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Half of UK employees seeking other work

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The wave of Great Resignation churn continues to grow as 50% of UK employees are looking to switch jobs, naming non-competitive salary and benefits (24%) as the main motivating factor. This is according to new research from HR and payroll specialist SD Worx, with other top reasons listed for changing job as poor work atmosphere […]

Employers urged to focus on flexible working to avert staff shortages

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39% of HR leaders believe labour shortages are here to stay for up to two to three years. In addition, 59% of workers say that the pandemic has made them more likely to quit their jobs. “We’re entering a period of existential reckoning when it comes to the balance between work and our lives. The […]

New poll reveals the UK’s favourite jobs…

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While many people may be busy considering their career options, and even looking to change employers this year, new research reveals that the majority of Brits do actually enjoy their jobs. According to data from HR software provider CIPHR, around two-thirds (65%) of the 1,031 employees polled said they either love or like their current […]

Support services among the best industry for women to work

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Interested in women’s progress in the workplace, Reboot Digital PR Agency sought to determine which UK industry women are thriving in the most. They did so by evaluating factors including female representation, women in higher positions, gender pay gap and female bonuses using the latest data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). The research found […]

Are you getting the recognition you deserve? A third of workers aren’t

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Staff shortages and retention are the biggest concerns for businesses across the UK in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, as demand for workers continues to hit new records. According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the UK is experiencing the worst staff shortages since 1997, with a 200% increase in advertised vacancies. And […]

One in three adults say they want to change job, but most think they lack the skills to switch

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Over a third of adults (34%) are looking to change job or career in the next two years, according to the latest results of the largest survey of adult participation in learning in the UK. Learning and Work Institute’s (L&W) survey finds that over two thirds (69%) of the people looking to switch say they […]

Three quarters of Brits are willing to rely on gut instinct when making big life decisions

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A study of 2,000 adults found they might have good reason for doing so as more often than not – six times out of 10 – this method has proved successful. Many of those polled have used their gut to decide things such as what gifts to buy for loved ones (25 per cent), where […]

36 per cent of people are unhappy in their jobs

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Real estate is the industry which scored the lowest– followed by management, consulting and automotive. At the other end of the scale, education was deemed the happiest sector – with workers scoring high on having a clear sense of purpose. This was followed closely workers in aerospace and defence, and government and public administration which […]

New report outlines how to tackle the ‘Great Resignation’

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With job vacancies in the UK at an all-time high, new research shows that over half of people (55%) will consider the quality of an office when it comes to taking on a new role. The findings are part of Peldon Rose’s new Powered by People report, which takes a deep dive into the way […]

Millions of workers have left their job over the last year due to lack of motivation, being overworked – and rude bosses

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A study of 2,000 adults found almost a fifth had left their job out of choice in the last 12 months alone, with a further 22 per cent having done so in the past five years. One in 10 of those have quit as recently as the last six months and an additional 16 per […]