Quarter of firms will recruit despite reduced confidence

Oct 26, 2016

Almost a quarter of UK employers plan to recruit more permanent staff in the next three months, with only three per cent planning a reduction in their permanent workforce, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). ... more or comment here

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Fall in EU applications to UK universities following Brexit vote

Oct 27, 2016

There has been a nine percent drop in the number of students from the EU applying to study at UK universities since the Brexit vote, according to statistics published today by UCAS. ... more or comment here

More than 850,000 public sector jobs ‘could be automated’

Oct 26, 2016

Up to 861,000 public sector jobs, equating to 16% of the overall workforce, could be automated by 2030 according to research by Deloitte and Oxford University. ... more or comment here 2 comments

Three-quarters of unemployed autistic people want to work

Oct 27, 2016

Just 16% of autistic people in the UK are in work, despite the vast majority saying they want to be, according to a report from the National Autistic Society. ... more or comment here

Employers to be ranked on social mobility hiring efforts

Oct 24, 2016

Businesses will be ranked on their efforts to access talent from all backgrounds under a joint initiative unveiled by the Social Mobility Foundation and Social Mobility Commission. ... more or comment here

‘Brexit means Brexit’ – but what does it mean for you?

Oct 19, 2016

Recruitment confidence has taken a tumble in the months following the EU referendum, according to Ri5 research into how recruiters feel they will be affected by the result. ... more or comment here

Monster UK launches employer branding solution

Oct 25, 2016

Monster UK has announced the launch of its employer branding solution, which enables businesses to boost their recruitment marketing abilities and helps them target potential candidates online and increase qualified applications. ... more or comment here

Business leaders call for smooth transition for Apprenticeship Levy

Oct 25, 2016

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called for a smooth transition ahead of the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, after the Government announced further details regarding the new policy. ... more or comment here

Two-fifths of young women expect discrimination at work

Oct 25, 2016

Two-fifths of young women believe their gender will hold them back in the workplace, according to YouGov research commissioned by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). ... more or comment here

Age discrimination still rife, say candidates

Oct 24, 2016

Almost two-thirds of older workers say they have felt discriminated against by an employer because of their age, while only one in twenty feels their age is an advantage when applying for a job. ... more or comment here

Jobsgopublic launches social care jobs microsite for Cambridgeshire County Council

Oct 24, 2016

Jobsgopublic has unveiled a new microsite as part of its partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council, aimed at recruiting for a range of roles across adult and children’s services. ... more or comment here

AllAboutSchoolLeavers to host inaugural school leaver conference

Oct 24, 2016

AllAboutSchoolLeavers is hosting its first school leaver conference this week, bringing together industry experts, schools and employers, and covering topics such as the new Apprenticeship Levy, corporate social responsibility, and diversity. ... more or comment here

Tender: Crossrail Ltd

Oct 27, 2016

Crossrail Ltd is looking for a supplier to provide a range of branding, design and communications services. ... more or comment here

Recruiters and young candidates ‘failing to connect’

Oct 19, 2016

Young candidates are not making the right career choices and employers are struggling to identify the right fit for their businesses, according to research carried out by online network Magnet.me. ... more or comment here

2016’s ‘most in-demand skills’ revealed

Oct 21, 2016

LinkedIn has revealed the most in-demand technical and soft skills for 2016, based on recruitment activity across the site during the year to date. ... more or comment here

Lack of candidates is the main challenge for recruiters

Oct 18, 2016

A lack of suitable candidates is the biggest challenge faced by recruiters, according to research published by recruitment software provider Eploy. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Rising inflation could lead to pay squeeze, says CIPD

Oct 19, 2016

The UK unemployment rate remained steady in the three months to August, at a near 11-year low of 4.9%, according to the latest labour market data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). ... more or comment here

Young people 'not focusing on the right factors' for career growth

Oct 18, 2016

There is a disconnect between what young professionals think they should be doing for career growth and what employers would recommend, according to research by CEMS. ... more or comment here

UCAS unveils new website

Oct 19, 2016

UCAS has launched its new website, which features a tile-based design aimed at making it easier for users to find the content they need. ... more or comment here

One in five mothers forced out of jobs due to lack of flexible working

Oct 18, 2016

Nearly one in five working mothers have been forced to leave their jobs because a flexible working request has been turned down, according to research carried out by Workingmums. ... more or comment here

Self-employed ‘earning less than 20 years ago’

Oct 18, 2016

There has been a 20-year stagnation in earnings for self-employed people in the UK, driven by a decline in full-time work and a falling share of self-employed business owners who have staff of their own, according to a report by the Resolution Foundation. ... more or comment here

Brexit backlash ‘yet to take toll’ on UK job market

Oct 17, 2016

The UK job market has yet to see significant negative impact following the Brexit vote, with strong job growth and salary increases recorded over the summer. ... more or comment here

Tender: Scottish Water

Oct 17, 2016

Scottish Water is seeking a supplier to provide creative content support for a number of employee events. ... more or comment here

Firms struggling with ‘unprecedented’ workforce change

Oct 13, 2016

The overwhelming majority of UK businesses have either undergone, or are due to undergo, significant workforce change, according to research from Lee Hecht Harrison | Penna. ... more or comment here

Brexit fears and sliding Pound prompt more job seekers to look overseas

Oct 12, 2016

The number of UK candidates searching for jobs overseas is reaching levels not seen since the immediate aftermath of the UK’s vote for leave the European Union, data from Indeed. ... more or comment here