Budget introduces elite visa to lure tech entrepreneurs

The UK government is set to introduce an ‘elite points-based visa’, a further component of its drive to revamp the immigration system post-Brexit.

Budget 2021: Furlough extension, business cash grants and more

3 Mar 2021

HR sector representatives, law firms and recruitment experts react to the measures announced in the budget.

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Restaurant chain denies abuse of furlough scheme

2 Mar 2021

Steakhouse group Tomahawk has rejected accusations by the GMB union of bullying workers to lend it money.

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Boris Johnson sets out roadmap for lockdown easing

22 Feb 2021

The government hopes to remove all restrictions from 21 June, potentially using testing to reduce risk.

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Seeds of opportunity: Charlie Gilkes talks to Oven-Ready HR

12 Feb 2021

Pre-Pandemic, Charlie Gilkes, co-founder of the Inception Group, a collection of some of London’s coolest, bars, restaurants was riding high. ...

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Staff don’t expect to return to office before June

11 Feb 2021

Office workers across Europe do not expect to return to the workplace until at least the summer, according to a survey.

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Heineken to cut 8,000 jobs worldwide

10 Feb 2021

Brewing giant Heineken has announced plans to cut nearly 10% of its global workforce as the coronavirus pandemic badly affects sales.

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Which apprenticeships are worst affected by Covid-19?

8 Feb 2021

National Apprenticeship Week: The Covid crisis has seen apprenticeship starts in the UK fall by 46%; meanwhile, the UK's oldest apprentice is revealed.

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One in eight workers furloughed in December

29 Jan 2021

HMRC figures show 13% of employees were on furlough at the end of December.

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Covid-19 fatalities highest among restaurant, factory and security staff

26 Jan 2021

Restaurant staff, factory workers and staff in ‘elementary’ occupations including security guards and taxi drivers were among those who faced...

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Gordon Brown

‘UK unemployment figures are missing at least 300,000 people’

25 Jan 2021

Official unemployment figures are missing hundreds of thousands of people, according to a study backed by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. 

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Furlough should be extended ‘before Budget’

19 Jan 2021

Rishi Sunak needs to act now, ahead of his Budget, to help protect UK companies through the Spring to ensure...

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Number of overseas nationals leaving UK could have reached 1.3 million

15 Jan 2021

Up to 1.3 million overseas nationals have left the UK over the past year, with almost 700,000 non-UK born workers...

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Whitbread job cuts smaller than anticipated

14 Jan 2021

The Premier Inn owner has cut 1,500 restaurant and hotel jobs, far fewer than the 6,000 first projected by the group.

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Salesforce voted Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2021

13 Jan 2021

Glassdoor has announced its annual list of the best places to work in the UK for 2021 as top employers...

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