Month: October 2017

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interview, recruitment, HR, News

7 Interviews Questions that will help you find the Right Recruit

Finding the right recruit is hard. With a skills gap growing in the UK there’s a limited talent pool to choose from, and actually finding one that is not only the right fit for the role, but actually wants to work for you can be tricky. Plus some ...
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justice, supreme court, UK, female, news

We have our First Female President of the British Supreme Court

In what has been called a ‘historic day’, and certainly something that I think should be getting more press coverage, Baroness Hale of Richmond has become the first female president of the Supreme Court. The groundbreaking appointment was annou...
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skills, gap, training, education, recruitment, HR, news

UK Companies are ‘wasting potential’ of 20% of workers

According to The Centre for Social Justice, there are too few alternatives into employment through education, and the bottom 20% of the UK’s workforce potential is wasted by businesses, which may be one of the reasons for the UK’s ‘sluggish’ growt...
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TV, gender equality, employment, HR

Sandi Toksvig: The Entertainment Industry Must do More to Recognise Women

We’re all well acquainted with the BBC’s massive pay gap report earlier this summer, in which it was revealed that male stars are paid a disproportionately large amount compared to their female counterparts. The news was not exactly surprising, bu...
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We Aren’t Using Shared Parental Leave

We Aren’t Using Shared Parental Leave

A study conducted by the commercial law firm EMW has found that only 8,700 new parents took advantage of the right to shared parental leave in the last 12 months, less than 1% of the total that could. Shared parental leave, which was introduce...
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