Almost 1,250 people applied for 23 cyber security apprentice roles in three-week application period. Successful recruits will be placed in the sectors of energy, water and transport companies – industries in which cyber criminals often target – in a programme being led by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and partRead More
APSCo has issued an immediate response to the last Spring Budget – March 2017, and finds the following:
• Significant costs for smaller recruitment firms relating to off payroll rules
• No review of taxation announced
• Concerns around suggestions that main driver for self-employment is tax
Responding to today’s budget, Samantha Hurley, OperationsRead More
Following pressure from sections of Parliament and the public, Theresa May’s government has published a 77-page white paper document to set out a strategy for leaving the EU. But what does it add to what we already know? Stephen Chater, a solicitor at Postlethwate Solicitors, member firm of the UK200Group, explains.
The UK200Group isRead More
Teams make better decisions if they are interrupted with advice during their task, rather than advised before it, new research from UCL School of Management reveals.
In a study published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Professor Colin Fisher looked at the timing and impact of formal interventions in decision-making groups.
He foundRead More
The UK Government is launching a £10 million scheme to incentivise the commercial spaceflight market, in draft legislation due early 2017 for a market that is worth an estimated £25 billion over the next 20 years.
Grants worth £10 million are being made available to help develop commercial launch capability for spaceflight,Read More
Trusting employees by giving them autonomy is the key to making a success of digital workplaces, according to research conducted by Nick van der Meulen of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and MIT’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR).
In an era where digital workplaces are quickly becoming theRead More
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that a record number of places are available for the company’s 2017 Apprenticeship Programme. Since the programme was launched in 2006, numbers have progressively increased, with 2017 offering a record 20 candidates the opportunity to join the team at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood,Read More
The possibility of a ‘parenthood penalty’ demonstrates that behaviours towards working parents have yet to evolve, according to diversity consultancy, The Clear Company.
In light of recent research highlighting that the gender pay gap remains prolific in the UK and further reports of an emergence of the ‘fatherhood penalty’, The ClearRead More
Firms are losing top talent through failures in succession planning and the movement of talent within their businesses, according to an HR Innovation Practices Observatory run by Politecnico di Milano School of Management.
Firms often endorse the traditional ‘career ladder’ model, which moves talent vertically within a single business function. Yet thisRead More
For many people, 2016 was a year of extreme ups and downs, with events like Brexit and the US election seeming to upend a lot of what we know about our world. With so much unpredictability in our lives, many individuals are seeing 2017 as the perfect opportunity to takeRead More