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Students think Brexit could harm career prospects

A recent survey has shown that prospective graduates are worried about Brexit. Of the 151 graduates surveyed, over a third (38 percent) were concerned that Brexit will negatively affect their employment prospects. Only 15 percent believe that the UK exiting the EU would have a positive effect on their careers, with the remainder being undecided or choosing ‘no impact’.

Contributor: Helen Hay | Published: 4 March 2018

Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech – a significant political gamble

The aim is to create clear blue water with the Tories who favour leaving not just the single market but also the customs union. Far from being a technical detail, Labour’s strategy is to provide clarity at a time when the governing Conservative Party is struggling to formulate a common position.

Contributor: Dr Adrian Pabst | Published: 27 February 2018

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UK manufacturers confident about future but fear Brexit and skills shortages

The Annual Manufacturing Report 2018, published today by Hennik Research, says UK manufacturers are poised to take on the world, but are failing to pull the trigger on a bright future because of uncertainties surrounding the outcome of Brexit negotiations and the threatened shortage of skilled workers in the coming decade.

Contributor: Nick Peters | Published: 18 February 2018

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No-deal Brexit could cause half-a-million job losses says MofL report

Mayor of London report finding half a million jobs could be lost in a no-deal Brexit. "It seems likely that a no-deal Brexit will be met by a high degree of hostility by the business community, who expect a credible deal to be done that protects jobs and investment". Says Professor Nigel Driffield of Warwick Business School.

Contributor: Nigel Driffield | Published: 18 January 2018

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Job seekers want full time jobs as part-time loses appeal

The combination of Britain’s jobs boom and Brexit uncertainty may have prompted millions of jobseekers to look for full-time, rather than part-time or temporary work. Jobseekers searching for full-time roles rose by a third while searches for part-time jobs rose by just 8 percent.

Contributor: Mariano Mamertino | Published: 7 January 2018

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UK managers deliver gloomy outlook for 2018

CMI, the only chartered professional body for leadership and management, surveyed more than 1,000 managers from across the private, public and charity sectors on their outlook for 2018. The results reveal that optimism for the year ahead is at the lowest level for four years

Contributor: Petra Wilton | Published: 6 January 2018

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Poor management in the UK is why nearly half of leavers depart

Nearly half of the UK workforce (47 percent) will be looking for a new job in 2018, with nearly 1 in 5 people already actively searching for opportunities, according to new research produced by Investors in People (IIP) in their annual Job Exodus Survey 2018.

Contributor: Paul Devoy | Published: 5 January 2018