Quote of the day

Quote of the day

‘The research gives a powerful insight into today’s employees, and shows how strongly Brits want to have their ideas heard and be involved in company strategy. Large FMCG organisations like ours are often considered powerhouses of process, but at L’Oréal we’re driven more by passion and contribution than process and conformity. We love to say […]

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Be great at work: Because you’re worth it

Be great at work: Because you’re worth it

Research looking into the state of the UK workforce has revealed we’re a nation of burning entrepreneurs, and that companies face losing their employees if they aren’t willing to embrace their workers’ ideas and innovations. The research by beauty giants L’Oréal  reveals that three-quarters of British people (73%) were more concerned about having their contributions […]

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Lotus cars on recruitment drive

Lotus cars on recruitment drive

Iconic British car manufacturer Lotus has announced that it is to create more than 100 jobs, including a new intake to its revamped graduate programme. The firm will recruit 45 specialist engineers and 40 manufacturing operatives, along with 18 graduates. Lotus’ recruitment drive follows a £100 million investment by owners DRB-HICOM, enabling the company to […]

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EXPERT VIEW: How to unleash the ‘intrapreneurs’ in business

EXPERT VIEW: How to unleash the ‘intrapreneurs’ in business

  Large firms across the UK need to adopt the entrepreneurial spirit that drives so much value in start-ups and small firms. According to CIPD research, by encouraging a culture of ‘intrapreneurialism,’ big businesses could help their employees adopt entrepreneurial behaviours that foster innovation and growth. The word ‘intrapreneurs’ was coined in the 1980s by […]

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Zero hours contracts are more widespread in UK

Zero hours contracts are more widespread in UK

New esearch suggests that there could be about one million zero hours workers in the UK – but just 14% report that their employer often fails to provide them with sufficient hours each week. The figures released today are early findings from CIPD research designed to investigate the usage of zero hour contracts in different […]

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Quote of the day

Quote of the day

‘More than 20% of the under 24 year-olds in this country are without employment or training at the moment are becoming more and more alienated by the job market. That is a dire situation: no country can hope to return itself to a sound financial footing if it alienates 20% of its future workforce,’ said […]

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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

‘Work has changed beyond measure in the 100 years. The pace of change today is unprecedented. The future of work, the changing nature of the workforce, and the organisation and culture of the workplace are among the biggest challenges facing organisations and their leaders, and if HR doesn’t provide the answers, they’ll find them elsewhere,’– […]

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Apprenticeship shake-up is needed

Apprenticeship shake-up is needed

New plans announced by government to give employers control over apprenticeship training have been warmly received by property maintenance and refurbishment entrepreneur Will Davies – who is a long term campaigner for apprenticeship reform. “At last, we can see a light at the end of the tunnel,” said Mr Davies who is the co-founder of […]

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