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Calls to put 12.07% holiday pay calculation into legislation

REC: ‘Our approach for all workers with irregular working hours will bring clarity for workers and businesses and ensure all workers receive holiday leave and pay that reflects their time at work’.

Spring Budget 2023

On Wednesday 15th March 2023, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered a ‘Budget for Growth’ that focused on boosting the economy and encouraging people to return to work.

Gender pension gap up for 35-year-olds compared to previous year

Aviva: ‘This suggests a clear line in the sand around the age that women are often making milestone career and childcare decisions and considering opting to work part-time’.

NHS in need of a full workforce strategy, says REC

REC: ‘In addition to an NAO investigation, what we desperately need now is a full and comprehensive workforce strategy for the entire NHS – it has been promised for some time now and is long overdue’.

Over half of UK workers plan to take on side hustle

CV-Library: ‘As the economic uncertainty looks set to continue, it’s understandable that so many employees are considering new ways to supplement their income while prioritising their job security’.

Economic uncertainty drives contractor hiring

REC: ‘Temporary staffing ensures firms can continue to provide goods and services, and people can grow their careers – even when the economic outlook is unclear’.

Number of new job ads hit high level

REC: ‘Employers are still looking to hire, even in a slower economy. In part, that is driven by shortages – but it is also likely to be a reaction to a stronger-than-expected start to the year’.

Demand for financial services skills driving pay

APSCo: ‘The country is in critical need of a strong skills strategy to help it become a hub for financial businesses and talent’.


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