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Can over 50s be coaxed back to work?

The Government’s initiative to encourage the over 50s to return to work and help us rebuild the economy fails to incentivise business leaders to attract, retain and value this age group.

Contributor: Grant Price - CEO - YOHO | Published: 24 March 2023

Employment contracts: The cost of getting it wrong

Some employers, particularly small business owners, may see contracts of employment as unnecessary work. But this couldn’t be further from the truth...

Contributor: Alan Price, CEO BrightHR | Published: 21 January 2023

Higher pay trumps job security right now

New Tiger Recruitment research finds that, despite economic uncertainty, UK workers are prepared to risk job security for a better-paying job. Tiger’s data shows that a third of workers are ready to move jobs if it means earning more money while only a quarter are prepared to stay in their current role for security.

Contributor: David Morel, CEO, Tiger Recruitment | Published: 30 December 2022

A million-plus hospitality employees are paying unnecessary NI

Employees in hospitality are paying unnecessary National Insurance (NI) contributions on their tips, according to new research conducted by IRIS Software Group (IRIS), in partnership with Censuswide. The research also found many employers could be liable for significant penalties around the way they handle tips and service charges. 

Contributor: Stuart Stephen, Vice President of Managed Services - IRIS Software Group | Published: 17 November 2022

Top 5 in-demand skills required by startups

New research by Start-Up Lottie - a later living marketplace - has found more employees than ever before are turning to Google to understand the key qualities and skills valued by startups over the last 12 months. Chris Donnelly, Co-Founder of Lottie shares the top 5 in demand skills at a startup.

Contributor: Chris Donnelly, Co-Founder - Lottie | Published: 14 November 2022

ONS shows decline in vacancy numbers

Responding to the continued increase in skills shortages – with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealing another decline in unemployment levels, global provider of talent outsourcing and advisory services, AMS, has warned that correct implementation of technology alongside data-driven resourcing solutions is needed if employers are to find the right skills to support their firm.

Contributor: Steve Leach,  Regional Managing Director, UK and Ireland - AMS | Published: 28 October 2022

Payroll is a thriving and attractive career – here’s why

Last month the payroll industry came together to celebrate National Payroll Week and I was reminded why I love this industry so much. A supportive, dynamic sector that appreciates its own value in helping businesses function in the best way possible.

Contributor: Sirsha Haldar, General Manager UK - ADP | Published: 26 October 2022

Christmas seasonal vacancies for temps triple that of last year

A quarter of Britons are already looking, or plan to look, for temp work over the festive season - with three in five doing so to top up their income in the face of the cost of living crisis - according to data from the online marketplace for flexible and temporary work, Indeed Flex. Meanwhile employers are racing to fill Christmas vacancies early, with the number of temporary seasonal jobs up for grabs jumping 244% compared to this time in 2021.

Contributor: Novo Constare, CEO and Co-founder - Indeed Flex | Published: 17 October 2022