Haymarket launches new Campaign Jobs site

May 25, 2016

Haymarket Business Media has announced the launch of Campaign Jobs, a new job site covering roles in all areas of marketing, media and advertising recruitment. ... more or comment here

Haymarket launches new Campaign Jobs site

Major initiative calls for more flexible and part-time jobs

May 24, 2016

A national initiative has been launched today which sets out to ‘fix the flexible jobs market’ and make the hiring process fairer so people who need to work flexibly can ask to do so without prejudice. ... more or comment here

Firms failing to disclose key people metrics

May 24, 2016

A third of FTSE 100 companies are withholding crucial details from their annual reports including workforce-related information, according to a report published today. ... more or comment here

More than half of graduates ‘would vote to remain in EU’

May 24, 2016

More than half (57%) of graduates would vote to remain in the EU while only 14% say they would vote to exit, according to research by graduate career site Prospects. ... more or comment here

European workers in UK worried about impact of Brexit

May 23, 2016

Nine in ten Europeans living in the UK are concerned about the potential impact of a Brexit vote, with half fearing for their job security and a third for their personal lives. ... more or comment here

AllAboutSchoolLeavers Awards finalists announced

May 23, 2016

The shortlists have been unveiled for the AllAboutSchoolLeavers awards, which highlight the top UK employers for school and college leavers. ... more or comment here

Ri5 Fantasy Football – they think it’s all over…

May 24, 2016

So, as the Premier League season ends and the inevitable merry-go-round of managers and players grinds into action, it’s time to turn our attention to the Ri5 Fantasy Football league, to see how things panned out for our participants. ... more or comment here

‘Half a million jobs lost’ if Britain leaves the EU, says Treasury

May 23, 2016

Britain will enter a recession with the loss of 500,000 jobs if it leaves the EU, according to analysis carried out by the Treasury. ... more or comment here

Recruiters urge Chancellor to make apprenticeship levy fairer

May 23, 2016

A number of recruitment industry leaders and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) have asked Chancellor George Osborne to amend the apprenticeship levy, to ensure it doesn’t unfairly discriminate against temporary workers and contractors. ... more or comment here

On-boarding evolving as firms realise its effectiveness

May 23, 2016

On-boarding trends are evolving as organisations become more aware of its value in supporting new employees and operational effectiveness. ... more or comment here

Agency Bites

May 19, 2016

Welcome to our latest round-up of news, announcements from the agency world. This month sees a packed edition, with plenty of updates on the awards, client and people fronts. ... more or comment here

CIPD warns of a ‘jobs-rich, pay-poor’ economy

May 16, 2016

Many UK workers are unlikely to see significant increases to their pay until at least the end of this decade, according to research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). ... more or comment here

Milkround School Leavers hosts Careers Advisors Conference

May 19, 2016

Milkround School Leavers hosted its first Careers Advisors Conference earlier this week, in partnership with Central Careers Hub. ... more or comment here

Third of Twitter users use it for ‘professional purposes’

May 19, 2016

A third of people who use Twitter use it for professional purposes, according to research carried out by the micro-blogging platform to coincide with the Twitter job fair taking place today. ... more or comment here

Government won’t reach employment target for disabled people until 2030, warns TUC

May 18, 2016

The Government is ‘years behind schedule’ on its pledge to halve the employment gap between disabled and non-disabled people by 2020, according to analysis by the Trades Union Congress (TUC). ... more or comment here

Guardian research highlights impact of workplace stress

May 17, 2016

More than two-fifths of UK workers say they experience work-related stress more than half of the time, while a third of workers say their productivity has suffered as a result of stress at work. ... more or comment here

CIPD calls on employers to support older workers and working carers

May 17, 2016

Britain’s employers are increasingly reliant on older workers due to people living longer and fewer young people entering the labour market, according to research published today by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) ... more or comment here

Government unveils new university plans

May 17, 2016

The Government has confirmed it will make it easier for so-called ‘challenger institutions’ to award their own degrees, which it said will give students more choice around where to study and improve their job prospects after graduation. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Guardian launches Public Service Awards

May 18, 2016

The Guardian has announced the launch of its Public Service Awards, which set out to recognise best practice in the public sector across a range of disciplines. ... more or comment here

Government reviews call for employers and universities to address STEM skills gaps

May 17, 2016

The Government has published the findings of two reviews aimed at improving the job prospects of graduates in STEM subjects, which call for increased focus on employment outcomes and improved links with industry. ... more or comment here

HR departments under strain due to mental health issues

May 16, 2016

More than half of HR professionals have had to provide mental health and stress counselling to members of their workforce during the past two years, highlighting the need for greater awareness and support around the issue. ... more or comment here

Monster research shows a third of employers offer flexible working schemes

May 16, 2016

A third of employers now offer flexible working schemes to their staff, according to research by Monster. ... more or comment here

Workplace nepotism ‘could be preventing firms from hiring the best talent’

May 16, 2016

Almost two-thirds of UK workers say they have experienced nepotism in the workplace, with almost one-third saying they have seen underqualified candidates being hired for roles because of favouritism. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Tender: Rail Safety and Standards Board

May 16, 2016

In June the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) will hold its staff conference. As part of the activity to support the conference, the RSSB is seeking a supplier to update its current collateral and positioning. ... more or comment here

Talent Works International launches multi-generational workplace research

May 12, 2016

Talent Works International has unveiled a research programme aimed at exploring some of the factors arising from multi-generational workplaces, highlighting how employers can benefit from their potential. ... more or comment here

Recruiters turn to temporary workers amid Brexit uncertainty

May 11, 2016

Recruitment for temporary roles grew at its fastest rate for over a year in April, while permanent hires grew at the slowest pace for seven months, according to the latest Report on Jobs by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). ... more or comment here