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Employers urged to run more traineeship schemes
Employers are being urged to run more traineeship schemes, in order to help get underprivileged or under-qualified people of school leaver age or slightly above ready for apprenticeships, a news report on the matter has recently revealed.
Budget shows progress on economic recovery, says the FSB
The Budget announced by Chancellor George Osborne “shows progress on economic recovery and maintains the momentum for growth aspirations”, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) commented.
UK unemployment drops to 2.33 million, ONS report reveals
The latest statistic figures released by the ONS (Office for National Statistics) revealed that UK unemployment dropped to 2.33 million in the three months to January 2014 and is now standing a 7.2% of the population.
Over 30 percent of employers see significant improvement in absence rates, report claims
Over 34% of UK employers have reported seeing their absence rates improve over the last 12 months in comparison with only 16% who said their absence rates have worsened, figures obtained from the latest report by the Group Risk Development (GRiD), the trade body for the group risk industry, would suggest.
Lloyds Banking Group vows to bolster SME lending by £1bn in 2014
Lloyds, one of the UK’s largest banking groups, has pledged to increase SME lending by an impressive £1bn over the course of 2014, a business media report has very recently revealed.
New HMP Grampian prison in Peterhead now open
The HMP Grampian in Peterhead, a new prison complex built to replace a couple of old facilities located in two nearby towns, is finally open, providing enough capacity for about 500 inmates, as a media news repo
Poor workplace health has negative affect on UK’s GDP
The British economy looses over £100 billion annually due to poor workplace health and the lack of solid well-being programmes, a study carried out by the University of Salford and Cavill Associates has recently
Federation of Small Businesses asks for fundamental reform of the National Minimum Wage
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has publicly asked the Government to develop and implement a fundamental reform of the National Minimum Wage in order to make it more predictable both for businesses and workers.
Workforce management solutions’ market to become more competitive, report suggests
Increased competition in the workforce management software and solutions’ market is driving down the overall costs of such solutions, especially as far global players are concerned, a new market research report has recently revealed.