Organisations failing to bridge talent gap

Organisations are failing to bridge talent gaps among critical staff, chief human resources officers said in the analyst Gartner.

In fact, fewer than one in five (19 per cent) said they are tackling the number one HR trend. Half Read more

Companies face wage rises and increasing scrutiny on low pay

Companies face wage rises because of inflation and increasing scrutiny for any breaches of minimum wage payments.

Average weekly earnings in the UK have grown to 5.7 per cent, says research from the National Institute of Economic and Social Read more

Mixed messages on future working patterns

A number of recent surveys show mixed messages on future working patterns as more people receive COVID-19 vaccine jabs.

Most UK businesses reckon that those employees who come back into offices will have done so by the end of Read more

Post-Brexit landscape changes for employers

The post-Brexit landscape has changed how people can move and work in mainland Europe for both employers and employees.

Freedom of movement between the UK and Europe ended on 31 December. The UK has a new immigration system where Read more

Businesses failing on employee disclosure

Britain’s biggest companies are failing to produce adequate data on their workforce practices, according to a comprehensive analysis of their reports and accounts by the High Pay Centre (HPC) – an independent think tank.

Its research found that there Read more

Low unemployment leaves fewer options for businesses

With the UK unemployment rate at its lowest level since the 1970s, employers are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit the right people. Just four per cent of the population is currently jobless, resulting in a growth in wages Read more