Employers anticipate an even tougher battle for recruitment this year, especially post-Brexit, says Greg Guilford at HR Solutions. With anticipated increased visa restrictions and tougher immigration rules, 67 per cent of businesses believe the talent battle will become their biggest issue.
Outsourcing HR has become a popular business strategy and a valuable tool for businesses of all sizes, says Greg Guilford at HR Solutions. Organisations that don’t have resources for a full-time or in-house HR department still may require expert advice and support. Outsourcing can help them through the ever-changing obstacles of UK legislation, as well as providing support with […]
For every talented employee recruited, an employer invests considerable time, effort and resources to bringing them on-board, says Greg Guilford from HR Solutions. Understandably, employers want to keep these talented workers for as long as possible and employee retention has become one of the key HR issues faced by businesses today. Given that, young employees often move jobs […]
The wait is over, the first gender pay gap figures have been published, with the information available for anyone to view on the government’s gender pay website. Alison Blackhurst, from HR Solutions, says that businesses must publish their mean and gender pay, bonuses and the proportion of men and women within each pay quartile.
For UK businesses that boast an annual wage bill of £3 million plus, the new 2017/18 tax year would’ve been met with the introduction of an additional ‘Employment Tax’: The Apprenticeship Levy, says Sukhy Dhillon.
Welcome to Google HQ. As the Californian sun shines down upon the Silicon Valley superstar, workers stroll along shaded walkways or hail a nearby golf buggy to carry them across the campus. The smell of gourmet cooking wafts out of windows while employees ease themselves into meditation pods and massage chairs. Beth Leslie, at Inspiring Interns, […]
I’ve read a lot in the media about how large businesses are often losing out to smaller companies when attracting and retaining top young talent, says Rashid Ajami, Campus Society. The latter appears to offer fresh and exciting opportunities that larger organisations struggle to match.
No matter the sector you’re in or the size of your business, recruitment can be a challenging task for employers. From dedicating the time to source and interview numerous candidates to determining the employability of each, some organisations run the risk of recruitment by rote thereby overlooking vital talent in the process.
Posted on 4th January 2016 in HR.
Seventy four per cent of businesses in the UK are now taking advantage of BYOD, helping to drive enterprise mobility, connectivity and productivity. Mobile phones are increasingly versatile, but the question remains whether the convenience of the BYOD approach is being harnessed correctly?
The world cup last week delivered some fantastic examples of teamwork and outstanding effort when the chips were down and the numbers are stacked against you.
Google the term ‘Corporate Culture’ and the web will return a myriad of academic articles referencing everything from ‘cumulative traits of human resource hires and their value orientation’ (I kid you not) to dress code and office set up policy. We have learned a lot about corporate cultures and the importance of valuing each one. […]