Lack of flexibility 'harming productivity'
Posted on 14/10/2015
Lack of flexibility is harming productivity in the UK, according to new findings. The What’s killing UK productivity report found that working nine to five is a bad idea. The findings revealed that nearly half (48 per cent) of highly engaged employees regularly take part in personal tasks at work, such as checking social media accounts or booking a holiday.
Businesses 'not savvy about staff data'
Posted on 13/10/2015
Many businesses are not savvy about staff data, new research has found. Some 500 senior HR and recruitment professionals were polled for a study by LinkedIn, which found that nearly one in three (31 per cent) admit they aren't taking full advantage of the data insights into the skills of the wider workforce.
Thousands of employees to benefit from wage increases
Posted on 12/10/2015
Thousands of people in Wales are set to benefit from the recent increase in the new national minimum wage, research has found. From October 1st, the apprentice rate of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) went up by 57 pence to £3.30.
Firms investing in unreliable cloud solutions
Posted on 09/10/2015
Many firms are investing in cloud packages that are failing to put security at the heart of the agenda, new report suggested. Findings published by Alert Logic revealed that there was a 45 per cent increase in application attacks against cloud deployments.
Employees 'planning to switch jobs over the next 6 months'
Posted on 08/10/2015
A third of the UK workforce are planning to switch jobs over the next six months, according to a new study.