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  • Calls for pension reform for self-employed
    22 Apr 18
    The RSA has published a report on retirement saving for the self-employed, titled ‘Venturing to Retire’.  The lead proposal is for reform of pension taxation in favour of a flat rate top up from the Government set at 30 percent. Contributor…
  • Things just got tougher for Rogue recruiters
    22 Apr 18
    Recruitment agency owners now face greater financial scrutiny and risk as the latest phase of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA) comes in to force. That’s according to the leading supplier of international contractor management solutions…
  • Digital sets marketing agency jobs market soaring
    21 Apr 18
    Marketing roles within agencies increased 35 percent year-on-year to March 2018, according to the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), as organisations increasingly look towards outsourcing. The number of marketing vacancies…
  • Are fears of crash in used diesel car values diminishing?
    21 Apr 18
    Fears of a crash in used diesel car values prompted by emissions scandals, confused Government policy and other factors “should now have passed,” says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. Contributor Glenn Sturley, Chair – VRA. Widespread …
  • Apprenticeship starts fall by a quarter in six months
    20 Apr 18
    The number of people beginning an apprenticeship fell by almost a quarter (24%) in the first six months of the… The post Apprenticeship starts fall by a quarter in six months appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • MPs urge ministers to speed up gig economy measures
    20 Apr 18
    MPs have accused the Government of being too slow to act on recommendations that would protect the rights of gig… The post MPs urge ministers to speed up gig economy measures appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Almost half of IT employees feel stressed out
    20 Apr 18
    Almost half (45%) of people working in IT feel stressed, as organisations try to tackle the increasing threat of cybercrime, … The post Almost half of IT employees feel stressed out appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Barclays CEO faces fines after whistleblowing probe
    20 Apr 18
    City regulators are set to fine Barclays chief executive Jes Staley over his investigation of a whistleblower who breached their… The post Barclays CEO faces fines after whistleblowing probe appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Businesses failing to connect useful workers together
    20 Apr 18
    Powerful bosses can be “blind” to gaps in workplace connections between employees, finds useful new research by academics in the UK, the US and Germany. Contributors Blaine Landis and Martin Kilduff of UCL School of Management, Jochen Menges…
  • Green jobs booming – recycling up, solar down
    20 Apr 18
    Job opportunities treble for Recycling Workers as Britons become more eco-conscious. Demand also rises for Environmental Scientists, Environmental Technicians and Wind Turbine Technicians. But is the sun setting on solar? Solar Technician …
  • 18 of the highest-paid jobs you can get working for the Royal Family
    19 Apr 18
    Are you obsessed with the Royal Family? Have you always wanted to have Her Majesty the Queen as your boss? Then today’s your lucky day, because there are currently a number of jobs with decent salaries up for grabsat the Royal Household….
  • What does going into administration really mean for employees?
    19 Apr 18
    With stories about company collapse in the headlines all too often, Kelly Tucker from HR Star looks at the practical… The post What does going into administration really mean for employees? appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Surprise fall in inflation makes May rate hike (slightly) less likely
    19 Apr 18
    UK inflation fell unexpectedly to 2.5 percent in the year to March, its lowest level in a year, and down from 2.7 percent in February. The slowdown was largely caused by clothing, tobacco and alcohol prices, which increased more slowly in …
  • Starbucks closes 8000 US branches for racial bias training
    19 Apr 18
    Business in the Community’s Race at Work report found that less than half of UK employers conduct equality, diversity and inclusion training. Our recent ‘Is Britain Biased?’ research , found that 18-24 year olds have the highest racial bias…
  • Majority of employers don’t offer financial support to staff
    18 Apr 18
    More than two-thirds (67%) of organisations do not offer any form of financial support to their staff, according to a… The post Majority of employers don’t offer financial support to staff appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • All set for the Personnel Today Awards 2018?
