling isolated by lack of basic skills

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UK employees are less competent in basic literacy and numeracy skills than their European counterparts, pan-European research of more than 11,000 employees by ADP reveals. 11.6% of UK workers feel that they need more training in numeracy, while 14.3% would like to develop their written communication skills – falling behind the European average (8.8% and […]

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Uk office workers being held back by out-dated technology

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Research released today reveals that a staggering 85% of the UK’s office workers believe they would be able to perform their duties more efficiently if their workplace was equipped with better technology. The research, conducted by cloud-based expense management provider, webexpenses, also found that over a quarter (26%) of office workers wish they had better […]

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Salary & security most important to Gen Zs – just don’t tell them what to do!

According to new research, “Not being told what to do,” salary, flexible working and regular training and development, are just some of the things that are important to the next wave of workers now entering the workforce – the Generation Zs  (also known as ‘iGens’ or ‘post-millennials’). The Gen Z study entitled, ‘The Next Generation […]

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Where can we find UK’s happiest employees?

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07 January 2016: 71% of UK employees feel satisfied in their current job, according to research by business psychologists, OPP. The study of more than 2,500 employees found that while employee satisfaction is on the rise, there are key regional differences as to where Britain’s most satisfied employees reside. UK’s most cheerful workers can be […]

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