Peter Gold, Principal Consultant, at Cornerstone OnDemand believes that the report is a wake-up call for employers and shows the needs to re-train and re-skill staff, focussing on the potential of their current workforce:
There’s more content being written than ever before. In coffee shops, offices, and even kitchens, professionals and amateurs alike are busy hammering out copy — for websites, for printed publications, or for their own works
Totaljobs is calling on businesses to not only offer flexible hours during heatwaves, but to adopt the same policy year-round with 84% of Brits wanting more flexibility with the working hours offered at their current job.
Embracing a diverse and inclusive workforce is something at the top of many executive agendas in the business world. Why? Because it can promote collaboration, innovation and make the business more resilient in an ever-changing consumer landscape.
Today’s labour market figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the UK unemployment rate remained at 3.8% for March to May 2019, the lowest since October to December 1974. The employment rate also remained close to a record high at 76.0%.
Responding to the publication today of draft legislation extending the IR35 public sector rules to the private sector, Adrian Marlowe, chair of the Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC), commented