EasyJet tackles staff shortages with seat tactic

EasyJet plans to remove a row of seats from its planes in a bid to cope with labour shortages. By removing the last row on its A319 aircraft, it can cut the... Read more »

Green energy jobs given lift by new Delivery Group

The first meeting of the UK’s Green Jobs Delivery Group took place yesterday (11 May), co-chaired by energy minister Greg Hands and E.ON CEO Michael Lewis. The group, comprised of representatives from... Read more »

Fears over skills as visa application times double for spouses

Spouse applications for people coming to work in the UK are being delayed, leaving immigration specialists concerned that the extra waiting times for decisions could exacerbate the skills crisis. Processing times at... Read more »

How firms need to comply with sponsor licence rules

Sponsorship is one of the best ways for businesses in the UK to ensure they can bring in the best international talent. But compliance is vital for firms emerging from the pandemic... Read more »

Wages fall 1.2% behind inflation as cost of living crisis deepens

Growth in employees’ regular pay lagged 1.2% behind inflation in January to March 2022, according to official figures that highlight just how poorly wages are performing against the rising cost of living.... Read more »

Number of working people with disability up 1.3 million in five years

The government has acheived its goal of seeing one million more disabled people in employment well in advance of its 2027 target, but a disability group says more needs to be done... Read more »

‘Great resignation’ in US as employees leave jobs in record numbers

The number of US workers leaving their jobs hit a record high in November, suggesting the ‘great resignation’ has become… The post ‘Great resignation’ in US as employees leave jobs in record... Read more »

Home Office rejected 227,000 settled status claims from EU nationals

The UK’s labour shortage could be exacerbated by the number of rejections from the EU Settlement Scheme. The post Home Office rejected 227,000 settled status claims from EU nationals appeared first on... Read more »

EU jobseeker numbers begin to recover

The number of European workers looking for roles in the UK has risen since pandemic restrictions were eased, but remains… The post EU jobseeker numbers begin to recover appeared first on Personnel... Read more »

Public opinion backs reduced working hours in Scotland

The SNP wants to weigh up a shift to a four day working week, ‘as and when’ Scotland gains full control of employment rights. The post Public opinion backs reduced working hours... Read more »
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