Recruitment & retention

HR in universities: “One day is never the same as the next”

Joanne Marshall has recently become the chair of Universities Human Resources, a body that supports people professionals across the higher...

Quarter of employers do nothing to improve top-level diversity

20 Oct 2020

A quarter of employers (24%) make no effort to attract and recruit more diverse candidates for top-level jobs.
That is...

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The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

20 Oct 2020

Senior executives' relationship with new employers is changing as they look to safeguard their positions against a background of instability.

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Liverpool launches wage ‘top up’ scheme for hospitality and leisure

15 Oct 2020

Liverpool is to provide £40m of emergency funding for hospitality and leisure businesses in the region, allowing those affected by...

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Largest annual rise in redundancies since 2009

13 Oct 2020

As the UK sees the largest annual increase in redundancies since 2009, business groups have urged the government to ‘get...

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Ballerina image in jobs campaign provokes Twitter storm

12 Oct 2020

Culture secretary calls viral, but old, careers advert 'crass'.

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Government will cover two-thirds of wages at firms forced to temporarily close

9 Oct 2020

Expanded Job Support Scheme announced by chancellor Rishi Sunak.

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RAD Awards 2021 open for entries

9 Oct 2020

The 2021 RAD Awards have opened for entries as the search for the very best in employer branding, talent attraction...

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Job Support Scheme guidance needed soon to avoid redundancies

9 Oct 2020

Organisations are in desperate need of guidance around the Job Support Scheme in order to make decisions about their future....

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Employer Branding Award shortlist

9 Oct 2020

Despite an uncertain jobs market, employer branding continues to be a crucial way to differentiate your organisation to high quality...

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More than half of workers looking for new role

7 Oct 2020

More than half of the UK’s workforce is either actively or casually looking for a new role, according to a...

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Tesco to create 16,000 new jobs as online sales soar

7 Oct 2020

Tesco has announced it will create 16,000 new permanent jobs, with many of the roles going to staff who joined...

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How does HR navigate new workplace norms? (webinar)

5 Oct 2020

11 November 2020 – Register now | Everyone’s referring to ‘the new normal’ but what do we actually mean and what are the practical implications for HR?

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Sunak to announce ‘Jets’ scheme to boost employment

5 Oct 2020

Work coaches are to be recruited by the Department for Work and Pensions in their thousands to ‘ramp up support’ for unemployed people.

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Graduate Scheme shortlist

2 Oct 2020

As we prepare to celebrate the Personnel Today Awards on 26 November, it’s time to begin showcasing those organisations that...

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