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Opinion: Raising the status of the European PA

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With Brexit upon us, is it time for administrative and support staff to look further afield than the UK for their next role? David Morel, chief executive officer of Tiger Recruitment, tells HR Magazine why there needs to be a change in mindset towards support staff, along with an emphasis on educating people about the career opportunities available within the industry. […]

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 […]

Brexit: UK losing international talent, says LinkedIn

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Could Britain be losing top PA and EA talent from overseas? New research indicates the country has become a less attractive place to work for internationals looking to carve out a career since the Brexit vote, losing more professionals to the 27 member nations of the European Union (EU) than it gained from them. According to […]

Talent quits UK post-Brexit referendum

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Britain is now losing more professionals to the 27 member nations of the EU than it has gained from them, according to a new report. LinkedIn’s latest UK Workforce Report has revealed that migration has been decreasing since the UK voted to leave the EU, with the number of professionals arriving in the UK dropping […]

Businesses unprepared for threats to disability rights post-Brexit

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UK employers believe there will be no impact on disability employment following the UK’s exit from the EU next year, despite warnings that those with disabilities will be affected. According to a survey of 1,611 people, run by Business Disability Forum with YouGov in January 2018, many businesses feel nothing will change while three-quarters of business […]

What benefits will Brexit bring to small businesses?

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How could businesses be affected post-Brexit? As Britain prepares to leave the European Union, Parliament needs to take the opportunity to further support small businesses, according to new statements. Responding to Treasury Select Committee Chair Nicky Morgan and Labour MEP Mary Honeyball’s concerns about potential changes to the way VAT is collected in the UK […]

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 […]