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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.
18 Feb 2021
The shortlist for the 2021 RAD Awards – which celebrate excellence in employer branding, talent attraction and recruitment advertising –...
4 Feb 2021
Computing, medicine and engineering subjects continue to gain popularity for students, university entry figures have revealed.
25 Jan 2021
The government has removed the minimum number of Kickstart scheme work placements an employer must create in order to apply...
16 Dec 2020
Just 46% of employers plan to hire new workers aged 16 to 24 in the next year, despite the government’s...
30 Nov 2020
The number of jobs in London being posted on job site Indeed this year has plummeted by 50%, compared with...
26 Nov 2020
The Co-operative Group will offer “hundreds more retail apprenticeships” in a bid to drive greater social mobility and make use...
20 Nov 2020
More 16 to 24-year-olds were made redundant in the summer of this year than the whole of 2019, and there...
12 Nov 2020
The Home Office has launched a priority service for businesses that wish to bring in overseas workers under the sponsor-licence scheme.
11 Nov 2020
The number of graduate jobs available have fallen this year, but a dramatic reduction in the number of work experience...
9 Nov 2020
Furlough's extension will not affect government plans to get young people back into jobs, employment minister Mims Davies tells Personnel Today.
2 Nov 2020
Recruitment agencies providing candidates for law firms are being encouraged to sign up on a new diversity and inclusion pledge.
9 Oct 2020
The 2021 RAD Awards have opened for entries as the search for the very best in employer branding, talent attraction...
1 Oct 2020
Jobs search engine Adzuna says the number of remote jobs including management roles is up by 147% with IT leading the way.
4 Sep 2020
The class of 2020 is facing one of the most challenging jobs markets ever experienced, with reports suggesting graduate schemes...