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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UK lags behind in employment of older workers

employment of older workers

UK lags behind in employment of older workers The UK ranks 19th out of 34 countries in terms of its employment rate of older workers, according to PwC’s Golden Age Index.   Iceland tops the table, followed by New Zealand, Israel and Sweden according to the index which is based on indicators such as employment rate,… Continue reading

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Supreme Court backs teachers in dispute over strike-related deductions from pay

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Supreme Court backs teachers in dispute over strike-related deductions from pay   The Supreme Court has ruled that a sixth form college deducted too much pay from three of its teachers in response to lawful strike action.   The teachers had argued that the 1870 Apportionment Act limited deductions from their pay in respect of… Continue reading

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Retirement age must move as life expectancy grows, says WEF

Retirement

Retirement age must move as life expectancy grows, says WEF   Retirement age must move as life expectancy grows, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). The ratio of people in the workforce to those in retirement will fall from 8:1 to 4:1 by 2050 if retirement ages do not change, and the global economy… Continue reading

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How to handle a job interview

How to handle a job interview Interviews can be stressful and difficult for a lot of people, even the most outgoing person can feel the pressure of being analysed as a candidate for a job and having to make a good first impression. To help you compartmentalise important elements of the interview process, High Performance… Continue reading

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