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Employment

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The UK’s changing employment sector

The UK’s changing employment sector

There are now record numbers of people in employment in the UK but what exactly do they do, how are the different sectors made up and how do your experiences weigh up compared to the rest of the country’s? Read more...

The UK is facing plummeting productivity amongst its workforce

The UK is facing plummeting productivity amongst its workforce

Despite the fact that working hours are at an all-time high and more people are in employment than ever before, a new government report has revealed that productivity in the UK is at its lowest level since 1991. Read more...

How to get a good reference if you didn’t get on with your last boss

How to get a good reference if you didn’t get on with your last boss

What do you do if you didn’t see eye-to-eye with your previous manager? Chances are that you don’t want to risk passing on their name in case they give negative feedback but what are your options when your offer is subject to references? Read more...

How managers can prepare themselves for dealing with mental health issues in the workplace

How managers can prepare themselves for dealing with mental health issues in the workplace

​With one in four people affected by mental health issues at some point in their lives, this is quickly becoming one of the biggest issues UK companies are facing. Read more...

UK unemployment continues to fall

UK unemployment continues to fall

​There has been lots of positivity surrounding the UK's job market this week after it was announced that unemployment has continued to fall once again and wage growth has outpaced inflation at its fastest rate in almost five years. Read more...

Some of the worst excuses people use to pull a sickie

Some of the worst excuses people use to pull a sickie

​The 2nd of February 2015 marked 'National Sickie Day'. Although this isn't actually a national holiday, it has been dubbed this because a shocking 69% of UK workers admitted to being tempted to call in sick on this day. Read more...