The five main things that HR directors worry about

HR

The five main things that HR directors worry about   Over the years the role of a HR director has evolved and changed which has meant that the role of a HR leader has never been so fascinating and complex. New trends, issues and stories such as #MeToo and Brexit are all having an impact… Continue reading

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Post-Leave Britain and the Skills’ Gap

Skill Gap

Post-Leave Britain and the Skills’ Gap   A recent report by those bean-counters at Deloitte found that the UK remains an attractive place to work for highly-skilled overseas workers, but, following Brexit, it argues that a measured immigration approach will be required.   The survey found that, of the 2242 EU and non-EU workers, around… Continue reading

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Government sets out proposed ‘settled status’ for EU citizens

Preparation

Government sets out proposed ‘settled status’ for EU citizens   The Conservative government have formally outlined their proposal to allow EU citizens to remain in the UK after Brexit.   Under the proposals, EU citizens with five years’ continuous residence in the UK can apply for ‘settled status’. They will then be treated as UK… Continue reading

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Report finds that UK manufacturers need EU nationals in their workforce

Brexit

Report finds that UK manufacturers need EU nationals in their workforce A report by manufacturers’ organisation EEF have found that 64% of UK manufacturers recruit from Europe because there is not enough suitably qualified UK applicants for roles. Over three-quarters of businesses in this sector employ at least one EU worker.   European nationals make… Continue reading

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UK hung parliament leads to slump in business confidence says IoD

employment of older workers

UK hung parliament leads to slump in business confidence says IoD According to Institute of Directors (Iod) research the result of the UK general election last week is a significant concern for businesses with many UK companies pessimistic about the country’s future.   Businesses responding to an IoD poll immediately after the election said the… Continue reading

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