New partnership to reimagine the world of work

29 June 2022

KPMG and the University of Cambridge have unveiled a new partnership which, they said, would reimagine the world of work by examining the big issues affecting the modern workforce and offering practical, research-backed solutions to employers.

Proposals for a voluntary code of conduct for directors

28 June 2022

The use of codes of conduct is causing problems for the Prime Minister and his Government at the moment, but the Institute of Directors (IoD) is in no doubt that they are a good idea and has put forward a proposal that a voluntary code for directors should be prepared.

Childcare fees have increased by nearly half

23 June 2022

Cost of living increases are leading most news bulletins with the emphasis on fuel, food and energy. Now the TUC has put the spotlight on another rising cost — childcare — with the warning that many parents with pre-school children are caught in a “catch 22”.

Hybrid working continues to increase in popularity

22 June 2022

There are no doubt some politicians who will be unhappy at the news, but a new survey by Acas has shown that 60% of employers have seen an increase in hybrid working for staff compared to before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Employers may look to tempt economically inactive back into work

20 June 2022

Reacting to the latest labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) said that record job vacancies and buoyant employment figures were defying the economy’s slowing growth.