What will the next Parliamentary Session bring for recruiters?

Published: 19/06/2014
Small businesses, pensions and plastic carrier bags were all on the agenda but what exactly does this mean for recruiters and UK businesses?

A quarter of workers likely to ask for flexible working after June 30.

Published: 19/06/2014
When the Government’s changes to flexible working legislation come into force on 30 June 2014, UK employers could face a surge in flexi-working requests from employees.

Pedal power for this year’s Encore fundraising challenge

Published: 19/06/2014
Every year Encore like to go the extra mile with their fundraising activity.

Funny CV mistakes: bloopers and mix-ups

Published: 19/06/2014
We’ve all been there. Hit ‘send’ on an email only to have that gut-wrenching moment of ‘nooooooooo, what have I done!?’

Government ‘Names and Shames’ Minimum Wage Underpayers

Published: 19/06/2014
A list of 25 employers who failed to pay workers the minimum wage has been released by the government

Temporary worker numbers up

Published: 19/06/2014
The number of temporary workers across the UK between January and March 2014 was 1.6 million, an increase of +2.9%

Older people take centre stage in government's employment action plan

Published: 19/06/2014
British business must realise the potential of older workers and help people to stay in the workplace

British Workers only use three quarters of their holiday entitlement.

Published: 19/06/2014
A survey of more than 2,000 staff by workplace review website, Glassdoor, found that British workers fail to take their full holiday entitlement

Ed Miliband proposes new minimum wage plans

Published: 19/06/2014
Ed Miliband has unveiled planned changes to the minimum wage.

Zero hours workers should have right to request fixed contract, Cable says

Published: 19/06/2014
A right to request a fixed employment contract – much like the right to request flexible working – should be available for workers on zero hours arrangements