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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.
28 Oct 2019
A new analysis takes a regional view of age and could well inform companies' recruitment and location decisions in years to come.
21 Oct 2019
It is becoming harder for younger workers in insecure or temporary jobs to move into good quality permanent work.
18 Sep 2019
One fifth (22%) of prestigious Russell Group university graduates have yet to secure a full-time job, compared to 30% of...
10 Sep 2019
A future Labour government would create a ministry of employment rights and a workers’ protection agency, Jeremy Corbyn has announced....
29 Aug 2019
Research into recruitment experiences has underlined the potential damage caused to brands by negative processes
22 Aug 2019
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9 Aug 2019
A shortage of apprenticeship funding means that a quarter of smaller firms have been turned away by training providers, while...
2 Aug 2019
Most undergraduates have a nuanced view of ethics and morality when it comes to selecting a company to work for after graduation
1 Jul 2019
Evidence from Severn Trent shows apprenticeships can improve social mobility in addition to helping develop a skilled workforce
27 May 2019
With fantastic benefits and low costs for trainees, the RAF offers people an excellent opportunity to gain confidence and skills...
16 May 2019
Two-thirds of young people feel they have to conceal or change who they really are in order to make a good impression and find a job at many businesses.
13 May 2019
Labour will scrap the “youth rate” minimum wage and ensure staff of all ages are paid at least £10 an...
24 Apr 2019
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is calling on the government to reintroduce work experience for all school pupils aged...
20 Mar 2019
Young people who have had a spell out of work value “intrinsic” aspects of employment such as learning new things...