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Recruitment trade body responds to Brexit deal
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Recruitment trade body responds to Brexit deal

APSCo: ‘The fact that there will no longer be mutual recognition of professional qualifications is likely to impact professionals wanting to work in other EU countries, as they will now have to apply to each member state to have their qualifications recognised’.

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Many millennials struggling with their wellbeing
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

Many millennials struggling with their wellbeing

Hays: ‘It’s certainly encouraging that employers have stepped up their wellbeing support, but our findings suggest that far more needs to be done’.

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Experienced IT professionals more likely to look for flexibility and challenges
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Experienced IT professionals more likely to look for flexibility and challenges

Guidant Global: ‘The idea that emerging generations are more likely to seek flexible working options has long been accepted by employers, but our insight suggests that within the IT function in particular, it is the more experienced individuals that prioritise this element of an employer value proposition.’

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House of Lords report encourages tough action against promoters of tax avoidance schemes
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

House of Lords report encourages tough action against promoters of tax avoidance schemes

CIOT: ‘The Committee is right to back the government’s strategy of tough action against those who devise, promote and sell tax avoidance schemes’.

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Government urged to confirm plans for major tax changes
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

Government urged to confirm plans for major tax changes

CIOT: ‘We hope the government will confirm its plans in good time, well ahead of the expected March Budget, to create a more stable, predictable environment for businesses and people’.

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Furlough extension welcomed, but calls for long-term job support
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Furlough extension welcomed, but calls for long-term job support

So far, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has protected 9.6 million jobs across the UK with more than one million businesses accessing loans to help them through the crisis.

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Many employers choosing to give the festivities a miss this year
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Many employers choosing to give the festivities a miss this year

Some organisations have taken the view that a remote get-together will bring some much-needed cheer, giving staff the opportunity to catch up with colleagues and friends.

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REC makes changes to help further support recruitment sector
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

REC makes changes to help further support recruitment sector

REC: ‘This new generation of REC leadership shares a vision of delivering market-leading business support, advocacy and compliance advice to recruitment businesses’.

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