Recruitment & retention

Secretary who resigned because of discrimination was constructively dismissed

A secretary who resigned because she was asked to be complicit in discriminatory recruitment practices was constructively and unfairly dismissed,...

Weekly earnings exceed pre-economic crisis levels

The end of 2019 saw average weekly wages reach their highest since pre-2008 economic crisis levels, but pay growth has...

visa applications

Fall in visa applications triggers skills warning for private sector

Business consultancy warns of skills shortfall as number of visa applications from non-EU skilled workers has fallen.

Public sector recruitment confidence hits 12-year high

Employment growth in the public sector is expected to match the private sector for the first time in 12 years.

The new cabinet and Boris Johnson

Prime minister sets date for points-based immigration system

Downing Street has announced that the new points-based immigration system will be implemented from 1 January 2021.

Lawyer rejected because he was ‘expensive’ was discriminated against

The decision to deny an experienced lawyer a job because he was considered...

HS2 ‘will deliver jobs and skills investment’

Prime minister Boris Johnson has given the “green signal” for the construction of the HS2 high-speed rail project, which business...

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Retention of staff

Recruitment of young people

Online recruitment

Employer branding