The dangers of not renewing fixed term contracts

Published: 28/08/2014
Fixed term contracts (FTCs) have been in the news lately, with business secretary Vince Cable suggesting that anyone on a zero hours contract should be given a statutory right to request an FTC from their employer.

Manufacturing wages on the rise, says EEF survey

Published: 28/08/2014
Wages in the manufacturing sector are rising faster than most other parts of the economy, a survey has suggested.

Driving forward with CPC training

Published: 28/08/2014
The driving industry is currently suffering a shortage and driver recruitment agencies are having to adapt, innovate and introduce new services to attract new talent.

Job Hunter Horror Stories

Published: 28/08/2014
Job hunting can be a scary endeavour. The following true stories will raise the hair on the neck of even the bravest job seekers.

Employers favour flexibility in benefits packages

Published: 28/08/2014
Giving employees a choice over their benefits package can have a positive impact on their engagement. There are a number of ways in which employers can do this.

Employers Hiring Young People say Attitude Key to Success

Published: 28/08/2014
Job prospects for young people are picking up with two thirds (64%) of employers having hired a young person in the last year, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey

Work fatigue sets in just eight weeks after a holiday, finds survey

Published: 28/08/2014
A survey of 2,000 workers has found that the average British employee “needs” to take time off every 56 days or they risk a dip in productivity.

Number of online job searches rise dramatically as candidates become more selective

Published: 28/08/2014
The UK job market witnessed growth in some areas during the months of April, May and June 2014, when compared to the previous quarter.

Four in 10 people considering temporary work.

Published: 25/07/2014
More than one in three people (36 percent) in Great Britain has worked as a contractor, freelancer or agency worker at some point in their career and 41 percent are considering working that way in the future.

SME’s facing an average £2.5, bill for holiday back pay

Published: 25/07/2014
British companies are facing the prospect of a multi-billion pound bill which could send many out of business if legislation is not brought forward to limit the potential liability from backdated claims, a leading business organisation has warned today.