Archive for July, 2016

Solving The IT Skills Gap Epidemic

There’s a storm brewing, a vortex created by an exponential growth in technology and the sharp decline in the number of IT graduates entering the UK workforce. At one end of the spectrum we’re seeing major advances in fields like artificial intelligence, and at the other a quarter of the population still don’t have the skills to do more than consume digital products. Medium sized companies in the UK have identi...

31 Aug 1:11 PM 0 Read More...

Net Migration: A Sign of Fear That the UK Door Could Soon Close

ONS Migration Statistics Quarterly report for the period January 2016 to March 2016 showed that net migration to the UK has not changed significantly, at 327,000. The figure for EU-only net migration is 180,000. These figures are to be expected and it is strong evidence of the growing fear among EU citizens, leading up to the EU referendum, that the UK door could close on them soon - a fear that still remains. Suc...

31 Aug 11:15 AM 0 Read More...

The GIG Economy

Daily we are seeing new businesses strategies and models emerging around the globe; some of these are now contributing to what we are calling a GIG economy. This is the overall businesses environment in which organizations and companies outsource labour, via direct or third party contracting for shortterm independent employment. A recent study conducted by Intuit predicted that by 2020, 40% of US workers would be ind...

25 Aug 11:01 AM 0 Read More...

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25 Aug 9:08 AM 0 Read More...

New Report Reveals Shocking Conditions Among Britain’s Places Of Work

Unsafe and unsanitary working conditions are putting the health of millions of British workers in serious danger, according to a new report* by Hayward Baker. Researchers carried out an in-depth study** into the conditions of Britain’s offices, shops, factories, warehouses and building sites - and discovered a staggering 69% of British workers – 21 million of them - claim their workplace to be a health hazard...

24 Aug 2:58 PM 0 Read More...