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      Business travel up despite Brexit concerns

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      UK regional capitals are performing strongly in terms of business travel, with overall room nights booked growing by 8% across the top 250 UK cities. The findings, commissioned by independent travel agent Advantage Travel Partnership and travel management company (TMC) are part of the 2018 Hotels Market Report.  London continues to be business travellers’ favourite […]

      Salaries are now at a four year high in the UK

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      Wales was the only region in the UK that saw advertised salaries decrease. Salaries are at an all-time high across the UK for the first time in four years, with employees in South West England reaping the rewards most. According to new data by job search engine Adzuna, the only UK region that did not […]

      Is microchipping staff the future?

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      With data being one of the greatest commodities for a business to trade on, it’s important for organisations to understand the movements and productivity of their workers. However, is a microchip a step too far? It sounded like an Orwellian nightmare. The Telegraph was the first to announce recently that Swedish firm Biohax was in […]

      Should recruiters favour education over potential?

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      Looking for the right candidate can be difficult, with people from all different background, levels of education and experience fighting it out to be your next employee. Vincenzo Ferrara looks into the argument about at who you should hire and who you should avoid. British businesses are at risk of losing out on the greatest candidates, […]

      Secret Santa: The festive office debate

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      ‘Tis the season of joy and giving, with many offices across the country taking part in some form of Secret Santa. But are we a nation of happy little elves or a bunch of grumpy Scrooge’s? An online survey conducted by Love Energy Savings revealed that 68 per cent of British workers are happy to participate […]

      74% of professionals demand a second Brexit vote

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      New research has discovered that 74 per cent of professionals now seek a second Brexit referendum, following Prime Minister Theresa May’s vote of no confidence.  On Wednesday, December 12, Prime Minister Theresa May faced a vote of no confidence within her own Conservative party. This had the potential to make May resign and for the party […]

      Which city will your next job be in?

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      Some people love the stability of staying in a job long-term whilst others enjoy the opportunity to travel and move around trying to market themselves to get the best job possible. For a lot of people, the same is true of trying to find a job. When we search for a job, we often just […]

      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. […]

      Employees are compromising ethical standards due to being under-resourced, says study

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      The pressure of hitting a deadline on time can cause problems with employee health and with the quality of work produced, but with one in eight (12%) UK employees compromising their organisation’s ethical standards, is it time to invest in the workforce? This was up from 8% in 2015, the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) […]

      Are you a CV cliché? Analysis of over a million CVs reveals the top buzzwords seen by UK employers

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      Analysis of over 1.1 million UK CVs has revealed the most common CV buzzwords seen by prospective employers. Job search engine Adzuna has scoured through the CVs on its platform to bring to light the UK’s most common job-hunting clichés, revealing the number of CVs in which they appear, and the amount of times the […]