Job loyalty denting millennials’ pay and careers, report finds

_ – – Millennial workers are suffering from a reluctance to change jobs which is negatively effecting their pay and career progression, according to research by the Resolution Foundation. – – Workers born in the mid 1980s were compared to those born in the mid 1970s in the study, which found that the rate of… Continue reading

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Net migration falls in months after Brexit vote

__ – – Net migration to the UK has fell to a two year low in the year up to September 2016, as the initial effects of Brexit begin to impact the British economy. – – Net migration fell from 322,000 to 273,000 which is the first time in two years it has dropped below… Continue reading

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Storm Doris causes commuter chaos, raising questions on remote working

__       Many UK workers are denied the opportunity to work from home, or remote working as it is known, despite the fact that extreme weather is costing companies billions a year.     As storm Doris hits our shores, research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research reveals that GDP drops… Continue reading

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How to avoid legal hot water when hiring

__ – – – The recruitment process is crucial to any company who wants the right, most skilled and experienced employees at their disposal, but rushing this process can cause a number of legal issues for companies. – – Companies should always maintain they avoid discrimination in line with the 2010 Equality act, protected characteristics… Continue reading

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77% of staff don’t consult HR before an office romance

__       New research by Slater & Gordon has found that 77% of employees do not consult HR before entering into a relationship with a fellow member of staff.     32% of those entering into these relationships were also unsure about whether their employment contract forbade such actions. 70% said an office romance… Continue reading

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