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Banking giant Barclays to cut up to 12,000 jobs
Barclays, one of the UK’s and the world’s largest banking groups, has announced plans to cut its workforce by 10,000 to 12,000 members of staff this year, including 7,000 in the UK, a recent media news report has revealed.
Zero-hours contract policies should also consider employer’s market power, committee suggests
The Government’s consultation over zero-hour contracts should also take into account the employer’s market power, the Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) has argued, as part of its recommendations regarding the regulations in this sector, a news report in the HR media has revealed.
UK Government to tackle sickness absence abuse via new Health and Work Service
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce sickness-related absenteeism and tackle sickness absence abuse, the UK Government has decided to create a new scheme designed to get people back into work faster.
Business optimism soars to 22-year high, new survey suggests
British companies are very confident about their business prospects over the next two quarters, their level of optimism reaching a 22-year high, the latest survey from business consultants BDO has revealed.
UK economy set to grow by 2.5% this year, NIESR forecast suggests
The UK’s economic recovery is set to continue its positive trend over the course of 2014, reaching an estimated level of growth of 2.5% by the end of the year and 2.1% in 2015, a new forward-looking report by the National Institute of Social and Economic Research (NIESR) suggests.
Flexible, mobile, and remote work options help businesses retain top talent
Retaining their most talented employees can prove to be an extremely challenging task for most companies, but providing them with a variety of flexible, mobile, and remote work options can certainly help, results from a new survey carried out by Plantronics
Organizations hiring overseas talent urged to implement effective CV screening procedures
As more and more business organizations move to hire overseas talent, they should also implement very effective CV screening and background check processes, a market research study carried out by HireRight suggests.
UK manufacturing sector reaches 3-year high in January
The UK manufacturing sector continued its strong growth pace well into January, recording a three-year high during the 1’st month of 2014, a brand new media report has revealed.