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  • 1,500 jobs expected to be lost in Virgin Money takeover

    Date:
    18 June 2018
    Type:
    News

    Around 1,500 jobs are expected to be lost in the £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money by Clydesdale Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG).

  • Could crowdsourcing be the answer to finding great talent?

    Date:
    30 May 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Many of us associate crowdsourcing with raising money or start-up investments, but it can have a valuable role in finding the right people for your organisation. Juliet Eccleston from AnyGood? argues that it can create a fairer and more effective hiring process.

  • Number of employers planning to recruit rises to five-year high

    Date:
    14 May 2018
    Type:
    News

    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.

  • An employee value proposition for the future of work - is HR ready?

    Date:
    17 April 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    As the 'war for talent' intensifies and organisations battle to stay ahead of digital transformation, HR strategies could hold the key to success in these turbulent times. David Perring, director of research at Fosway Group, highlights some of the main findings of its 2017-18 HR Realities research.

  • How to prepare for Brexit

    Type:
    How to

    Updated to include details of the agreement between the UK and the EU on the rights of EU citizens who arrive in the UK during the implementation period.

  • Five Brexit risks employers should plan for

    Date:
    27 March 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With Brexit headlines seeming to contradict each other every day, employers lack certainty around workforce planning. Dan Peyton from law firm McGuireWoods looks at five areas where organisations can begin to make plans.

  • Building executive search in-house? Six mistakes to avoid

    Date:
    15 March 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    More organisations are looking to source talent for senior roles in-house so they can build their employer brand and save money on headhunters. But it's not always as simple as it seems, as Tim Connolly from human capital consultancy ALC explains.

  • Why the right benefits can help in the new war for talent

    Date:
    13 February 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Employee experience has become a watchword for employers looking to recruit and retain the best staff and avoid high turnover. But they need to do more than offer juice bars and gym memberships, according to Jack Curzon of Thomson Online Benefits.

  • How health insurance can help employers compete in the race for talent

    Date:
    18 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Employees' expectations of how their employer will support their physical and mental health are growing. Sheldon Kenton from Bupa considers how employers can ensure they're offering the right mix of health benefits to their globally mobile workforce.

  • Gig economy: three ways to attract and retain freelancers

    Date:
    10 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Research shows that sought-after technical workers increasingly want to work on a freelance basis. So how can employers stand out from the crowd to attract this talent and keep skilled workers coming back? Hired's Donna Yelmokas offers three key pieces of advice.

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