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UK unemployment rate drops to 6.6 percent, ONS research finds
The UK unemployment rate has dropped to 6.6% over the three months leading to April, with the total number of people in employment rising by a record 345,000, to 30.5 million, most of which are in full-time employment, the latest statistical figures pertaining to the labour market have revealed.
A quarter of UK workers might apply for flexible working, YouGov survey suggests
UK employers could face a significant surge in the number of employees requesting flexible working conditions after new legislation comes into force on 30 June 2014, a recent survey carried out by YouGov could recently reveal.
Facial recognition is up to 30% more accurate now than in 2010, research suggests
The efficiency and accuracy of facial recognition algorithms has increased by up to 30 percent compared to 2010, research data published in a recent NIST report suggests.
Anxiety over job security has adverse effects on workforce planning, recruitment experts suggest
Having a potential successor in their team would almost 39% of UK managers feel uncertain about their job security, fresh research from recruitment experts Office Angels has revealed.
Number of job candidates records sharp drop, research suggests
Employers across the UK are facing shortages in terms of the available candidates for the jobs they advertise, the latest research report compiled by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) with KPMG and Markit can reveal.
UK economy grew by 0.8% in Q1 2014, ONS figures suggest
British economy grew by 0.8% in the first quarter of 2014 and by 3.1% over the last year, figures from the second estimate of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) conducted by the ONS (Office for National Statistics) have recently
Employment programmes should focus more on skills, experts argue
Job seekers’ skills should be integrated to a much higher degree with employability, experts from the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) have publicly argued, during a recent conference.
Workplace confidence is on a positive trend, YouGov and CEBR figures suggest
The number of employees who’ve received pay rises, bonuses and promotions has increased over the past year, with fewer people being laid off and more starting new jobs, new figures supplied by YouGov and the Centre for Economics and Business Research have revealed.