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Bosses urged to engage more with unions amid rise in strike action
Strike action

Bosses urged to engage more with unions amid rise in strike action

More than half of the 1,000 bosses and senior HR professionals surveyed by the CIPD agreed the UK is entering a new, more unstable period of employment relations.

From game designers to chip shops: The largest ever four-day working week trial has begun in the UK
Four-day working week

From game designers to chip shops: The largest ever four-day working week trial has begun in the UK

It is hoped the diversity of businesses involved in the trial will show the positives of a four-day working week in almost every sector.

The UK has more job vacancies than unemployed people for the first time
Employment

The UK has more job vacancies than unemployed people for the first time

As businesses continue to post job adverts, out of work candidates are in short supply.

Considering a new job? Here’s how to retrain in 10 crucial areas desperate to hire
Retrain

Considering a new job? Here’s how to retrain in 10 crucial areas desperate to hire

Belgium says workers can request a four-day week – but it’s not quite what it seems
Four-day work week

Belgium says workers can request a four-day week – but it’s not quite what it seems

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30,000 pigs culled since September due to supply chain issues and worker shortages
Farming

30,000 pigs culled since September due to supply chain issues and worker shortages

The UK could be 2.6 million workers short by 2030
Employment

The UK could be 2.6 million workers short by 2030

These are the highest paying jobs you don’t need a degree for
Jobs

These are the highest paying jobs you don’t need a degree for

Daily testing for critical workers labelled ‘hopelessly inadequate’ as it will only reach 1%
Covid

Daily testing for critical workers labelled ‘hopelessly inadequate’ as it will only reach 1%

‘Entirely predictable’ NHS staff crisis risks derailing plan to tackle 5.8 million patient backlog
NHS

‘Entirely predictable’ NHS staff crisis risks derailing plan to tackle 5.8 million patient backlog

NHS facing Covid staff crisis in ‘busiest week’ of the year
NHS staffing crisis

NHS facing Covid staff crisis in ‘busiest week’ of the year

MPs launch inquiry into NHS staffing crisis
Employment

MPs launch inquiry into NHS staffing crisis

The Great Resignation? Record numbers of workers are switching jobs but vacancies rise again
Employment

The Great Resignation? Record numbers of workers are switching jobs but vacancies rise again

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Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies
Employment

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies

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