Recruitment & retention

Study finds ‘alarming’ bias against minority ethnic candidates

Research has uncovered an “alarming” level of discrimination against job seekers from minority ethnic backgrounds, who need to send an...

Staff shortages could swallow up extra NHS funding

Even with the extra funding announced in the health service’s Long Term Plan, NHS trusts are unlikely to meet performance...

Oxfam’s ‘toxic work environment’ allowed sexual misconduct allegations to go unchecked

The charity Oxfam failed to tackle an environment that allowed sexual misconduct and bullying to go unchecked, according to an interim independent review.

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‘Ghosting’ in recruitment: a growing candidate trend

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

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Employment study debunks migrant worker myth

Immigrants have been among the main beneficiaries of the employment boom but not at the expense of workers born in...

Childcare main barrier for unemployed parents

86% want to return to work, but most say they have been unable to find roles that fit around their childcare needs

Flexible working

Flexible working has plateaued, study finds

The number of people using flexible working arrangements has flatlined since 2010, despite the right to request flexibility being extended...

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Retention of staff


Recruitment of young people


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