UK’s skills crisis laid bare as new CIPD report shows nation is bottom of international class on key measures

UK’s skills crisis laid bare as new CIPD report shows nation is bottom of international class on key measures     A report by CIPD has highlighted the issue of two decades of under-investment and failed policy on skills in the UK has contributed to the country lagging well behind its competitors in Europe and most… Continue reading

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UK productivity: Rebalancing the regions

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UK productivity: Rebalancing the regions Many London firms weren’t open to the UK leaving the EU as they benefitted from it more than many business outside the capital. The UK had voted to leave the EU by a margin of 2%, outside London had voted to leave and Londoners (by a majority of 60% to 40%)… Continue reading

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Leaders take ‘wait and see’ approach to Brexit

__ – Business leaders in the UK are taking a ‘wait and see’ approach to Brexit, viewing it as a disruption rather than a fundamental challenge, according to Willis Towers Watson research. The firm’s Brexit Talent and Rewards Survey, seen exclusively by HR magazine, found that 62% of British business leaders see Brexit as ‘another… Continue reading

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HR leaders reveal how they keep their staff happy

__       Businesses that invest in their staff benefit from as happier and more productive workforce. To keep everyone pulling in the same direction, with a real belief in the company they are representing, it is important that employers treat employee with the importance they deserve; they are the most important resource of… Continue reading

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How the new apprenticeship levy will benefit employers from April onwards

The apprenticeship levy comes into force in April, and it promises to help businesses thrive by enabling them to establish a talented and skilled workforce. One of the primary aims of the levy is to increase the number of apprenticeships nationwide. This is in line with the government’s pledge to create 3 million new apprenticeships… Continue reading

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