Research finds UK business leadership not up to scratch

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Research finds UK business leadership not up to scratch According to annual research by Willis Towers Watson, less than half of UK employees trusted their organisation’s executives.   The 2016 Global Workforce Study found 49% of the 2,447 UK employees surveyed trusted or had confidence in their company bosses.   41% believed their leaders were… Continue reading

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Report finds that UK manufacturers need EU nationals in their workforce

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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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BBC proves recruiters prefer ‘Adam’ to ‘Mohamed’ – so why does bias persist, despite legislation?

___     BBC’s Inside Out, which aired this Monday, found a job seeker with an ‘English-sounding name’ was offered three times the number of interviews than an applicant with a Muslim name when applying for 100 roles detailing identical skills and experience. A separate interviewee who featured on the programme explained how he had… Continue reading

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