Recruitment of young people

The recruitment of young people raises some specific challenges for employers. For example, there are working time restrictions on the hours that young workers of some ages can work. There are also restrictions placed on the employment of young persons in certain types of work and on the exposure of young persons to hazardous situations at work. There are different national minimum wage bands for younger workers.


London firms struggle to recruit because of housing crisis

The shortage of affordable homes in London has meant that two-thirds (66%) of employers in the capital are struggling to...

RAD Awards 2018: Prison Service and Havas win Work of the Year

25 Jan 2018

An integrated campaign that challenged the public’s perception of running a prison has won top prize at this evening’s RAD...

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How will millennial managers shape the future?

6 Dec 2017

Millennial employees now dominate the workforce, and it won’t be long before they’re running those same organisations. So what can...

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Police Now award

Police Now secures Graduate Scheme of the Year prize

22 Nov 2017

By demonstrating an upturn in confidence and success in attracting graduates from diverse backgrounds, Police Now won the judges’ support...

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Wolverhampton Homes team

Wolverhampton Homes now houses Youth Employment Initiative prize

22 Nov 2017

Each of the entrants for this category recently launched initiatives that have increased youth employee numbers with pre-employment support and...

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The Enfield council team receives their prize from Sue Perkins at the Personnel Today Awards 2017.

London Borough of Enfield scoops Award for Innovation in Recruitment

22 Nov 2017

As a public sector organisation competing for skills with private companies, the London Borough of Enfield’s success in finding innovative...

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RAD Awards 2018 shortlist announced

20 Nov 2017

The shortlist for the RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment advertising, has now been announced.
The...

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Attracting millennials: What businesses can learn from Labour and the Tories

3 Nov 2017

After an unexpected election result and a fresh wave of scandals at Westminster, it’s not surprising that the millennial generation...

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Under-25s earn less for doing the same work, argues charity

11 Oct 2017

Workers aged under 25 are missing out on up to nearly £6,300 per year because they’re not entitled to the...

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Deadline extended for the RAD Awards

2 Oct 2017

The organisers of the RAD Awards are pleased to announce that the deadline for entries has been extended.
Didn’t quite...

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2014 RADs shortlist announced

The RAD Awards 2018: Meet the judges

28 Sep 2017

As the closing date for submitting entries to the RAD Awards 2018 approaches, it’s time to meet the industry leaders...

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Growth in apprenticeships outstripping graduate roles

21 Sep 2017

Roles open to apprentices have grown by almost a fifth, vastly outstripping growth in graduate jobs.
According to the Institute...

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Seasonal workers: key contractual issues for employers

29 Aug 2017

In sectors such as hospitality, tourism, retail and agriculture, seasonal peaks can bring an influx of work at certain times...

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Almost half of HR professionals unaware of new GCSE grading system

24 Aug 2017

Almost half of HR professionals are not aware of the new GCSE grading system, according to a poll by the...

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The heat is on: six summer employment issues

19 Jun 2017

With temperatures exceeding 30 degrees in the next few days, employers may have to deal with a raft of summer...

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