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Job vacancies go up by 8% across the UK, research reveals
The number of available jobs across the UK went up by 8% for the first three months of 2014 compared to Q1 2013, which led to slight drop in the competition for each vacancy, recent online research suggests.
Scottish jail raids find 200 mobile phones smuggled in the facilities
A raid carried out by the Scottish Prison Service and targeting around 1000 inmates in two jails found that one in five had managed to smuggle mobiles into their cells.
SMEs to take on more staff than larger companies, CIPD believes
Small and medium employers are likely to take on more staff in the next quarter than larger enterprises, one of the latest research reports from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has suggested.
14% of employees are late at least once a week, survey finds
14 percent of employees participating in an online survey revealed that they’re late for work at least once a week, while 10% admitted that they’re late at least once every month. The survey was carried out by CareerBuilder online in January 2014 and included a representative sample of 1,000 employees across industries and company sizes.
Market size for electronic access control will top $3.5 billion in 2014, research suggests
The market size for electronic access control will top $3.5 billion in 2014, driven largely by sustained growth in the American market, as well as emerging regions such as Middle East and Africa, researchers from IHS Technology suggests.
Barclays to cut 7,000 UK jobs in 2014
Banking giants Barclays has revealed plans to shed 14,000 jobs across its worldwide operations in 2014 as part of a new strategy, with half of the cuts affecting its UK-based staff.
1.4 million workers are employed using zero hours contracts, the ONS reports
Close to 1.4 million UK workers are not guaranteed a specific number of working hours as their employers use zero hours style contracts, recent figures supplied by the ONS (Office for National Statistics) have revealed.
Optimism surges amongst smaller manufacturers, CBI survey reveals
The level of optimism amongst the UK’s smaller and medium-sized manufacturers has reached the highest levels since records began in 1988, figures obtained from the CBI’s latest SME Trends Survey have revealed.