CIPD: ‘The findings of this report suggest that improvements in workforce diversity have happened by accident rather than design’.
Forty-six per cent of recruitment employees feel their work-life balance is worse than a year ago.
REC: ‘Employers remain cautious and concerned about the future path of the economy – but are much more sanguine now about their own plans’.
A survey of more than 1,500 executives has been carried out to understand how businesses are responding to this ongoing period of unprecedented economic change.
FSB: ‘As schools and colleges in England open their doors to pupils, many for first time in half a year, it’s critical now more than ever that every pupil is afforded the best possible opportunity to succeed and give them the tools to thrive in their adult and working lives’.
Vacancies are showing increases in the latest period, driven by SMEs, some of which are reporting taking on additional staff to meet Covid-19 guidelines.
According to latest findings, hiring in the UK hit a record high last week since lockdown began, with the greatest number of jobs posted since mid-March.
APSCo: ‘June signalled significant change for the capital’s businesses. With lockdown measures gradually being eased, it’s encouraging to see hiring creep up’.