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    A report today from the BBC indicates wage growth beat market and economist expectations in the three months from February to April. Pay rose by 3.4% compared with a year ago. After taking inflation into account, wage growth was 1.4%, official figures show. The unemployment rate remained at 3.8%, and has not been lower since…

  •   Comments Off on Introducing a four-day working week?

    Interesting news this week from the “Wellcome Trust” as they announce considering the introduction of a four-day working week (Source: HR Grapevine 21/1/19). As a significantly large employer, this move will no doubt create interest across the UK employment market. The organisation considers it will not only improve work life balance but also lead to…

  •   Comments Off on Navigating Withdrawal Agreements and March 2019 – What Recruiters should really be focussed on!

    THE IMPACT ON ACCESS TO TALENT POST BREXIT FOR EU AND NON-EU NATIONALS FROM A RECRUITERS PERSPECTIVE. In preparation for her presentation to the Board, a city based financial services client recently approached me for my thoughts on how an organisation like hers might best be able to prepare for March 2019 and beyond. In…

  •   Comments Off on Recruiting across the Millennial Generation – important considerations

    President & CEO, Cabot Jaffee, at AlignMark , makes some interesting comments today proposing the “changed” approach we will need to adopt, to successfully recruit across the Millennial population. Writing on Linkedin he goes on to suggest “It’s not a matter of “if” you’re going to change your recruiting practices, it’s a matter of “when.”…

  •   Comments Off on GDPR – Deadline approaching!

    With May 25th fast approaching, organisations need to make sure they are prepared for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations. Rachel Sharp writes an interesting article (below) for HR Magazine (15/3/18) : HR could lead GDPR and step up into data protection roles, said speakers at a HR magazine and Sage webinar Almost two-thirds…

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