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  • The Kickstart scheme is due to close this December and time is running out for employers to get involved. But many organisations still have questions on how they can make the scheme a success and how they can make the most of the programme within their workforce.
  • The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey for the fourth quarter 2021 was conducted by interviewing a representative sample of 2,033 employers in the UK.
  • We all know that the last 18 months have been incredibly turbulent for the recruitment industry. Hiring was significantly impacted by events like the pandemic, the EU Exit and the resulting market uncertainty. Now the landscape is brightening, with organisations across the country showing confide...
  • As the recovery from the pandemic continues, attracting and retaining talent remains a key focus for many organisations. But with the power balance between employers and current/future employees shifting, business leaders are having to identify incentives to help secure the talent needed for futu...
  • Since the EU referendum in 2016, commentators have speculated that UK trading ports would be one area that would be hard-hit following any departure from the European market.
  • Attracting top talent, especially younger candidates, is an ongoing challenge for companies in today’s fast-changing market..
  • Data is already showing that the risk of a “She-cession” as a result of the pandemic is real. Not only have women taken on more responsibilities at home – schooling and caring for children and elderly relatives – but the roles most impacted by the pandemic in hospitality and entertainment, leisur...
  • We’re in the midst of a Skills Revolution. Technology is transforming organisations, in-demand skills are rapidly changing, and organisations can’t find the talent they need.
  • Landmark events in recent history have significantly impacted the UK economy: Brexit, lockdown restrictions and furlough schemes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement and the ongoing national skills shortage all have a part to play.
  • Over the last 18 months the recruitment market has seen significant changes, impacted by historic events like Brexit, the Black Lives Matter movement and the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the ongoing national skills shortage, whereby employers are struggling to find candidates with the right skil...
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has hit young people particularly hard – unemployment from those aged under 25 has topped 13% and the numbers in employment are also dropping. ONS data shows that young people account for nearly two-thirds of job losses since the crisis began. We risk a real scarring of the ...
  • Looking for a job can sometimes feel like a slow and lonely experience. But it doesn’t have to be this way. A recruiter will speed up your job hunt, make the process much more collaborative and greatly improve your chances of landing the perfect new role. Here’s why a successful job search strate...
  • Despite the impact of the pandemic on unemployment, the labour market has roared back to life, and there are already signs of the sector tightening as in the start of 2020. Organisations have increasingly specific skills' needs as transformation accelerates, and challenges that existed pre-2020 s...
  • The UK Government’s ambitious ‘Project Gigabit’ aims for a minimum of 85% of households and businesses – that’s 30 million premises in the hardest-to-reach 20% of the country – to have access to gigabit broadband by the end of 2025.
  • For over 55 years, the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS) has asked employers across the globe how they anticipate hiring to change at their organisation in the next quarter.
  • To stay ahead of the competition and hire the best quality candidates for your roles, job location and remote working are now key considerations to factor into your recruitment strategy.
  • Logistics and supply chain management is a critical business function for retail organisations and a vital part of the customer experience. Getting goods to consumers at the right time has never been more important as online retail soars and customer expectations evolve – we expect to have access...
  • COVID’s shuffling of the deck has created the biggest workforce shift and reallocation of skills since World War II – even those skills most in demand in the early phase of the crisis are different compared to demand emerging now and expected in future.
  • Within recent years, significant historical events have shaken up the recruitment industry, enabling some industries to prosper and impacting the skills organisations most need in their workforce.
  • Being a diverse and inclusive business requires deliberate steps beyond willingness and words. Over the past few decades, we’ve seen that hiring and maintain a diverse workforce has become a moral imperative for many businesses.