Why Employee Learning And Development Matters

HR News recently reported on the importance for businesses of keeping their staff learning and deve

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UK Job Vacancies Highest For A Year

The unemployment rate fell to 4.8 per cent in the three months to March, which is down from 4.9 per

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How To Create A Stress-Free Return To The Office

We have some tips on how to manage stress as we slowly go back to the office, whether that’s full

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How To Improve Employee Wellbeing

How do you best go about protecting the health and wellbeing of your employees? Here are a few ideas

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Calamity Interview Anniversary Offers Checks Reminder

This week marks 15 years since perhaps the most notorious interview ever to be captured on film.

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Science Reveals The Best Desk In The Office

Researchers visited a tech company to ask them about their experiences working in an open-plan offic

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Is Working From Home Here To Stay?

We have a look at what remote employees can do to better take control of their work from home situat

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Firm Loses Race Case Over Job Offer Withdrawal

A company that withdrew a job offer after background checks revealed a candidate had criminal convic

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3 Workplace Mental Health Lessons Learned From Lockdown

Here we have three mental health lessons we can all learn from lockdown as we prepare for a new norm

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46% Of Employees Have Considered Leaving Jobs In The Past Year

A new survey has revealed that nearly half of the global workforce have considered leaving their emp

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UK Shortage Occupation List Updated By Government

The UK’s Shortage Occupation List (SOL) is comprised of those jobs which the government deems to b

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Financial Services Set To Use More Gig Workers

The proportion of gig workers being employed in the financial services sector is expected to grow in

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3 Ways That Businesses are Fighting Back in 2021

HR News identifies some of the main targets for businesses striving to remain competitive. Here’s

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White Lies ‘More Dangerous Than Assumed’

The idea of stretching the truth somewhat on a CV is often underestimated, but can come back to haun

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Could Employers Require Employees To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses all around the world, and the news of the rollout of

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How Will HR Change In 2021?

It’s fair to say that businesses and as a result human resource (HR) departments experienced some

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4 In 5 UK Workers Confident In Their Leadership

A new report has revealed that 82 per cent of UK workers are confident in the leadership of their co

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A ‘Mixed’ Working Style Will Be The Norm Post-Covid

Employees can expect to see a more mixed working style as a result of the pandemic, with time spent

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Applicant Numbers For UK Vacancies Soar

The number of applications that businesses and recruiters are receiving for jobs has increased signi

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Employees Admit Mistakes That Compromise Cyber Security

New research has revealed that almost half (43 per cent) of employees have made mistakes that compro

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UK criminal checks will highlight fewer crimes

In early July, the government announced that it intends to make changes to the criminal records disc

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Govt Reveals Plans To Save Thousands Of Jobs

The government has unveiled its Mini Budget, which includes plans on creating & saving thousands of

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Lockdown learning for the recruitment industry

In the last few months, the world as we know it has drastically evolved, and within the recruitment

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June Job Applications Up 32%

New research revealing that job applications climbed by 32 per cent in June, with 106 per cent more

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European Commission Reviews GDPR After Two Years

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which was introduced in 2018, was the biggest shake-u

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Reducing The Security Risk Of Home Working

One of the challenges that have faced HR and IT departments during the coronavirus pandemic has been

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People are still the weakest link as well as the strongest defenders of your brand reputation

Did you know that in 2019, 38% of UK businesses experienced internal fraud? That’s 11% higher

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The Evolving Role Of HR Pros

In the current environment, HR plays a vital role in maintaining the success of new workforce struct

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UK Data Breach Reports Decline

The number of data security incidents that have been reported to the ICO have been decreasing since

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The Importance Of Having Clear Social Media Policies

We looked at a recent article which explored why it’s important to have clear policies on social m

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Google To Move Post-Brexit UK Data To US

UK Google users are set to lose the protections afforded to them from the General Data Protection Re

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Online job interviews for candidates stuck at home

During the coronavirus pandemic, recruitment firms are resorting to going online for candidate inter

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Government Announces New Global Talent Visa

With the UK leaving the EU on 31 January 2020, businesses can expect a number of changes to be intro

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Government Needs To Prioritise Employer Needs With New Immigration System

There's no doubt a new immigration system will be introduced following the general election result,

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How recruiters can tell clients their employer brand is CRUCIAL

As a recruiter, you can often find yourself coaching clients about a whole run-through of different

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Be Mindful Of Your Social Media Posts!

