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.

Investing in the future

Published: 17/12/2014
All parts of society have a role to play, supporting our teachers and schools to inspire a generation to be better than the one before.

10 Funny Quotes About New Year's Resolutions

Published: 17/12/2014
From Oscar Wilde to Homer Simpson, Mark Twain to Charlie Brown, we round up some of the funniest words of wisdom about New Year's resolutions...

November boom for manufacturing jobs.

Published: 17/12/2014
November saw the highest number of manufacturing jobs advertised this year according to figures released by recruitment software provider, Recruitive

Unfilled Vacancies Costing the UK Economy £18bn a Year

Published: 17/12/2014
Indeed, the world’s leading job site and global hiring resource has released research revealing the scale and economic impact of unfilled vacancies on the UK economy – representing a staggering annual cost of over £18bn.

Staff reward and incentive trends for 2015

Published: 17/12/2014
With the recent news about the UK unemployment rate falling below 2 million for the first time since the financial crisis, things are looking up. But renewed confidence in the job market means many are considering a new job.

Social media snaps from office parties could force employers to put staff on the naughty list

Published: 17/12/2014
According to law firm HBJ Gateley, pictures of festive fun at Christmas parties posted onto social media could leave employers with a serious hangover.

What should businesses do about the overtime holiday pay ruling?

Published: 27/11/2014
Small businesses could be liable for billions in backdated claims, but appeals are likely to drag on. The Employment Appeals Tribunal has made its decision and it’s a big one - compulsory overtime should be factored in when holiday pay is calculated.

Recruitment Industry trends

Published: 27/11/2014
The recruitment industry plays an important part in the UK’s labour market recovery. Recruiters helped more than 630,000 people find a permanent job during 2013/14.