The NHS recently called into question the cap on non-EU migrants coming into the UK, claiming it was blocking access to the medical skills it needs. Immigration law expert Jonathan Beech discusses the pitfalls and disadvantages of this 'one size fits all' limit.
Economic uncertainty continues to affect hiring decisions, with almost one-fifth (18%) of employers unsure whether they need to increase their permanent headcount in the next four to 12 months.
The Prison Officers' Association has criticised Ministry of Justice claims that the Government is ahead of schedule in achieving a net headcount increase of 2,500 officers by the end of 2018.
Six in 10 employers (59%) believe a woman should have to reveal she is pregnant during the recruitment process, according to research published today.
The majority of employers would prefer some form of immigration system based on national or regional skills shortages, in the event that migration restrictions are put in place post-Brexit.
The sex scandal engulfing Oxfam's operations overseas has now extended to its charity shops in the UK, after its former head of safeguarding described the situation where adult volunteers working with child volunteers do not require criminal record checks as an "extraordinary loophole".
What can better candidate experiences achieve that will convince boards to invest in them? Nicola Sullivan argues that improving candidate experience adds substantial business value.
Lengthy hiring practices and slow feedback from potential employers are among the biggest frustrations for jobseekers.
A National Audit Office investigation into the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) has found its modernisation programme is running three and a half years late and that many of the business benefits expected of the background checking service have not been realised.
Employers can now assess and hire those job candidates who are most likely to be engaged - a vital area for employers trying hard to maintain employee motivation and productivity, writes David Barrett.
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