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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.
2 Jan 2020
From the start of April low paid workers will benefit from a rise in the minimum wage that is four times the rate of inflation, in what the prime minister has called the “the biggest ever cash boost” to the legal pay floor.
18 Dec 2019
One-fifth of graduates are unprepared for the workplace when they leave university, HR managers feel, and many lack crucial skills...
2 Dec 2019
Employees increasingly look for a job that is tailored to their lives, rather than having to adapt their lives to...
20 Nov 2019
Recent university graduates are having to take on second jobs in order to pay their rent and cope with rising...
15 Nov 2019
Increases in the national minimum wage pledged in the general election could be a “gamble” and will inadvertently benefit middle-...
6 Nov 2019
As younger workers' minimum wage rates look likely to increase, Johnny Runge examines the reality of how employers pay, for example, a 25-year-old versus a 24-year-old.
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
PROMOTED CONTENT |There are numerous myths around Generation Z - the newest generation to enter the workforce...
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