Employers need to make sure their actions remain lawful – and also consider the potential impact on their workers. Vanessa Bell, Head of employment – Prettys said: “Despite it being around for a while, we have noticed an increased use of email, internet and telephone monitoring
Published: 9 September 2019
The percentage of women working in IT has declined over the past 20 years despite efforts to encourage more women into careers in STEM. That is according to an analysis of working trends by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
Published: 8 September 2019
According to research from PwC, 77 percent of CEOs view skill resourcing as a significant issue for their business, with the ability to accurately manage and measure staff capacity against utilisation being crucial for the profitable delivery of services.
Published: 7 September 2019
House prices in top university cities average 25 percent higher than national average. The analysis looked at the residential property markets of the top 50 University cities around the world, and determined that house prices grew on average 65.8 percent, compared to a national average growth of 40 percent.
Published: 6 September 2019
When asked about their most embarrassing moments in an interview, UK workers said circumstances beyond their control are often to blame. 11 percent admitted to leaving the interview red faced with profuse sweating, sneezing fits and endless coughing listed as top blunders.
Published: 5 September 2019
The report, which compared data from Q1 2019 with the same period in 2018, also found that employers are attempting to pull out all the stops to entice workers out of their current jobs, as salaries increased by a 16.7 percent year-on-year.
Published: 4 September 2019
Further good news is that 86 percent of motorists surveyed said that a ‘lack of clarity in terms of ownership implications as a company car driver’ is a thing of the past, and more than two thirds of drivers said that they had a good understanding of the costs and convenience of owning an EV.
Published: 2 September 2019
New research from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, reveals that men across the UK have reached breaking point in their careers, with six in ten (61 percent) wanting to quit their job because it’s affecting their mental health.
Published: 1 September 2019
Talent management concerns are rising as one in three (31 percent) senior executives plan to prioritise employee retention and training over the next 12 months. A similar proportion (29 percent) of senior decision-makers say talent attraction is a key concern, as the ‘war for talent’ is set to intensify.
Published: 31 August 2019
About 800 000 will graduate this year in the UK (HESA, 2018). 380 000 of them will be underemployed, taking jobs that do not require a degree (CIPD, 2017). Of the 420 000 graduates who do land a graduate-level job, 250 000 will be within tech/digital and IT roles (Graduate Coach, 2019).
Published: 30 August 2019