Month: January 2018

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gender, pay gap, recruitment, HR

The First Wave of Gender Pay Gap Figures Have Been Released

Back in 2017 the government announced that all firms with more than 250 employees must publish how much they pay both their male and female employees, with the deadline set for the 4th of April 2018. To date a total of 551 firms have submitted...
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BBC, gender, pay gap, pay culture

The BBC’s ‘Secretive and Illegal Pay Culture’

Following the revelation that the BBC are paying men 9.3% more than women on average, and that close to 500 employees are paid less than their counterparts on the basis of their gender, one of the corporations most senior journalists has now tende...
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working mother, HR, recruitment

An Inflexible Work Culture is Costing Mothers £1.3 trillion

There are millions of highly skilled young mothers forced to take jobs far beneath their level of qualification, according to a new report from recruitment consultancy Feel. And it’s down to the inflexibility of recruiters. Examining the curren...
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2018, new year, legal, employment law, HR, Recruitment

Employment in 2018 – What’s New?

Looking ahead at 2018, it’s hard to see much under the cloud of Brexit, but with the actual date for the UK to leave the EU set for 2019, it’s unlikely that we will see much definitive change in the next 12 months. So whilst talks of Brexit will a...
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Human, AI, Big data, Artificial intelligence, recruitment, HR

Hiring Top Talent: You Need The Human Touch

Looking at hiring trends for 2018, Hays discovered that there is an increasingly digital approach to the whole process. With terms such as, ‘recruitment driven by big data’, and ‘artificial intelligence to screen candidates’ rising to the top of t...
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