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Inflation and the pension impact

The official inflation figures for September 2017 are released on Tuesday 17th October. The figure is particularly important in pension circles as it can dictate increases across a number of areas. From Nathan Long - ...

Contributor Nathan Long | Published: October 18, 2017

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Immigration - What do employers want for post Brexit?

Employer survey shows preference for a post-Brexit immigration system that is UK-wide and tackles skills and labour shortages. Employers back a national approach to post-Brexit immigration, rejecting a sectoral or regional policy, Contributor Gerwyn Davies, ...

Contributor Gerwyn Davies | Published: February 21, 2018

finance

Finance professionals dominate FTSE 100 CEO list  

Over half (51 percent) of all current FTSE 100 company CEOs have a background in finance, with almost one in five (18 percent) holding accountancy qualifications. That’s according to analysis by specialist recruiter, Global Accounting ...

Contributor Adrian O'Connor | Published: February 20, 2018

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Cartels targeted as tip offs rise

A new crackdown is being launched by the UK’s competition authority amidst a 30 percent rise in the number of tip offs about cartels. The increase follows a previous Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) campaign ...

Contributor Stephen Blake | Published: February 21, 2018

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Pay rise? What's the magic number

That’s the average figure workers say would give them a ‘comfortable life’/ Women are less likely to ask for a rise than men - amid a new ‘gender pay rise gap. Bristolians are the least ...

Contributor Bill Richards | Published: February 19, 2018

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Sharp increase in workplace mental health issues

Benefits and Trends Survey 2018 from AON shows a sharp increase in the number of employers reporting employee stress and mental health-related illnesses - from 55 percent last year to 68 percent in 2018. Contributor ...

Contributor Mark Witte | Published: February 12, 2018

Employee notice periods differ across the world

Employee notice periods differ across the world Employees resigning in the US, Mexico, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore and UK have the shortest statutory notice period between resigning and leaving their place of work, according to ...

Contributor Viola Lloyd | Published: February 5, 2008

Right to request flexible working becomes law

Changes that will extend the right to request flexible working have finally been put in place after the Children and Families Act was given its long-awaited Royal Assent in Parliament in March. These changes are ...

Contributor Viola Lloyd | Published: April 14, 2014

work

Over a third of employees ignore medical advice and go to work

Two-thirds of employees have gone to work despite being unwell in the last 12 months. New study finds employees potentially delay their recovery by going to work despite suffering from mental health or back and ...

Contributor Stuart Haydock | Published: January 13, 2018

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What are the latest buzzwords in the world of recruitment?

Annual list of Buzzwords for talent professionals revealed HR and recruitment professionals are highlighting skills and experience over personal strengths. Contributor Jon Addison, Head of Talent Solutions - LinkedIn UK Socioeconomic analysis suggests companies becoming less ...

Contributor Jon Addison | Published: February 13, 2018