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    Personnel Today Awards 2020: Winners revealed on Thursday

    There are just three days to go until the Personnel Today Awards 2020 and there is still time to register to watch the winners be revealed. The awards, which celebrate the best achievements and innovations in HR and L&D, will take place virtually this year, but you will still have the opportunity to network with […] More

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    Number of out-of-work over-50s surges

    Shutterstock The number of unemployed over-50s has leapt by a third in a year – well above the increase across all age groups, analysis has found. The number of over-50s out of work increased by 33% in 2020 with 371,000 people in this age group unemployed in July to September 2020, compared with 280,000 in […] More

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    Fewer young people in jobs than 2008 crash

    Shutterstock More 16 to 24-year-olds were made redundant in the summer of this year than the whole of 2019, and there are now fewer young people in employment than during the 2008 financial crash. This is according to analysis by the TUC, which shows that 59,000 workers aged 16 to 24 lost their jobs in […] More

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    Personnel Today Awards 2020: Resourcing Supplier of the Year shortlist

    The winners of the 2019 Personnel Today awards celebrate their achievements Third parties have a key role in producing results for HR teams and helping them to achieve their commercial goals. We profile the companies shortlisted in this year’s Resourcing Supplier of the Year Award at the Personnel Today Awards.  Aon’s Assessment Solutions for Serco […] More

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    Government sets date for changes to DBS checks

    Ascannio / Shutterstock.com Youth warnings, reprimands and cautions will no longer be automatically disclosed to employers who require Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificates from 28 November. The changes, which come as a result of a Supreme Court judgment that found some elements of the existing filtering rules for Standard and Enhanced DBS checks were […] More

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    ‘Green industrial revolution’ will create 250,000 jobs

    Around 60,000 jobs will be created in wind farmsShutterstock Around 250,000 jobs will be created as part of a “green industrial revolution” in the UK, the Prime Minister will announce today. Boris Johnson is set to announce a ten-point plan and £4 billion investment in creating new “green” jobs as well as equipping workers with […] More

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    Union warns of post-pandemic head teacher ‘exodus’

    Shutterstock An education union has warned of a post-Covid exodus of head teachers, with almost half who responded to a survey admitting they are less likely to remain in school leadership for as long as they had planned. The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) said there was a need for a “post-Covid revolution” of […] More

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    Personnel Today Awards 2020: HR Director of the Year shortlist

    Fiona Deal of Network Homes collects her HR Director of the Year award in 2019. With just days until the winners of the Personnel Today Awards are announced, we profile the shortlist for one of the most hotly-contested categories: HR Director of the Year.  Dylan Wickenden, EMCOR UK EMCOR UK is a facilities management company. […] More

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    Eight per cent of workers remain on furlough

    Shutterstock Almost than one in 12 workers at firms that have not stopped trading remained on full or partial furlough just days before the scheme comes to an end, official figures have revealed. The Office for National Statistics’ latest data release on the impact coronavirus has had on the economy and society shows that 8% […] More

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    Farmers need clarity on ‘vital’ seasonal worker recruitment

    Ververidis Vasilis / Shutterstock.com The agriculture sector urgently needs clarity on how it will be able to recruit seasonal workers from overseas next year, as it is revealed UK residents made up only 11% of the workforce this year. The National Farmers Union’s Horticulture Seasonal Worker Survey, which was completed by 244 growers who collectively […] More

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    Campaign to take on 10,000 black interns launched

    Shutterstock Organisations including the NHS, Linklaters, PwC and Zurich have committed to a programme to collectively hire 10,000 black interns, in a bid to improve ethnic diversity in business and to boost job prospects for young black people. The 10,000 Black Interns campaign encourages businesses to offer paid work experience placements to young black people, […] More

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