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  • Theresa May to tackle excessive bonuses that harm pension schemes

    Date:
    22 January 2018
    Type:
    News

    Prime minister Theresa May has vowed to fine company bosses who award themselves excessive bonuses while failing to protect workers' pension schemes.

  • Corbyn vows to end public sector outsourcing

    Date:
    19 January 2018
    Type:
    News

    Jeremy Corbyn yesterday vowed to end public sector outsourcing in the wake of the collapse of support services giant Carillion.

  • Recruitment

    Type:
    Indicators

    Updated to include data for December 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 February 2018.

  • Skills gaps will hamper growth in 2018 say most employers

    Date:
    19 December 2017
    Type:
    News

    Four-fifths of companies worry that they will not be able to fill skills gaps in the coming year, according to the annual CBI/Pertemps Network Group employment trends survey.

  • Working hours

    Type:
    Indicators

    Updated to include official statistics from the ONS on average weekly hours worked in the UK for the three months to the end of October 2017. The next ONS release date is 24 January 2018.

  • Employment

    Type:
    Indicators

    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 24 January 2018.

  • Labour disputes

    Type:
    Indicators

    Updated to include official statistics from the ONS for October 2017 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 24 January 2018.

  • New careers advice strategy unveiled by Government

    Date:
    4 December 2017
    Type:
    News

    The Government has promised that every school and college in the country will have a dedicated careers leader in place by the start of the new school year.

  • Government commits to skills and training in Industrial Strategy paper

    Date:
    27 November 2017
    Type:
    News

    The Government has released its flagship Industrial Strategy, aimed at boosting productivity and economic performance in the UK.

  • Budget 2017: National living wage rise confirmed at £7.83

    Date:
    22 November 2017
    Type:
    News

    There were few surprises for employers in today's budget, the first delivered since the snap general election in June.

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