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    Three in five employers report impending skills crisis

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    As Brexit threatens the pipeline of skilled workers, employers are facing numerous recruitment challenges, but will your company be okay? In its latest Business Barometer, which monitors the skills landscape of the UK, The Open University found that three in five (61%) employers believe the skills shortage has worsened in the last year, and over half […]

    A quarter of employment growth since 2012 comes from zero hour contracts

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    UK workers on zero-hour contracts have more than tripled since 2012, climbing from 252,000 to 901,000 workers. The number of UK workers on zero-hour contracts has more than tripled since 2012, propping up overall employment levels by accounting for almost a quarter of overall employment growth, according to new data by job search engine Adzuna.co.uk. […]

    TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK

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    As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the events world and keep up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Not going to uni? How to fast track from the classroom into a well-paid job in London For many people leaving school at 18 means either going to university […]

    Could a curse make you work worse?

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    Do you believe in things that go bump in the night? Well apparently, most of us do, and it could be affecting us at work as one in five Brits believe that a work colleague may have put a curse on them. A nationwide study into our beliefs and fears around the supernatural has revealed […]

    Secrets to a happy office: How British employees really feel

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    British employees live in a world where workplace well-being and happiness often are thought about by their employers, but what do these words mean and why should employers start listening?   Research from CABA, the charity that supports the well-being of chartered accountants, revealed exactly what Brits really want from their workplace. Keyword analysis, revealed […]

    Which is more important job security or job satisfaction?

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    Job security is not enough for today’s workers, as many are willing to move jobs or even change careers to get more job satisfaction. The survey of 1,001 UK adults carried out by Cygnet Jobs, one of the UK’s leading healthcare recruitment companies, has revealed that more than one in two (57%) have moved companies […]

    Why you should attend Venues + Events Live

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    SquareMeal knows the busy lives of PAs and EAs; spending your time as efficiently as possible is a priority when you have a tremendous workload. At Venues + Events Live, their mission is to tackle that by making your life as an assistant just a little bit simpler. Your experience at Venues + Events Live […]

    Spa Medical joins third PA Life Masterclass

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    Spa Medical is set to take part in the third PA Life Masterclass this year, which will have a key focus on rewards and incentives. Taking place at JJ Media Group’s Perseverance Works in Shoreditch on October 17, the firm will lead a discussion on employee wellness. Damien Cominos, MD and HCPC paramedic at Spa […]

    Why No.11 Cavendish Square is the venue for any event

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    Situated in the heart of London’s West End, No.11 Cavendish Square is a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse with stunning original features complemented by an exquisite contemporary design. Amid the vibrancy, colour and excitement of the city’s West End, the venue is an imposing site on Cavendish Square. The venue houses 20 flexible event spaces […]

    Opinion: Working to live

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    A new study has revealed that 42 per cent of Brits would be prepared to take a pay cut if it meant they would be more fulfilled. Jade Burke, editor of PA Life, asks why it’s not all about the money anymore? “The right career choice can be more than financially rewarding; it can also […]