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changing jobs

Why 98% of employees are changing jobs every 5 years

An increasing number of workers are placing more importance on job satisfaction and happiness rather than money and ‘a job for life’ with more of us changing jobs due to workplace unhappiness 
work-life balance

Scandinavian countries beat Britain on good work-life balance

Denmark and Sweden sit at the top of the list for finding the perfect work-life balance while the UK came in at an unlucky 13th position.
future of the office

The demise of the 9-5: What will the future of the office look like?

With the aim to uncover what the future of the office will look like, video web conferencing provider PowWowNow delved into research and interviewed experts and young professionals to outline the changes society is bringing to the workplace
pressures

Revealed: The pressures causing employees to act unethically in their workplace

Reboot Digital Agency analysed the latest findings from the Institute of Business Ethics, who surveyed 764 UK employees to see if they had compromised...
remote working

The rise of remote working: Top global industries leading the way

Instant Offices investigates what industries are leading the way for remote working and how to overcome the typical challenges of managing a remote team
career aspirations

A third of young people have no career aspirations after education

Equifax has teamed up with Young Enterprise to take a deeper look into how young people feel about money and their career aspirations
digital skills

£3 million to boost digital skills in Manchester

The government has confirmed that £3 million will be invested to help strengthen digital skills in Greater Manchester and the surrounding areas
flexible working

Employees still feel uncomfortable requesting flexible working

New research from Addeco Group has revealed that 13% of employees still feel uncomfortable requesting flexible working
skills employees

UK sector vacancies outweigh student enrolments

With continuous demand for skilled employees in some of the country’s highest growth sectors, the UK skills gap is a major and well-publicised crisis that, according to a report by Open University, costs the country more than £2bn a year
drone training

Drone training professionals discover sharp rise in women enrolling on UAV courses

RUSTA, which offers Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved National Qualified Entity (NQE) drone training courses, noticed an upsurge in women across the UK registering on its courses in the last 12 months
pay gap

NHS pledges action to eliminate ethnicity pay gap

The NHS will work towards eliminating the gender pay gap and ensuring top managers are as diverse as the staff they represent
eradicate modern day slavery

Environment Agency commits to help eradicate modern day slavery

The Environment Agency (EA) has committed to working with police and enforcement agencies to eradicate modern day slavery from the waste and recycling industry by training officers to spot signs of exploitation during site inspections
training and education

How to ask your employer for extra training and education

Members of the Newcastle College adult learning department gave their advice on what to consider when asking your employer for extra training and education.
flexibility and support

Third of UK workers not given the flexibility and support required to do their...

A third of UK workers believe they are not given the flexibility and support they need to do their job properly, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by leading HR and payroll supplier MHR
attention spans

UK worker’s attention spans are suffering due to tech multi-tasking

The attention spans of time-poor UK workers are suffering as a result of multi-screening across their devices at work when they should be concentrating
Careers within STEM

Careers within STEM: What has STEM ever done for me?

STEM, four little letters that stand for big subjects: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Careers within STEM account for 20% of the UK's total workforce, employing close to 5.8 million people. Clearly - STEM matters
skills gap

UK faces employability skills gap as nearly 60% of adults lack the full set...

The UK is facing a significant skills gap as the public fail to demonstrate core employability skills, such as leadership and creativity, a major new study from Barclays LifeSkills can reveal
skills shortages

Dyslexic employees could help to solve the skills shortages of the future

The unique way dyslexic people view and interact with the world could help companies meet the challenges of business in the 21st century, according to a ground-breaking new report, by EY and the charity Made by Dyslexia 
ageing workforce

Exploring the impact of an ageing workforce

The population of the UK is getting larger, with a figure of 65.6 million released by the Office for National Statistics in 2016. But it's not just increasing - the population is getting older too, with 18% of the UK being 65+ and 2.4% being 85+
The Apprentice

What ‘The Apprentice’ can teach us about the workplace

Each year tens of thousands of people apply to take part in Alan Sugar’s The Apprentice, and whilst the blunt ‘you’re fired’ may not be typical of every workplace, there are some valuable lessons for anyone who wants to be a success in the workplace

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