Carphone Warehouse is to close 92 stores after the retailer became the latest to issue a profit warning, amid continuing woes on the high street. The chain's owner Dixons Carphone, however, said that staff would be redeployed to larger outlets.
Prisoners could play a significant role in helping bridge a post-Brexit skills gap, according to secretary of state for justice David Gauke.
Universal basic income has been described as everything between a utopian ideal and "dangerous nonsense", but with a trial due to take place soon with local authorities in Scotland, how likely is it that it could become a reality in the UK? Jo Faragher investigates.
A downturn in the restaurant sector has led to a decline in job vacancies of 11% over the past six months, states a report published today.
Almost half (47%) of UK manufacturers are worried about accessing skills once Britain leaves the EU, according to a report by trade body EEF and law firm Squire Patton Boggs.
There will be strong growth in the demand for labour in the second quarter of 2018, according to the CIPD, with near-term employment expectations rising to a five-year high.
With less than a year to go until Brexit, 96% of HR professionals and recruiters have said it is having an impact on their hiring strategies.
Almost a third of jobs in London could be automated in the next 20 years, but automation could be accelerated by wage pressure and labour shortages after Brexit.
Last month, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) released its interim report on EEA workers in the UK labour market. Karen Kaur, an immigration analyst with Migrate UK, considers the evidence.
Employers are concerned about the prospect of restrictions on their ability to recruit workers from the European Economic Area (EEA), according to the Migration and Advisory Committee (MAC), with many claiming migrant workers were often the best or the only available candidates.
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