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Just why are grads leaving in their droves?

Graduate turnover during the pandemic has climbed to the highest level since Institute of Student Employers started collecting the data in 2011

Contributor: Clare Tregaskis, ISE | Published: 5 April 2022

Ten Ways to Secure Employee Retention Amidst the Great Resignation

Whilst staying at a company for five, 10 or 20 years used to be perfectly normal protocol, since 2021 The Great Resignation has highlighted what has quietly been happening for the last decade; valuable employees are dictating what will keep them in their role because they are astutely aware of their own value and employers are struggling to keep hold of the best talent and recruit the top candidates.

Contributor: Thom Dennis, CEO - Serenity In Leadership | Published: 5 April 2022

Concerns over unchecked health issues of overseas employees

Keeping fit and healthy is vital in minimising the risks of being affected by serious conditions. Employers have the ability to help their overseas staff to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and to do so, it is important to understand the impact of living in a different country.

Contributor: Sarah Dennis, head of international - Towergate Health & Protection | Published: 5 April 2022

Barriers still exist for autistic adults finding employment

Many workplaces stumble at the very first hurdle when they fail to recognise the benefits that hiring neurodivergent staff members could have. As it stands, there is a major autism employment gap, with data from the Office of National Statistics showing that just 22% of autistic adults are in any kind of employment.

Contributor: Chris Brown - The Mór Card | Published: 4 April 2022

Majority of over-55s don’t care about flexible work

New research has revealed a major generational gap when it comes to flexible work. Less than half of men aged 55+ care about working from home or having access to flexible hours. In contrast, a huge majority of women under the age of 55 (72%) care strongly about access to flexibility.

Contributor: Molly Johnson-Jones, co-founder and CEO - Flexa | Published: 4 April 2022

Rising inflation may widen the UK’s gender pay gap

Pay rise research by HR and payroll software provider CIPHR suggests that women are more likely than men to receive below inflation pay rises

Contributor: Emma-Louise Jones - CIPHR | Published: 4 April 2022

Lack of attention to student needs is fuelling university dropouts

Student satisfaction decreases with time as students feel unprepared for starting their careers, research from GBSB Global Business School reveals. Poor support structures lead to high numbers of dropouts.

Contributor: Jamie Hose - BlueSky Education | Published: 3 April 2022

Employers must act now on workplace wellbeing

Employers need to make the most of these pandemic silver linings and step up their approach. By putting diversity and inclusion at the centre of mental health and wellbeing, employers can create a culture where people can bring their whole self to work.

Contributor: Simon Blake, Chief Executive - Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England | Published: 3 April 2022

Seventy percent of employees haven’t taken a sick day in the past year

This article uses stats provided by alldayPA about how Britons have been working over the past 12 months in the UK. From taking sick days and annual leave, data analysts at alldayPA have shared insights into people's different working routines.

Contributor: Reuben Singh, Founder - alldayPA | Published: 2 April 2022

Discrimination in recruitment that could land employers in court

A jobseeker was told did not get the job because of her ’strong Welsh accent’ and ‘regional activities’ which ‘would not suit the office environment’. While this case may certainly demonstrate bias in recruitment, did the company involved act illegally?

Contributor: James Potts, Director of Legal Services - Peninsula | Published: 2 April 2022