Updated to include official statistics from the ONS on average weekly hours worked in the UK for the three months to the end of April 2020. The next ONS release date is 16 July 2020.
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 16 July 2020.
The UK could be heading into an "employment crisis", commentators have warned, as the number of employees on payrolls dropped by 612,000 in two months.
Updated to include data for May 2020 on the availability and recruitment of permanent and temporary staff from IHS Markit/KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation. The next figures are due to be published on 8 July 2020.
The UK employment rate reached a record high before social distancing and coronavirus lockdown measures forced the closure of the majority of workplaces.
Supermarkets including Tesco, Morrisons, Aldi and Asda have embarked on a hiring spree in order to meet high demand.
Given the covid-19 coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget announcement yesterday was rightly focused on the how the Government would support employers and workers as the UK attempts to contain the spread of the virus.
Two in five employers are not aware that it is legal to employ somebody who is homeless, a survey has found, which suggests many organisations could be needlessly shutting talented people out of work.
Our 18th annual survey of the HR function reports on key metrics for the profession, including the ratio of HR practitioners to employees and budgets for HR activities and running costs.
Wellbeing remains a priority for respondents to XpertHR's annual research of HR priorities, but employee engagement and retention is now a key business concern.
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