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There are worrying gaps in cybersecurity training in law firms

New research just published among UK legal professionals suggests that the risk of cyber attacks is a growing concern for most law firms, although there is a worrying minority that is still complacent about the risks.

Contributor: Mike East, VP Sales EMEA - Menlo Security | Published: 29 May 2022

Extent of engineering skills crisis revealed

New research has revealed the areas of labour shortage in the UK engineering market. There are a considerable amount of factors that contribute to the high demand across the UK.

Contributor: Stephanie Armstrong | Published: 28 May 2022

A quarter of employers only have an “informal” wellbeing plan

There might be huge emphasis on wellbeing in the workplace, but until it gets on to the boardroom agenda, it won’t evolve from a set of siloed services to a key contributor to business success, according to Legal & General in partnership with new analytical tool Fruitful Insights

Contributor: Jo Elphick, Marketing Director - Legal & General Group Protection | Published: 27 May 2022

Employers turning to flexible workforce as skills shortage worsen

Following reports from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that the unemployment level had dropped below vacancy numbers for the first time, statistics from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) shows employers are relying on contractors to fill resourcing needs.

Contributor: Tania Bowers - APSCo | Published: 27 May 2022

Does your company have an environmental policy? Most employees don’t know

Sixty-four percent of European businesses have a sustainability policy in place but only a third of employees know about the impact it’s making on the environment. One in five also confess they actually do not know whether their company has a sustainability policy at all. These are findings from a new employee survey by Treedom, the world’s first digital platform for growing and gifting trees online. This survey is part of a campaign Treedom is driving across six European countries between Earth Day and World Environment Day. The goal is to grow 20,000 trees in a dedicated forest with the help of Treedom’s Community. 

Contributor: Federico Garcea, Founder and CEO - Treedom  | Published: 26 May 2022

Signs that cost of living crisis is starting to bite

New research from MetLife UK that reveals employees are too worried to take a sick day in case their finances suffer, shows it is essential for businesses to regularly check in with and offer support to their staff says Adrian Lewis, Commercial Director at Activ People HR.

Contributor: Adrian Lewis, Director - Activ People HR | Published: 25 May 2022

Women at greater risk of cost-of-living squeeze

New research commissioned by Reed.co.uk, one of the UK’s leading jobs and careers sites, found that only 41% of women were likely to negotiate their salary when moving roles compared with 61% of men.

Contributor: Simon Wingate, Managing Director - Reed.co.uk | Published: 25 May 2022

Is 2022 still the year of the employee?

2021 fuelled the “Great Resignation,” which is now in full force as one in four workers are considering changing their jobs. Therefore, employers today need to understand how they can meet the employee’s expectations of what they want in a position to retain them, especially in an increasingly hybrid workforce-dominated environment.

Contributor: Marc Ramos, CMO - SplashBI | Published: 25 May 2022