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What is the Government EV infrastructure grant scheme?

Employers can not only help their workers and the UK’s drive towards net zero, they can also make themselves more attractive to potential recruits.

Contributor: Cecilia Routledge, Global Director, Energy & Facilities - CTEK | Published: 27 March 2023

Diversity is improving due to remote talent hires

More than a third of UK respondents (34%) are only hiring remote workers within their domestic market. This not only narrows their pool of available talent and limits their ability to diversify, but it also restricts large parts of the globe from access to opportunities for their career and development. 

Contributor: Ilona Mosejeva - for Remote | Published: 6 March 2023

Highest number of skilled worker isa’ UK searches recorded

New research from reveals that on 1st February 2023, UK searches for 'skilled worker visa' - the type of visa required for employers to recruit non-UK resident workers - hit its highest level ever just after the three year anniversary of the implementation of Brexit.

Contributor: Helena Young - Startups | Published: 5 March 2023

Stabilising creatives job market is settling salaries

Those working in the digital, creative and marketing industries can now get a glimpse into the next year’s job market following the release of the 2023 salary guide figures from workforce solutions experts, Aquent.

Contributor: Aliza Sweiry, UK Managing Director - Aquent | Published: 3 March 2023

Renewables skills mindshift threatens talent exodus to oil & gas

- Eighty-seven percent of renewables professionals would consider leaving their jobs and 65 percent would leave the sector. - Oil and gas is now the most popular destination for over half the workforce, according to respondents. - Almost a third of renewables workers have been headhunted over six times in the past year.

Contributor: Jenette Marx, CEO - Airswift | Published: 22 February 2023

New data shows increased demand and positive impacts of apprenticeships

To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week (6th-12th Feb), the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has conducted new research revealing that participating in an apprenticeship has had a positive impact on people’s careers with nearly 4 in 5 (83%) of apprentices surveyed say they would recommend doing an apprenticeship to others.

Contributor: Anthony Clarke, Business Development Manager - AAT | Published: 14 February 2023

Jobseekers: How to spot job scams

Putting jobseekers on alert for the scams that could leave them victims of theft and fraud.

Contributor: Gary Vyse - Disclosure and Barring Service | Published: 6 February 2023

Drive to re-employ over 50s futile unless companies ditch ageism

Punter Southall Aspire chief executive's Steve Butler has called on government to tackle ageism in the workplace if it genuinely wants to see an estimated 6.5m people who have retired[i] clock on again. His comments come as new research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)[ii] of more than 1,000 managers found just four out of 10 (42%) were open "to a large extent" to hiring people aged between 50 and 64.

Contributor: Steve Butler, CEO - Punter Southall Aspire | Published: 6 February 2023

Over-60s looking for jobs as ‘Great Unretirement’ takes hold

“Inflation is running at levels not seen for 40 years. Living costs are soaring. While an affordable early retirement might have looked realistic a couple of years ago, it might not be an option any more"

Contributor: Victoria Short, Chief Executive, UK and Ireland - Randstad | Published: 23 January 2023