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Do firms need to be more flexible to achieve growth?

03 Nov 2014

Do firms need to be more flexible to achieve growth?

British businesses are currently optimistic about their growth prospects - but may need to adopt more flexible HR policies in order to realise their potential.

Low-paid workers 'need to be given more ways to progress'

23 Oct 2014

Low-paid workers 'need to be given more ways to progress'

Businesses can improve the productivity of their workforces by taking steps to provide clearer progression pathways for those stuck in lower-paid roles.

Improving skills and training 'is the answer to UK migration issue'

21 Oct 2014

Improving skills and training 'is the answer to UK migration issue'

Companies that are concerned about the UK's complex relationship with migration and EU membership should focus on improving skills and training, according to the British Chambers of Commerce.

Digital jobs 'becoming more popular among young people'

15 Oct 2014

Digital jobs 'becoming more popular among young people'

Businesses need to evolve to keep pace with the growing digitalisation of the young UK workforce, according to a new study.

Unchecked workplace stress 'could create major costs for companies'

14 Oct 2014

Unchecked workplace stress 'could create major costs for companies'

A new report has highlighted the potentially significant business costs associated with a failure to properly manage workplace stress.

Better HR approach 'can help to reduce unplanned absences'

13 Oct 2014

Better HR approach 'can help to reduce unplanned absences'

Companies need to improve their HR policies in order to reduce the number of working days lost to absence.

Could businesses be doing more to help young people into work?

03 Oct 2014

Could businesses be doing more to help young people into work?

Businesses have been called upon to do more to help young people acquire the skills they need to succeed in the world of work, in tandem with the government and education sector.