Category: HR & Recruitment

upskilling

Is Workforce Upskilling Essential for Growth?

The RSA has previously highlighted the need for UK businesses to increase the upskilling of their workforces. In fact, businesses...

talent retention

Is Talent Retention as Crucial as Talent Recruitment?

Businesses need to attract and recruit good people to be successful.  The risk is that they place too much emphasis on hiring and not...

employee lateness

Employee Lateness: What are Your True Costs?

The costs of employee lateness can be considerable, estimated at around £9 billion to the UK economy annually, according to a Heathrow...

Apprenticeship levy - Leadershipp ROI

Apprenticeship Levy: What Will Give You the Best ROI?

When the Government set up the Apprenticeship Levy, its stated aim was to create 3 million apprenticeships by 2020. The introduction of the...

language learning

Can Language Learning Fix the UK’s Skills Deficit?

An annual CBI survey reveals that an increasing number of UK employers are worried that they will be unable to recruit enough highly...

dyslexia

How Can Dyslexia Improve Your Workplace?

Getting the right person for the job is a key part of business success. Organisations and firms spend a lot of time, effort and expense...

transgender world map

Transgender Discrimination: How Aware is Your Business?

Identity is a key issue in today’s world, especially when it comes to an individual’s rights. Transgender matters are hitting the news,...

workplace stress

Why Does Workplace Stress Mean Risky Business?

Stress is bad for individuals, affecting both their work and home lives. It can be insidious, creeping up on its victims, undetected, and...

stress

Hidden Stress: Can You See the Bigger Picture?

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) identifies stress as “the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressure or other types of...

medical record - fit notes

Employers: How Do Fit Notes Impact Your Business?

A recent survey for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) found that over 75 per cent of GPs felt obliged to issue fit notes for...