Updated to include official statistics from the ONS on average weekly hours worked in the UK for the three months to the end of July 2016. The next ONS release date is 19 October 2016.
Updated to include the latest official statistics from the ONS on headline unemployment and the claimant count, and labour market forecasts from HM Treasury and Manpower Group. The next ONS release date is 19 October 2016.
We discuss some recent gig economy employment tribunal claims and the risks faced by organisations that hire freelancers through web applications.
We provide an overview of the "gig economy", consider issues about which HR should be aware if their organisation is hiring freelancers through technology platforms, and discuss some employment tribunal cases brought by contingent workers.
Updated to include data for August 2016 on the availability and recruitment of permanent and temporary staff from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. The REC is due to publish new figures on 7 October 2016.
XpertHR's annual survey of labour turnover gathers data on both total labour turnover and voluntary resignation rates, as well as data on costs.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
New apprenticeship levy for large employers with a pay bill of more than £3 million per year will be payable with effect from 6 April 2017.
Our 14th annual survey of HR roles reports on the key metrics for the profession, including the ratio of HR professionals to employees and cost per head.
The latest XpertHR research reveals employers' staff turnover levels for 2014, and provides benchmarking data on occupational voluntary resignation and total turnover rates by sector and industry.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the labour market.