Month: May 2017

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Women who Become Mothers Before 33 are Paid 15% Less

Women who Become Mothers Before 33 are Paid 15% Less

That is according to a report from the Trades Union Congress (TUC), who cite the fact that younger mothers haven’t had the opportunity to establish themselves in more senior positions, is making it far more difficult to do so upon their return...
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Bridging the Skills Gap

Bridging the Skills Gap

As I have reported in previous articles, there is currently a skills shortage being felt by all industries across the UK. Being blamed on the fallout of Brexit and the exodus of EU workers from the UK, as well as the British education system’s...
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UK Reliance Upon EU Workers in Numbers

UK Reliance Upon EU Workers in Numbers

As we grow ever more aware of the impact of leaving the European Union, and travel further down that rabbit hole, the economic reliance upon migrant workers is becoming ever more apparent. In a recent report released by the Office for National...
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British Chamber of Commerce: Brexit deal “won’t be worth the paper it’s written on” unless UK firms can recruit staff

British Chamber of Commerce: Brexit deal “won’t be worth the paper it’s written on” unless UK firms can recruit staff

What the BCC says A recent report from the BCC revealed that 86% of UK manufacturing firms, and close to 60% of service companies are looking to expand, but are struggling to find the right people. A squeeze that may potentially damage the econ...
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