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happy healthcare workplaces

Study finds happy healthcare workplaces are more successful

Employee morale doesn’t just promote loyalty but it can actually improve how effective and productive employees are in their role, according to new research
European Pillar of Social Rights

Why the European Pillar of Social Rights should keep nurses in the profession

Paul De Raeve, Secretary General and Elisabeth Adams, President of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) tell us why the European Pillar of Social Rights should help nurses to remain in the nursing profession
mental health

Workplace at odds over mental health

New research reveals how employees and HRs really feel about mental health in the workplace

UK ranks 12th for employment rates of recent graduates

Figures from ONS show that the number of young people aged 18 - 24 not in education, employment or training has decreased by 5%
smart working

Is smart working heralding the slow ‘death’ of the traditional office?

Alison White, co-founder of PLACEmaking, shares her thoughts on the extent to which modern working practices are slowly eroding the outdated office culture of previous generations
Skills provision

Skills – edging closer to demand-led provision

Director of Swindon and Wiltshire LEP, Paddy Bradley tells us why the skill levels of the current and future workforce are crucial in determining whether a business will look to invest in a new base in an area
apprenticeships in the UK

The crucial role of apprenticeships in the UK

Chief Executive of the Association of The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), Mark Dawe details the crucial role of apprenticeships in the UK today
start-up innovation

Combining large corporations’ market reach with start-up innovation power

Imec’s programme manager Sven De Cleyn explains how imec.istart helps boost start-up innovation in large corporation markets
inequalities in youth unemployment

Government announces £90 million programme to tackle inequalities in youth unemployment

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the launch of an innovative programme to address ethnic inequalities in youth unemployment and to help disadvantaged young people get into work
disabled employees

Disabled employees to benefit from Access to Work grant rise

Hundreds of disabled employees are to benefit from a £15,000 rise in Access to Work grants to assist them at work, following new measures introduced by Parliament

Brexhaustation overwhelms City Employment

Morgan McKinley London Employment Monitor provides insight into city employment statistics from February 2018

Hidden business costs to be aware of when starting a venture

Flogas MG provides insight into how to avoid premature business failure due to hidden costs when starting a new venture

Builders Merchants Federation reports apprenticeship levy success

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has successfully launched Apprenticeships Plus including an Apprenticeship Training Agency to research and access apprenticeships for their members
STEM sector

International Women’s Day: How to make it as a woman in the STEM sector

Nancy Thomson, CEO of Thomson ecology, provides an insight on how to make it in the STEM sector as we continue to celebrate International Women's Day
world of work

Bringing the world of work to life for young people

The Careers & Enterprise Company is calling out to employers across all sectors and industries to help make a real difference to the lives of young people
workless households

Number of children in workless households down over half a million

Number of workless households falls by 881,000 since 2010 and 53,000 on the year
becoming an engineer

Apprentice on the road to becoming an engineer

Twenty-two-year-old Jack Brittain is well on his way to becoming an engineer thanks to an apprenticeship opportunity on the biggest road project currently in construction provided by Highways England
female surveyors

International Women’s Day calls for more female surveyors

Graduate surveyor Charlotte Williams is urging schools to do more to make young women aware of surveying as a career as International Women’s Day approaches
female engineers

International Women’s Day: BSRIA asks if we are doing enough for female engineers

BSRIA is celebrating International Women’s Day on Thursday 8th March but as an industry – Julia Evans, Chief Executive, BSRIA – asks: are we doing enough to nurture and inspire the excellence of female engineers – both into the construction industry and beyond the ‘glass ceiling’?
young talent

National Apprenticeship Week: supporting young talent

New research suggests 86% of those in senior management positions think industries should emulate sport when it comes to nurturing young talent

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