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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Will Brexit lead to a foreign talent exodus?

Will Brexit lead to a foreign talent exodus? Following the triggering of Article 50 a big concern for British business is the potential loss of 2.2 million EU citizens to the workforce. – – Amendments to the Brexit bill that guaranteed their right to remain in the UK were rejected as it passed through parliament… Continue reading

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Are smartphones contributing to productivity issues?

  84% use smartphones in the workplace 78% regularly respond to text messages during working hours   online assessment   120 hours per year – spent on smartphones   The average British worker spends as many as 120 hours per year using their smartphones in the workplace, according to research.   Research of 2,012 UK… Continue reading

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New ONS stats: CIPD claims fall in real wage growth highlights cracks in buoyant labour market

__     New statistics released on today’s ONS Labour Market Statistics show that a record number of people are in employment, however as highlighted by CIPD’s labour market advisor Gerwyn Davies, the results can be misleading in highlighting the economic strength of the UK.     In Mr Davies interview with HR news he… Continue reading

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