Recruitment & retention

Church must overhaul recruitment to tackle racism, report finds

Shortlists for senior Church of England roles must include at least one ethnic minority candidate, a CoE taskforce has proposed.

Flexibility over right-to-work checks ends from 17 May

Employers will have to check applicants’ original Right to Work documents where possible from 17 May, according to updated Home Office guidance.

Address ‘chronic undersupply’ of NHS staff, PM told

In a letter representing 1.4 million NHS staff, Boris Johnson has been warned that the pressure of working in a...

Flexible apprenticeships consultation launched

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has launched a consultation on the new ‘flexible’ apprenticeship, announced in the budget, and...

Firms warned over return of Right to Work fines

For much of 2020, with the UK in the grip of the Covid pandemic, the Home Office did not issue any Right to Work fines but in the final quarter of last year 77 fines were issued.

Pick for Britain campaign fails to bear fruit

Campaign failed to provide enough domestic workers to fill in for missing seasonal labour from abroad.

Online job vacancies return to pre-pandemic levels

UK job vacancies have returned to the same level as before the first lockdown in April 2020, according to Adzuna and the Office for National Statistics.

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