For now, most employers remain optimistic about their ability to take on new staff but with Brexit just a matter of weeks away it’s uncertain how the mood will change after March. To prepare for this, it’s vital that employers plan for a number of possible scenarios for their workforce.
Published: 22 February 2019
And coming in second to last, Reboot Online Marketing found that 33% are put off by ‘office aesthetics’. Whilst, more interestingly, a ‘gender imbalance’ (20%) was a significant deciding factor for many British men and women looking for work.
Published: 13 February 2019
Data split by English regions showed that permanent placements fell in the Midlands, the North of England and London, with modest growth evident in the South of England. Temp billings increased in the Midlands and the South of England but fell in the North of England and London.
Published: 9 February 2019
Parents overwhelmingly agree that it is up to employers and the government to ease these workplace pressures: 90 percent of parents said that employers have a role to play and 92 percent said that the government has a responsibility to address these issues.
Published: 6 February 2019
While permanent placements increased 3 percent in the year to November 2018, the number of contractors out on assignment dipped by 6 percent during the same period. Use of contingent workers fell across every one of APSCo’s core sectors.
Published: 1 February 2019
Ultimately though, the benefits outweigh the frustrations. Half of self-employed parents (49 percent) report feeling happier and a third more empowered (33 percent). A quarter (24 percent) of this growing cohort say they started up after feeling the urge to transform a passion project into a business.
Published: 29 January 2019
Britain’s foreign workforce is young, educated and ambitious, more than two fifths (43 percent) have a post graduate degree. Global talent has long powered the international melting pot of London and that does not appear to be slowing down.
Published: 9 January 2019
Young people of the Netflix Generation are choosing to follow careers based on their favourite television shows - with The Apprentice coming out on top. One in four 18-34 year-olds admitted TV has influenced their career, as the popularity of reality TV series and dramas on Netflix, Amazon Prime and BBC iPlayer continue to grow.
Published: 24 December 2018
A survey of 1,000 people, carried out by Europe’s number one sports retailer, Decathlon, found that although 55 percent of 18-35 year-olds have travelled internationally for work at least three times in the past year - some as many as seven times - just 32 percent were satisfied with the amount of air miles clocked up
Published: 15 December 2018
A survey of 1,000 people, carried out by Europe’s number one sports retailer, Decathlon, found that although 55 percent of 18-35 year-olds have travelled internationally for work at least three times in the past year – some as many as seven times - just 32 percent were satisfied with the amount of air miles clocked up during this time.
Published: 14 November 2018