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    Brexit puts pressure on talent recruitment

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    Brexit will increase competition for well-qualified staff and make it more difficult to recruit senior staff. Those are the top-line findings of the latest CIPD/Hays Resouring and Talent Planning survey of over 1,000 HR professionals. The report reveals that some 72 per cent of HR professionals believe that competition for talent will increase over the […]

    Business travel urged over ‘impulsive divestment’ concerns

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    Business travel spending shot up by 30% in 2015, but following the divisive and ever-shifting landscape of 2016, companies have been left in a difficult situation. The Collinson Group has released advice covering the key aspects of business travel and how to reduce risks abroad in a time of increasing civil unrest around the world. […]

    Appetite for international work opportunities soars across Europe

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    European employees have a strong appetite for international work, as almost three quarters (74%) would consider other countries for career opportunities, according to research by ADP®. The new study of nearly 10,000 working adults across Europe considers how employees feel about the future of work, international competitiveness and talent management. The survey was conducted in […]

    Early signs of fall in supply of EU nationals contributing to skills and labour shortages in key sectors of the UK economy

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    While the short-term outlook for employment remains strong, labour and skills shortages are starting to bite in UK sectors that employ a high number of EU nationals, according to the latest Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD and The Adecco Group. The report suggests that despite a near record number of vacancies (748,000 according to […]

    Growth in permanent hiring despite uncertain outlook

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    New survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) reveals that both permanent and temporary hiring has risen year-on-year (1% each). This is in line with the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which reveals that the unemployment rate remained at an 11-year low for the three months to November […]

    Brexit forces prices up for UK corporate travel buyers

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    UK business travel buyers are facing higher prices thanks to Brexit. Seven months to the day Britons voted in the European Referendum and less than a week since Prime Minister Theresa May set out her stall for a hard Brexit, a Business Travel Show poll has revealed that prices have already increased for 16% of […]

    One for the boss: What businesses need to know about Brexit

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    Phil Foster, Managing Director of business energy comparison site Love Energy Savings advises businesses on five things they need to know about the UK’s Brexit negotiation stance following Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech earlier this week 1 No single market membership Probably the most controversial aspect of May’s negotiation plan, although not unexpected, was the announcement […]

    Employee confidence in government low in the face of Brexit

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    With tensions rising in the lead-up to Brexit, recruiting site Glassdoor conducted a UK Employment Confidence Survey, which reveals that less than a third of employees (29%) are confident that the government can negotiate a favourable trade deal once Article 50 is triggered. The research was carried out to assess employee confidence in the government, […]

    Rising inflation could lead to pay squeeze, says CIPD

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    The latest labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics has shown another increase in the number of people in work, with an employment rate of 74.5% – the highest since records began in 1971. Despite a modest rise in average wages, the CIPD says Brexit and rising inflation could still have a negative […]

    Companies failing to communicate impact of Brexit to employees

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    Despite the majority of companies (82%) believing it is their duty to keep employees informed of the potential impact of Brexit on their organisations, few (11%) have started communicating openly, according to research by Mercer. The report, Planning for Brexit – Talent Implications, found opinions are divided on whether staff morale will suffer following Brexit, […]