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Time to bring recruitment in-house?

Time to bring recruitment in-house?

With the economy still struggling, business across the UK are looking for ways to cut back on expenses.

Of course, there are many possibilities when it comes to lowering costs, but one way firms can make instant savings is by …

Cloud apps “work alone to come together”

Cloud apps "work alone to come together"

Using new technology and software such as cloud tools can help employees collaborate better than if they are forced to work together.

That is according to an article in the BBC, which outlines a number of useful apps that employees …

Use flexible working to cut costs, say business leaders

Use flexible working to cut costs, say business leaders

A group of 22 influential business leaders are calling on UK firms to increase their use of flexible working practices, claiming that doing so can help lower costs and boost employee engagement.

Led by Sir Win Bischoff, chairman of Lloyds …

UK businesses facing “critical” skills shortage

UK businesses facing "critical" skills shortage

Growth among British businesses may be hampered if more is not done to address the skills shortage within the country.

That is according to the annual survey published jointly by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and education group Pearson, …

Flexible working ‘good for productivity’

Flexible working 'good for productivity'

Almost all HR professionals believe flexible working is the best way to boost productivity, according to a new survey.
 
The study by recruitment firm Ortus revealed that 96 per cent of respondents think allowing workers to work flexibly is …

58% of employees happy with workplace wellbeing

58% of employees happy with workplace wellbeing

Firms that do not look after the wellbeing of their staff risk losing their brightest talent, as well as having to incur costly overheads related to sick payments.

But on the bright side, the number of companies making an effort …