HR Business News

Big upswing of women seconded to foreign duties

Companies are sending more and more employees on international assignments to capitalise on global growth opportunities.


Created on: 26/06/2016 08:00

Workers forced to ‘up-skill’ to keep pace with digitalisation

Brits are turning to the internet to expand their skill set to keep pace with the increasing demand on today’s connected workforce. Over 4.1m Brits searched ‘how to’ queries in the first quarter of 2016.


Created on: 26/06/2016 03:00

Staff financial wellbeing low on employers’ agenda

UK employers are overlooking staff financial wellbeing, according to the latest Close Brothers Asset Management Business Barometer.


Created on: 25/06/2016 08:00

UK's digital skills shortage hits crisis levels

A report from the Commons Science and Technology Committee has found that the UK is facing a digital skills crisis, with 745,000 more workers with digital skills needed by 2017.


Created on: 25/06/2016 03:00

‘Brexit mustn’t break UK jobs machine’

Responding to today’s announcement that the UK has voted to leave the European Union, Recruitment & Employment Confederation Chief Executive Kevin Green says:


Created on: 24/06/2016 10:00

What will Brexit do to jobs in the Financial Services?

Nick Elwell-Sutton, Partner at Clyde & Co, comments: "In the immediate short term nothing changes – it is business as usual.


Created on: 24/06/2016 10:00

Referendum result - immediate market reaction

The country has voted to leave the EU, and the stock market has responded by falling 6% in early morning trading.


Created on: 24/06/2016 10:00

Need for stability paramount for UK business

Responding to the announcement by the Prime Minister to resign and the decision by the UK to leave the EU, Mike Cherry, National Chairman at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), said:


Created on: 24/06/2016 10:00

Top Employers for Working Families Special Awards Winners announced

Britain’s most family-friendly workplaces have been unveiled by the UK’s work-life balance charity Working Families.


Created on: 24/06/2016 08:00

VIDEO - The Value Of Getting Your Upfront Thinking Right

When you were last involved in strategic delivery planning, did you have full sight of the operational reality facing your teams every day? How comfortable were you that you had a grip on the key challenges and opportunities to realistically deliver on your objectives? How confident were you that you had managed to avoid biased thinking based on inaccurate assumption, assertion, and stereotype? …the kind of thinking that might kill your new initiative before it got started.


Created on: 24/06/2016 03:00

Employees Pose Significant Risk to Company Cyber Security

Staff are a significant risk to their employer's cyber security according to new research by specialist global executive search and interim management company Norrie Johnston Recruitment (NJR).


Created on: 23/06/2016 08:00

The rise of the bleisure traveller

More than a third of British employees (33 per cent) frequently extend their business trips into their personal holidays, according to new research* conducted by car hire booking firm Autoeurope.co.uk.


Created on: 23/06/2016 03:00