Flexible working options should be a standard offering in new roles if employers and recruiters are to meet the challenges of the labour market.
More than four in 10 (42%) UK businesses have cancelled digital projects in the past two years, losing on average £483,690 each time, a study by Fujitsu has found.
Updated to include official statistics from the ONS on average weekly hours worked in the UK for the three months to the end of August 2017. The next ONS release date is 15 November 2017.
Updated to include the latest official statistics from the ONS on employment and unemployment, and labour market forecasts from HM Treasury and ManpowerGroup. The next ONS release date is 15 November 2017.
Updated to include data for September 2017 on the availability and recruitment of permanent and temporary staff from IHS Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation. The next figures are due to be published on 8 November 2017.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a 25% increase in nurse training places as well as a package of measures to help retain staff.
Apprenticeships are changing, with a levy for large employers now in place. We round up our resources on the apprenticeship levy, including a "How to" guide on employing an apprentice under the new rules, a revised model apprenticeship agreement and new example letters to use at the conclusion of an apprenticeship.
The Migration Advisory Committee invites views on the economic and social impact of the UK's exit from the EU and how the UK's immigration system should be aligned with a modern industrial strategy.
Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the number of staff appointments made by recruitment consultancies grew at its fastest rate for more than two years.
Demand for interim managers has risen impressively since the UK's decision to leave the EU. Jo Sweetland, managing partner at recruitment specialists Green Park, considers why this might be the case.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the labour market.