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75% of firms struggling to find the right talent

Over half of UK firms attempted to recruit in the last quarter of 2019, but almost three-quarters have struggled to find the right talent, the largest survey of UK employers has found. The latest Quarterly Recruitment Outlook from the British Cha...


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Gig workers: the right to ambition

Gig workers should have the right to develop their skills and fulfil their ambitions, but many feel they are stuck in a rut, a new report from think tank Doteveryone has found. For those with existing skills and financial means, the report finds,...


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Coronavirus: IOSH guidance on protecting travelling employees

In response to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has issued guidance on some key actions that organisations can take to manage traveller health, safety and wellbeing. Here are the main ...


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Lower income threshold to secure skills, Government advised

The income threshold below which a person cannot move to the UK for work should be reduced from the government’s recommended £30,000 to £25,600, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) is proposing. The proposal forms part of the...


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IWFM launches "Impact Awards 2020"

Entries are now open for the new-look IWFM Impact Awards 2020. The Industry awards are back for their 20th year, with five new categories, including a focus on wellbeing, positive climate action, collaboration and social value. The awards are...


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Sustainability strategies more successful when managers believe in them

New research from Cass Business School has found that business sustainability strategies can succeed alongside mainstream competitive strategies when managers believe in them. In Towards a Process Theory of Making Sustainability Strategies Legiti...