EEF: Growth forecast softens as manufacturers lose momentum

Published: 24/06/2015
The latest quarterly Manufacturing Outlook survey, published by EEF, and global law firm DLA Piper reveals a picture of weaker than expected growth for the sector in the second quarter of the year.

Skills shortages leaves employers struggling to compete for talent

Published: 24/06/2015
Escalating skills shortages and increased competition for talent are resulting in three in four (78%) employers reporting recruitment difficulties in the last year, according to the latest CIPD/Hays Resourcing and Talent Planning Survey.

The most bizarre job interview questions

Published: 24/06/2015
Most of us receive a left-field question once in a while, but what if this happens during a job interview?

The not-so-good, bad and ugly of management

Published: 24/06/2015
A good manager should make people feel appreciated, valued and respected. Good managers build positive relationships with their teams and a culture of trust and engagement which motivates people to do well.

8 toxic employees who ruin great companies

Published: 24/06/2015
Oddly enough, it isn’t the truly terrible employees who cause the real problems. Whether clearly incompetent or unbelievably lazy, they’re easy to spot says inc.

UK workers left vulnerable and in the dark about new pension reforms

Published: 24/06/2015
Nearly two thirds of British workers (62 percent) are either totally oblivious of the Government’s recent pension freedom laws or have scant understanding of how they are affected, according to a major new survey of 5,000 UK employees by Towers Watson.

Employers must do more to impress today’s job applicants, says REC

Published: 24/06/2015
Hirers are making basic mistakes in the way they engage with job applicants and risk losing out on talent, according to new research published today by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

Encore Pass the Driver Agency Accreditation Scheme

Published: 24/06/2015
Following a lengthy audit process conducted by the FTA, Encore Personnel have successfully passed the Driver Agency Accreditation Scheme.

Zero hours contracts: exclusivity clauses now unenforceable

Published: 27/05/2015
Legislation preventing employers from using exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts becomes law from 26th May.

New Immigration Bill means more burden on employers

Published: 27/05/2015
The announcement of the new Immigration Bill set to start this week. In the Prime Minister’s speech, David Cameron stated that this bill would focus on three big things.