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.

Encore delivering improvements to leading discount retailer.

Published: 25/07/2014
Encore has recently secured a new contact with the UK high street retailer Poundstretcher, forming a new partnership and delivering improvements to their business after the first week.

Far fetched excuses for pulling a sickie

Published: 25/07/2014
Sick days are costing UK business over £23bn a year, but a large proportion of the sick bill is preventable as one in three British workers admit to having pulled a sickie.

Manufacturing skills gap and retention needs to be addressed, say recruiters

Published: 25/07/2014
Hidden beneath the recently reported rise in UK employment figures is a severe shortage of applicants with the necessary skills to work in industry, says a UK recruitment expert.

New action plan to help older workers stay in the workplaces

Published: 25/07/2014
The government has published Fuller Working Lives - A Framework for Action, which outlines a number of initiatives to help the ageing workforce stay in or return to employment.

Employers want to recruit ‘ready for work’ young people

Published: 25/07/2014
Businesses want the education system to prepare young people better for the workplace, according to a survey by the CBI and Pearson Education and Skills.

Employer redundancy payments - can they become an implied contractual term?

Published: 25/07/2014
The number of contract and interim vacancies in the UK increased by +20% during the second quarter, compared with the same period last year, and by +11% compared with Q1, according to recruitment firm Venn Group.

‘Triple Peak’ for UK’s Economy: Professional Roles Reach Two Year High

Published: 25/07/2014
Jobs, business optimism and economic output may have all reached new record highs this month according to new survey data from APSCo.

Make flexible working work for your business.

Published: 25/07/2014
There are numerous studies to suggest that flexible workers are more productive and engaged.