Job quality can be as important as pay in retaining staff

1 July 2022

With 6.5 million workers planning to quit in search of better jobs in the next year, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has stressed the importance of considering job quality in the round, noting that pay is not a “silver bullet” for keeping staff.

Withdrawal of additional cabotage rights confirmed

1 July 2022

Having considered the views and evidence provided during consultation, including responses by representatives of the goods road transport sector, the Government has decided not to continue with the permission of additional cabotage rights.

Inequalities in early child development remain high

1 July 2022

New research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that inequalities in early childhood remain stubbornly high, and there was little change between those born in the early 2000s and those born a decade later.

UKEF puts sustainability at the heart of its new agenda

1 July 2022

Publishing its annual results for 2021–22, the UK’s export credit agency reports that it provided £7.4 billion in financial support for UK exports to 61 countries during this latest accounting period, without any for overseas fossil fuel projects.

HGV levy could be based on green performance

30 June 2022

The HGV levy was introduced in 2014 so that heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) over 12 tonnes, whether registered in the UK or in other countries, had to pay when using or being kept on UK roads.