Employment law changes 2015: Five things employers need to know

Published: 30/01/2015
Every year brings with it numerous legislative changes and, as our annual round up of employment law changes shows, 2015 will certainly be no different.

2015 set to be a bumper year for recruitment

Published: 30/01/2015
47% of HR directors plan to expand hiring, with their companies set to add new positions, in the first six months of 2015 according to the latest Professional Hiring Index from Robert Half UK

HR Horror stories

Published: 30/01/2015
We’ve all been there – the sweaty interviewee, the inappropriately dressed candidate, the thoroughly unprepared graduate – but have you ever experienced anything quite as bad as this…

2014 finishes with best US job growth since 1999 as unemployment rate drops to 5.6%

Published: 30/01/2015
On Friday, the Bureau of Labour Statistics released December’s job numbers and revealed that the strong growth we had seen throughout 2014 continues unabated.

Fit for work scheme may not fix all sickness absence problems

Published: 30/01/2015
Until last April, employers could recover statutory sick pay if the total paid in the tax month was greater than 13 per cent of the employer’s gross national insurance contributions for that month. T

25% would choose flexible working over pay increases

Published: 30/01/2015
Last year research showed that thousands of Brits are set for a jump in salary in 2015. But could companies save money while improving engagement by offering flexible working instead?

6 steps to manufacturing efficiency in 2015

Published: 30/01/2015
In 2015, customers will be demanding lower prices without sacrificing product quality. Manufacturers need to make sure efficiency is at the top of their list of New Year Resolutions.

Encore Personnel acquire Response Recruitment Solutions Limited

Published: 12/01/2015
Encore Personnel, specialist suppliers of Blue Collar workers to industry, have today announced that they have acquired substantially the whole of the goodwill and business of Response Recruitment Solutions Limited.

2014 - A year of recruitment change

Published: 17/12/2014
Christmas is almost here, and thoughts are turning to the end of the year. But what will 2014 be remembered for in terms of recruitment and employment? Here are some of the big stories affecting the sector this year to date…

Employment law: eight cases to look out for in 2015

Published: 17/12/2014
We round up eight significant employment law decisions expected in 2015, including legal cases pending on collective redundancy consultation and the calculation of holiday pay.