    18 Apr 18
    The Personnel Today Awards 2018 are unveiled today, celebrating the very best in HR. Is your HR team at the… The post All set for the Personnel Today Awards 2018? appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Draft EU law seeks to bolster protections for whistleblowers
    18 Apr 18
    Employees who blow the whistle on corporate malpractice would be given protected status, including legal aid and possible financial support,… The post Draft EU law seeks to bolster protections for whistleblowers appeared first on Personnel…
  • Wellbeing ‘auto-enrolment’ scheme could relieve burden on NHS
    18 Apr 18
    An auto-enrolment-style scheme for wellbeing programmes – funded in part by employers and in part by employees’ National Insurance contributions… The post Wellbeing ‘auto-enrolment’ scheme could relieve burden on NHS appeared…
  • Why workplace benefits are falling so short
    18 Apr 18
    Only 40 percent of UK workers appreciate the benefits they receive from their employer, new research has revealed. Contributor Mark Ramsook, Director of Sales and Marketing – Willis Towers Watson Health and Benefits. Despite just two…
  • Jobseekers more likely to apply to big brands
    18 Apr 18
    Organisations with low brand awareness are likely to get overlooked by jobseekers, according to Glassdoor, with candidates 40% more likely… The post Jobseekers more likely to apply to big brands appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Professionals having to follow ridiculous rules at work
    18 Apr 18
    Workers reveal the bizarre rules UK bosses have enforced on their staff, 16th April 2018. Some say rules are made to be broken and according to research. Contributor Lee Biggins, Founder and Managing Director – CV-Library . Almost two…
  • You could sleep better if you're nice to your work colleagues — or worse if you aren't
    17 Apr 18
    Being pleasant to people at work has a number of benefits. Another to add to the list is it can make you sleep better. New research has shown that people stress about their work behaviour when they are at home in bed. If they do this often…
  • Major investor takes stand on gender diversity on FTSE 350 boards
    17 Apr 18
    Legal & General Investment Management – one of the UK’s biggest investors in the stock market – has promised to… The post Major investor takes stand on gender diversity on FTSE 350 boards appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Assaults on NHS staff increase 10% in a year
    17 Apr 18
    Physical assaults on NHS staff in England rose by 9.7% compared to 2015/16, according to new figures published today. Violence… The post Assaults on NHS staff increase 10% in a year appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Neil Carberry to head up REC
    17 Apr 18
    The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has appointed Neil Carberry as its new chief executive, following the recent departure of… The post Neil Carberry to head up REC appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • An employee value proposition for the future of work – is HR ready?
    16 Apr 18
    As the ‘war for talent’ intensifies and organisations battle to stay ahead of digital transformation, HR strategies could hold the… The post An employee value proposition for the future of work – is HR ready? appeared first on Personnel…
  • UK employers leading the way in offering mental health support
    16 Apr 18
    UK employers are more likely to offer mental health support to their staff than their counterparts around the globe, according… The post UK employers leading the way in offering mental health support appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff only had one failed startup: at age 13, but it put him on the path to being a billionaire (CRM)
    14 Apr 18
    Salesforce founder Marc Benioff’s LinkedIn profile has just three entries: Apple intern, senior vice president at Oracle, CEO of Salesforce. But his tech career actually started when he was just a kid, he recently said on stage during his …
  • Here's what's causing you to be exhausted by the middle of your workday — and how to avoid it
    14 Apr 18
    Afternoon drowsiness is a natural part of the human sleep cycle, which is driven by the circadian rhythm and sleep-wake homeostasis. The circadian rhythm is the body’s 24-hour cycle that can be influenced by external factors, while sleep-wake…
  • Now is an 'opportune' time to land a job at Facebook, one of the company's top recruiters says (FB)
    12 Apr 18
    After two days of grueling testimony to Congress by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg one thing is clear: there’s a dark cloud hanging over Facebook right now. The company is still hiring like mad and aFacebook recruiting exec says applying for…



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