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  •   Comments Off on Recruitment Agencies will play bigger part in future ‘talent ecosystem’

    A recent article in Recruiter Magazine has highlighted that Recruitment agencies will become a much more important part of the “talent ecosystem” because they look after an individual’s career, says professor of management practice at London Business School, Lynda Gratton. Speaking to Recruiter following her keynote address at the Hot Spots Movement’s Talent Innovation conference…

  •   Comments Off on UK economy records fastest growth since 2007

    A recent BBC article has reported the UK’s economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007 and up from 1.7% in 2013, official figures have shown. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the economy grew by 0.5% in the final three months of 2014. That was a slowdown from…

  •   Comments Off on BBC Article Reports Age Discrimination In Job Ads……

    A recent BBC report has indicated that the government’s Universal Jobmatch website is publishing adverts using terms that could be breaking anti-age discrimination laws, the BBC has found. It also found similar jobs ads posted online by Reed – one of the UK’s biggest employment agencies. On both sites, hundreds of employers say they want…

  •   Comments Off on London is the best place to work!

    London is the most desirable city in the world to work in, according to a global survey of more than 200k people from 189 countries. It found 16% of those surveyed wanted to work in London. While it may seem like good news for London-based employers, one of the study’s co-authors said it meant they…

  •   Comments Off on UK hiring plans at 16-year high, according to BDO report

    According to a recent BBC report, UK firms intend to hire staff at the fastest rate for 16 years, research suggests. Accountancy firm BDO said its jobs index for July, which measures hiring plans over the next three months, was at its highest level since 1998. A “significant uptick” in hiring plans by services firm…

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