Retention of staff

Retention of staff, so that key skills and experience are not lost, is very important for employers.

Benchmarking the employer's total turnover rate and voluntary resignation rate against those of similar employers can help the employer to establish whether the level of turnover is acceptable, too high or too low.

Employers need to analyse the underlying reasons for staff departures and, if the departure rates are too high, establish a retention strategy.


Bank of England sees BAME resignation rate soar

The Bank of England is seeing a disproportionate number of ethnic minority staff leave the organisation, with it admitting that...

Pay award expectations at record high

18 Feb 2019

Pay award expectations in the private sector have increased to 2.5% after years where 2% has been the norm, as employers plan to increase salaries to attract talent.

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Invest in NHS staff retention, report says

12 Feb 2019

The NHS needs to make more investment in its current workforce rather than creating new roles if it is to...

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Government to launch review of armed forces retention

5 Feb 2019

Theresa May has ordered a review into the armed forces’ retention problem in an attempt to curtail the number of...

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RAD Awards 2019 winners: Pink Squid take Work of the Year for Capgemini campaign

31 Jan 2019

Recruitment advertising agency Pink Squid won Work of the Year tonight at the RAD Awards 2019 for its “Active Inclusion”...

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Government to offer cash incentives in teacher retention battle

28 Jan 2019

Teachers are to be offered cash incentives and more support with work-life balance in a bid to attract more recruits...

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Retaining talent by supporting older workers (webinar)

22 Jan 2019

Organisations are increasingly recognising the value of older workers in filling skills shortages and the benefits that having mixed-age teams...

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‘Ghosting’ in recruitment: a growing candidate trend

15 Jan 2019

In the world of modern dating, few things leave the sting of confusion and despair as much as being ghosted....

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Lack of appreciation making staff want to leave

9 Jan 2019

More than a third of ambitious workers are dissatisfied in their current jobs, citing poor relationships with their managers and...

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Pay staff the ‘real’ Living Wage, investors urge FTSE 250 firms

10 Dec 2018

A group of investors has urged FTSE 250 to commit to paying their staff the “real” Living Wage

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Employers urged to reveal number of disabled staff

23 Nov 2018

Large employers are being urged to take an “honest look” at how many disabled people they employ by publicising their...

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CBRE recognised for change management in Carillion collapse

21 Nov 2018

CBRE won the 2018 Personnel Today Award for Managing Change this evening, in recognition for the speedy transfer of Carillion’s...

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Over-50s want more flexible working hours

20 Nov 2018

A large proportion (78%) of over-50s believe that more flexible working hours should be introduced to accommodate older workers and...

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2019 RAD Awards shortlist unveiled

20 Nov 2018

The shortlist for the 2019 RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and bravest in recruitment advertising, has been announced.
The...

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One in six NHS posts unfilled by 2030

15 Nov 2018

“Systemic” shortages in the NHS workforce mean long-term plans for the health service risk becoming an unachievable wish list, according...

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