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The Great Reshuffle: 40% of professionals plan to change their job in 2024.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Half of UK employees seek new job opportunities due to a lack of personal and career development.

A new Salary and Benefits Review reveals a high level of happiness among the workforce – with 49% of participants stating they are ‘quite happy’ in their current positions and yet this satisfaction does not reflect the fact that 40% of UK professionals plan to change their job in 2024.

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  • 14 RECRUITMENT COMPANIES MAKE HMRC SHAME LIST

    14 RECRUITMENT COMPANIES MAKE HMRC SHAME LIST

    Wednesday, February 21, 2024

    Staffline and Randstad Solutions are among the recruitment businesses named yesterday [20 February] by HMRC for failing to pay workers the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

  • Labour Market Tracker: Bounce back in demand for workers in some areas - REC

    Labour Market Tracker: Bounce back in demand for workers in some areas - REC

    Friday, February 16, 2024

    Demand for workers rebounded in January after a lull in the labour market at the end of 2023, according to the latest Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and Lightcast Labour Market Tracker.

  • 86% of jobseekers admit not showing up to interviews

    86% of jobseekers admit not showing up to interviews

    Thursday, February 15, 2024

    Recent research conducted by the global recruitment platform Indeed, sheds light on a concerning trend permeating the UK job market: ghosting. With a staggering 86% of UK jobseekers unexpectedly failing to attend job interviews, and 75% of employees admitting to ghosting over the past year, the ramifications of this phenomenon are profound.

  • REC response to ONS labour market figures, February 2024

    REC response to ONS labour market figures, February 2024

    Tuesday, February 13, 2024

    “Today’s data benefits from the return of the Labour Force Survey and tells a clear tale. The Labour market softened in the spring and summer of 2023, before a slightly more positive last part of the year as unemployment dropped a little, employment grew a bit and vacancy numbers fell at a slower rate. Given the growth picture, this is a resilient showing, and reflects the business survey data, including our own Report on Jobs.

  • Labour Market Overview, UK: February 2024

    Labour Market Overview, UK: February 2024

    Tuesday, February 13, 2024

    The latest insights into the UK's labour market for February 2024 reveal a landscape influenced by a mix of factors, including changes in employment levels, wage growth, and economic inactivity. Here's a breakdown of the key findings from the recent release:

  • Lord Alan Sugar Launches Scathing Critique on Remote Working

    Lord Alan Sugar Launches Scathing Critique on Remote Working

    Wednesday, February 7, 2024

    In a recent interview, Lord Alan Sugar, renowned business magnate and television personality, didn't mince words when expressing his disdain for the trend of remote work. Sugar launched into a furious tirade, labelling employees who choose to work from home as "exploitative" and questioning their dedication to their employers.

  • "Hybrid Working Sparks Job Exodus: Employees Seek Better Recognition and Rewards, Study Shows"

    "Hybrid Working Sparks Job Exodus: Employees Seek Better Recognition and Rewards, Study Shows"

    Tuesday, February 6, 2024

    A shift in the employment landscape has been ignited by the widespread adoption of hybrid working, with a staggering 73% of UK employees now on the lookout for new opportunities in 2024. The allure of flexible working arrangements has proven to be a double-edged sword, according to recent research from Blackhawk Network (BHN).

  • Worker shortages hit small employers the most – REC

    Worker shortages hit small employers the most – REC

    Wednesday, January 31, 2024

    Seven in 10 employers across the UK are still witnessing a shortage of all types of candidates for their roles, a survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) suggests.

  • JobsOutlook: Chancellor should take advantage of mood for investing and hiring in his spring Budget – REC

    JobsOutlook: Chancellor should take advantage of mood for investing and hiring in his spring Budget – REC

    Thursday, January 25, 2024

    The Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s latest JobsOutlook reports that businesses’ mood about their own prospects continues to improve. While the net balance of employers’ confidence in making investment and hiring decisions was +4 in October-December – optimism growing more slowly than in previous months – it is hugely important that firms continue to see the future as hopeful.

  • Burned Out Britain: 70% of UK Workers Set to Jump Ship in 2024, Reveals HiBob Research

    Burned Out Britain: 70% of UK Workers Set to Jump Ship in 2024, Reveals HiBob Research

    Monday, January 22, 2024

    In a startling revelation, HiBob, the innovator behind the transformative HR platform Bob, unveils a grim snapshot of the mental state of the UK workforce in 2024. A staggering one fifth (20%) of British workers are feeling the burnout blues, propelling an alarming 70% to actively seek new job opportunities this year.