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UK businesses 'still need to improve productivity despite jobs growth'

12 Aug 2014

UK businesses 'still need to improve productivity despite jobs growth'

Jobs growth continues to surge across the UK, but it has yet to translate into improved productivity, according to a new CIPD report.

What can UK businesses do about the impending skills crunch?

07 Aug 2014

What can UK businesses do about the impending skills crunch?

UK companies could be impacted by a severe skills crisis in the coming years if action is not taken as soon as possible.

UK small businesses 'need to adapt to age-diverse workforce'

06 Aug 2014

UK small businesses 'need to adapt to age-diverse workforce'

Smaller UK companies could be doing more to support a more diverse range of ages within their workforces.

Flexible working 'essential for staff retention'

05 Aug 2014

Flexible working 'essential for staff retention'

Staff are becoming increasingly willing to switch jobs in order to get the flexible working options they desire.

Young people 'need more opportunities to embrace STEM skills'

04 Aug 2014

Young people 'need more opportunities to embrace STEM skills'

More needs to be done by the education sector to help address the lack of viable candidates for IT and engineering jobs, according to an expert.

UK workers 'more willing to switch jobs to find new opportunities'

01 Aug 2014

UK workers 'more willing to switch jobs to find new opportunities'

A rising number of UK workers are showing willingness to quit their jobs in order to find better opportunities to develop elsewhere.

UK bosses 'looking to increase staff pay in next 12 months'

24 Jul 2014

UK bosses 'looking to increase staff pay in next 12 months'

The majority of UK companies expect to increase staff pay at least in line with inflation over the next 12 months, according to a new survey.