Category: recruiters

Just 5% of Brits are happy in their current role

A new survey focusing on careers has revealed that just five per cent of Brits are currently in their dream job. The recent study compiled by The Institute for Optimum Nutrition found that despite this dire figure, anxieties of financial uncertainty, the embarrassment of being at the bottom of the career ladder and the fear Read More…

New tax refund email scam

Tax payers are being warned of the latest HMRC scam that has emails being sent to people claiming that they are entitled to a tax refund. During a similar scam in May last year, Treasury Minister Mel Stride MP gave the following advice, “HMRC only informs you about tax refunds through the post or through your Read More…

Government overlooks self-employed once again, says FSB

The government is making plans to boost protection for pregnant women and new parents returning to work. The consultation, launched at the end of January, proposes that the legal protection against redundancy for pregnant women and new mothers on maternity leave is extended so that it continues for up to six months after they return Read More…

Majority of businesses planning to hire in 2019

A new survey has revealed that employers are planning to increase hiring over the next 12 months. The CV-Library report found that of the 300 hiring professionals surveyed, 72% are looking to increase their hiring efforts, however, as many as 84% admitted that a lack of talent is an issue. Other key challenges cited include Read More…

Number of temporary workers decreases over the year

Latest labour market statistics published by the ONS reveals a low employment rate, however, the number of temporary workers in the UK saw a slight fall. According to the figures, the number of temporary workers decreased by 2.55% – there are now a total of 5.5% in temporary employment, down from 5.7% compared to the Read More…

Hospitality sector booming from Vegan-uary

More job roles are being created within the hospitality sector due to an increase in the number of people following a vegan diet. The report, carried out by the UK’s largest hospitality job board, found that the industry is seeing a significant rise in vegan-specific roles. According to the findings, vegan related jobs within Read More…

Top industries where workers are likely to feel workplace stress

A new report has revealed the top industries where people are most likely to feel stress in the workplace. The CV-Library report surveyed 1,100 workers to determine the causes behind workplace stress and the industries that experience it the most. The top industries include: -Social care (86.4%) – Recruitment (81.8%) – Sales (79.2%) – Accounting Read More…

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