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Manufacturing performance boost helps job creation

22 August 2014

The manufacturing industry is recovering well, and more jobs are being created as a result. Both production and orders are continuing to grow, as shown by the recent Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index. This is extremely good news for many contractors, who are likely to see rising demand for their services. The manufacturing industry was hit hard by the recession and has taken a while t......


Contractors with risk management skills note rising demand

22 August 2014

Data from the specialist recruiter MERJE has revealed that risk management personnel are becoming highly sought after, particularly in the insurance, banking and retail sectors. With regulations for Basel III and Solvency II protocols recently coming into effect, many companies are on the lookout for those with highly developed expertise who will keep businesses on the straight and narrow. ......


Small firms to get broadband vouchers from the government

21 August 2014

It has been revealed by the government that they will aid the growth of small businesses by giving out broadband vouchers to allow start-ups access to the internet. With ten per cent of homes now the birthplace of at least one business, connectivity vouchers will allow founders to get online for free. Around £300bn is contributed to the economy from companies that are based in people’s hom......


Workplace Pension increasingly being discussed

21 August 2014

New research has shown that an increasing number of people have begun to talk about their workplace pension options. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) commissioned Ipsos MORI to investigate how recent legislation changes have affected people’s interest in their financial future. It was found that one quarter of all working-age adults have t......


SMEs demanding initiative and communication skills from staff

20 August 2014

It has been well reported that small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have helped Britain get back on its feet after the recession. Now, a new survey from researchers working at the Marbella International University Centre (MIUC) has unveiled some of the most in-demand skills from SMEs and start-ups. As part of the study, it was found that 69 per cent of SMEs rate having accurate and cle......


Economic recovery not benefiting female employees

20 August 2014

Despite the fact that the British economy is getting back on its feet, a new report has said that many female employees are still struggling. The Fawcett Society discovered that gender pay gaps are still prevalent and are increasing in number, showing that many women are not getting the pay they deserve. Fawcett Society, a women’s rights group, said that half of women say they feel financi......


More over-65s are working

19 August 2014

It has been revealed that under the current government, more people over the age of 65 are working. Research from Saga showed that older workers have increased by 36 per cent, with levels now at an estimated 1.091 million people. This compares to the 800,000 individuals over 65 who were gainfully employed in May 2010. Other data published by Saga ......


Demand for contractors gains by eight per cent in 2014

19 August 2014

New figures have been released indicating the overall demand for contractors has gained by eight per cent in 2014 so far. The data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) showed the number of freelancers and temporary workers finding positions has grown significantly. After having their data independently validated by Staffing Industry Analysts, APSCo said the gain w......


Record low in youth unemployment seen

18 August 2014

Over the past few years, experts have become increasingly worried about the high level of youth unemployment being noted. As the economy started to strengthen after the recession, employment rates gained, but the high numbers of youngsters out of work remained. However, in the latest figures shown by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), it has b......


Home-based entrepreneurs to receive governmental help

18 August 2014

With the rising number of self-employed individuals in the UK, it has been necessary for the government to provide additional support so workers can thrive. Now, officials have released an official statement saying that a greater level of aid will be offered to those creating start-ups from home. The economy is significantly strengthened by start-ups, with around £300bn being contributed ea......


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