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Workers turn to more flexible working options

Posted in News archive on 25th Jul 2014

New HR legislation now in force which means that everyone with at least 26 weeks' service will have the right to request more flexible working hours

JobDiva Introduces Candidate Video Streaming Capabilities

Posted in News archive on 25th Jul 2014

Latest Innovation Accommodates Rising Use of Video in Staffing Industry

ARC – The Association of Recruitment Consultancies, welcomes Flo Software Solutions

Posted in News archive on 25th Jul 2014

ARC are very excited to welcome Flo Software Solutions as an Approved Supplier to our member companies

PageGroup fosters enviroment for women to succeed

Posted in News archive on 25th Jul 2014

PageGroup, the specialist recruitment company, has reported overall improved retention rates, increased numbers of female employees holding management positions, and maternity return rates up 17% in its UK operations since the introduction of its...

Pay awards remain low

Posted in News archive on 25th Jul 2014

Pay settlements across the economy remain low, pitched at just 2% in the three months to the end of June 2014, according to pay specialists XpertHR. Pay awards have been at this level since the three months to the end of April; in the first quarter...

PCG responds to HMRC’s poor management of costly IT project

Posted in News archive on 25th Jul 2014

PCG, the representative body for independent professionals and the self-employed, has responded to today’s accusations that HMRC have poorly managed an IT project costing the taxpayer over £10 billion

Jobseekers using video CVs have received 20,000 profile views

Posted in News archive on 24th Jul 2014

Jobseekers wanting to stand out from the crowd are reaping the benefits of swapping their traditional paper curriculum vitae in favour of a video CV, with some candidates receiving more than 20,000 profile views, according to Video Recruit (...

Crunch Accounting grows and seeks new talent

Posted in News archive on 24th Jul 2014

Heads of operations and user experience among new recruits to UK’s fastest growing accountancy firm

Employer brands not fit for purpose, says new study

Posted in News archive on 24th Jul 2014

£800,000+ cost savings for companies that transform employer brands

Unpaid internships worsen career prospects

Posted in News archive on 24th Jul 2014

New data out today from YouGov on behalf of campaigning group Intern Aware shows that 48% of employers who pay their interns regard internships as a valuable recruitment strategy of future full-time employees compared to only 32% who do not pay...

Recruitment optimism for Midlands as SME confidence returns

Posted in News archive on 24th Jul 2014

Despite the recent surprise drop in manufacturing output, which saw a 1.3% fall in May, a survey by employment specialist The HR Dept. found that 56.7% of respondents to a survey of 1523 SME businesses across the UK expected to recruit in 2014

Lack of career planning hampering retention rates

Posted in Statistics and trends on 24th Jul 2014

A lack of structure around careers, succession planning and personal development is set to cause organisations the biggest talent headache this year, according to research from Penna Plc, the global HR Services Group

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