OECD predicts 7.1% unemployment in UK and criticises lack of training

The OECD has predicted unemployment in the UK will rise from 4.5% to 7.1% in 2021 and says that to recover the UK must invest in skills and achieve a softer Brexit.... Read more »

Services sector ‘overlooked’ in Brexit trade talks

The needs of the UK’s £225bn professional services sector are being overlooked in the UK-EU trade talks according a sub-committee… The post Services sector ‘overlooked’ in Brexit trade talks appeared first on... Read more »

RSA: UK should adopt France’s partial activity scheme

The UK’s response to the coronavirus job threat must take into account the risk of automation. Other countries have shown how UK schemes can be improved. The post RSA: UK should adopt... Read more »

GDPR: H&M fined record £32m for intrusive ‘people analytics’

H&M Group has been fined €35.3m (£32.1m) by an information commissioner in Germany for intrusive data collection and analysis of… The post GDPR: H&M fined record £32m for intrusive ‘people analytics’ appeared... Read more »

‘I went to get a Covid-19 test and now I’ve lost my job’

Worker in France who didn’t know he had Covid-19 despite taking a test was dismissed for serious misconduct. The post ‘I went to get a Covid-19 test and now I’ve lost my... Read more »

Top 10 HR questions September 2020: Testing, Brexit and redundancy

As the number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases rose in the last month, employers have been asking questions about testing for… The post Top 10 HR questions September 2020: Testing, Brexit and redundancy... Read more »

Freshfields is first magic-circle law firm to be led by a woman

Georgia Dawson has been elected as the senior partner of London-based Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. The post Freshfields is first magic-circle law firm to be led by a woman appeared first on Personnel... Read more »

Job Support Scheme vs Germany’s Kurzarbeit

In the run-up to Rishi Sunak’s announcement of the Job Support Scheme, speculation was rife that the UK was looking… The post Job Support Scheme vs Germany’s Kurzarbeit appeared first on Personnel... Read more »

EU immigration: two fifths of firms won’t reallocate roles to Britons

Nine out of 10 UK businesses believe the recruitment of EU nationals plays an important role in their UK operations,… The post EU immigration: two fifths of firms won’t reallocate roles to... Read more »

Baxters to discuss non-cash benefits at EB Reset 2020

Clyde Marwick, group HR director at food organisation Baxters, will discuss the perks of offering employees non-cash benefits at Employee… The post Baxters to discuss non-cash benefits at EB Reset 2020 appeared... Read more »
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