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Hospitality job vacancies double in a week as businesses plan to reopen

Demand for hospitality professionals more than doubled last week, up 134% in the week ending 21st June, while the rest of the UK reported a 4% drop in hiring. That’s according to the latest real-time statistics from the world’s largest network of job boards, Broadbean Technology.

Contributor: Alex Fourlis, Managing Director - Broadbean Technology | Published: 27 June 2020

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Stress levels on HR Directors caused by Covid-19 taking its toll

With many employees at risk of redundancy over the coming months due to the economic impact of COVID-19, new research highlights how they could be let down by employers in terms of career transition support, just when the job market is at its worst in over a decade.

Contributor: JC Townend, CEO - LHH | Published: 26 June 2020

Uncertainty breeds confusion as nation fears return to work

A 2000-person survey conducted by Cartridge Save, set out to understand how people felt about returning to work when the risk to health is still high. Is it too soon to return to work? 

Contributor: Ian Cowley, Managing Director - Cartridge Save | Published: 26 June 2020

Top five reward trends revealed

Employers have had to address extraordinary challenges since March of this year. One in five employers expect to have difficulties retaining and less than one in three anticipate challenges in recruiting people over the next 12 months. These are the lowest figures we have seen since the financial crisis in 2008 / 2009.

Contributor: Tim Kellett, Pay and Reward Expert - Paydata | Published: 24 June 2020

Why is mental health in UK Tech sector deteriorating in lockdown?

The easing of lockdown restrictions and a return to offices is raising the stress levels of over a quarter of UK tech professionals (26%) at a time when over 1 in 3 (36%) report that their mental health has deteriorated during Covid-19, finds a new Harvey Nash Study.

Contributor: Chris Seel, Director at Harvey Nash Group and Zoe Sinclair, Co-Founder, This Can Happen | Published: 23 June 2020

What happening to the German recruitment market?

As COVID-19 continues to impact how businesses operate, German recruitment firms have seen a further reduction in recruitment activity, although the extreme falls seen at the beginning of the crisis have flattened somewhat. That’s according to new research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies Deutschland (APSCo Deutschland).

Contributor: Tremayne Elson, MD - APSCo Germany | Published: 22 June 2020

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What are the consequences for employers misusing Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?

Uo to 24 May 2020, around one million employers had furloughed employees in 8.4 million jobs and claimed more than £15 billion in grants[i]. Given the sums involved, HM Revenue and Customs has received around 800 reports of fraudulent applications - what are the outcomes for employers?

Contributor: Jo Stubbs, Global Head of Content Strategy - XpertHR | Published: 21 June 2020