Employers aren't offering flexible working
Posted on 29/02/2016
Just a quarter of the UK's workforce is given the option to work flexibly, according to recent research conducted by Powwownow. This suggests that it is only considered as an option if it is directly requested by an employee, rather than employers offering it voluntarily.
Shift workers "More likely to develop health conditions" says study
Posted on 24/02/2016
Those who work night shifts have a higher risk of developing mental and physical health risks, new research has revealed. A recent report showed there was a link between these working patterns and conditions such as obesity, diabetes and back pain.
UK firms facing skills death
Posted on 22/02/2016
Businesses across the country are facing severe staffing shortages due to the recovery in the British economy, it has emerged. A report from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) showed that the number of positions left vacant because employers cannot find people with the skills or knowledge to fill them has risen by 130 per cent since 2011.