Jobseekers would be wise to think about what they’re posting on social media as messages referred

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GMC To Introduce New Skills Test For Doctors

The GMC has announced that it will introduce a new skills assessment for both UK and overseas medica

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32% of UK firms have experienced damaging social media coverage

In the last 12 months, 38% of UK businesses experienced internal fraud, compared with a global avera

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Agenda Welcomes Their New MD!

Agenda Resource Management™ Ltd. is delighted to announce the appointment of Ross Millard as Manag

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Expanding Airport Employee Screening

A new global standard calls for all workers to be screened when entering airport restricted areas; E

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Wiltshire introduce tougher background checks for Taxi Drivers

County Chiefs in Wiltshire have agreed on tougher criminal background checks for taxi drivers recent

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‘Tougher Background Checks’ For EU Citizens Post-Brexit

The government has announced that EU citizens coming to the UK after Brexit in November will face to

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Sound Of Typing ‘Creates Cyber Risk’

Research has revealed that it may well be possible for hackers to gain access to information by usin

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Survey finds a poor recruitment experience damages the company brand

Survey finds that a poor recruitment experience damages the company brand. Consider outsourcing all

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Researcher Exploits Companies To Reveal Partner’s Data

When you’re in human resources, sourcing a report from background check companies is just one

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Female Employment Rate Reaches Record High

Figures show that the employment rate for female employees is now at the highest it has ever been in

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NI Civil Service Introduces Additional Tests In Recruitment Process

Northern Ireland’s civil service is to introduce an additional step in the form of tests carried o

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Tackling Recruitment Fraud

Source: peoplemanagement.co.uk Recruitment fraud is a significant problem across the world and natur

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EU Exit: ID Document Check app breakthrough!

In late 2018 the UK government released an app to try to make it easier for EU nationals to registe

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What do Gen Z want from their employer?

Caroline Nevitte from People Management has suggested they’re looking mainly for positive working

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Employment Growth ‘Presenting Challenges’ For Recruiters

The latest research from the CIPD has predicted that employment growth will continue into the next q

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Surprise Inspection Reveals Private School Failed To Check Staff

A surprise visit from the DfE revealed Clifton College in Bristol did not adequately conduct safegua

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UK Employment Rate Continues To Rise Y-O-Y

New figures have found that 32.72 million people over the age of 16 are now in employment, the diffe

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Recruitment Fraud costing businesses £23 billion!

Crowe UK has recently published the Real Cost of Recruitment Fraud report in conjunction with Univer

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Social status quiz for civil service job applicants

It never fails to spark a debate in the pub – but now people applying for civil service jobs a

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UK Jobs With Fastest Growing Pay Revealed

Private firms in the UK are expected to give employees an average pay increase of 2.5 per cent in 20

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Taxi Drivers To Undergo Further Checks For Licences?

The government has launched a consultation, set to come to an end on April 22nd, on whether or not p

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Importance Of Governance Processes Highlighted In The NHS

A review into the handling of a sexual abuse case has highlighted just how important it is to have p

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1/5 Employers Ask Unlawful Questions

Around a fifth of national employers – including a number of household name companies – ask jobs

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What is an OSINT check?

An OSINT check is an open source intelligence check and can also be referred to as an internet/web m

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Hire Me… what could possibly go wrong?

If you want to enhance your recruitment skills or to enable your organisation to make better hiring

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GOV UK & NAPBS Launch UK Criminal Record Trade Body

A network of Registered Bodies is to come together to form a recognised group of criminal record che

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How to avoid bad hires – HR Grapevine

Agenda Screening Services are featured in the June edition of HR Grapevine on pages 48 – 51. Read

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