Recruitment & retention

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NHS boss who lied about degree receives prison sentence

A senior NHS boss who gained his job by falsely stating he had a degree has received a suspended prison...

Carolyn Fairbairn

CBI leads 40 industry bodies calling for salary threshold rethink

24 Jan 2020

Industry pressure grows to cut migrant salary threshold ahead of key migration report.

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PM considers scrapping £30,000 migrant salary threshold

22 Jan 2020

The proposed £30,000 minimum salary threshold for migrant workers after Brexit is expected to be scrapped, it has been reported....

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North East ‘most pessimistic’ about future prospects

21 Jan 2020

People in the North East of England are the most pessimistic about their futures, with less a third of people...

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Proposed salary increases not enough say teaching unions

21 Jan 2020

The government has provided more information on pay increases for teachers since it announced the biggest sustained uplift in pay...

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Brexit: What will happen on 1 February 2020?

17 Jan 2020

After much delay, the UK will leave the European Union at 11:00pm on 31 January. But with the arrangements for...

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Transgender woman rejected for Debenhams job receives £9k settlement

16 Jan 2020

Ava Moore alleged she was turned down because of her gender identity.

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‘Lack of leadership talent holding back large businesses’

16 Jan 2020

Leadership instability is blighting many top businesses, with a large minority of HR chiefs reporting difficulties in developing effective senior leaders.

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Probation officers overstretched and under-resourced, says Inspectorate

14 Jan 2020

The National Probation Service, the organisation that supervises high-risk offenders in the community, is hampered by staff shortages...

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Recruiters report modest increase in appointments

10 Jan 2020

KPMG and REC's monthly survey points to slight gains in certain areas of the economy over the past month.

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Why technology can’t save a failing recruitment strategy

8 Jan 2020

Emerging technologies can add value to recruitment, but they can't fix a strategy that is fundamentally flawed. So what should firms do?

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Is succession planning an outdated concept?

7 Jan 2020

Succession planning often focuses on key leaders in the organisation. But in a changing business environment, planning for the future...

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Entry-level recruitment intentions slow down

6 Jan 2020

Graduate and school-leaver recruitment intentions have slowed down substantially and could result in an overall drop in entry-level hires if...

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Number of people who have never worked grows by half

6 Jan 2020

The number of people who have never worked grew by 52% in the past 20 years, according to the Resolution...

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Civil service needs ‘weirdos’ and HR ‘a bonfire’, says PM’s senior adviser

3 Jan 2020

Downing Street wants to hire “weirdos and misfits with odd skills” to help Boris Johnson’s new government, says Dominic Cummings.

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