10-02-2017Perks - What Employees want
New research from the UK’s leading independent job site, CV-Library, reveals just how important workplace perks are to UK workers, with nearly two thirds (62.1%) of professionals stating that they consider these to be a key factor when looking for a job. Furthermore, just over one in 10 (12.6%) said that they would turn down a job if the company didn’t offer workplace perks. Worryingly, the survey of 1,000 professionals also revealed that nearly three quarters of UK professionals (71.8%) aren’t currently receiving any perks at work. This is despite 70.5% of workers believing that all business should offer them. When asked what they’d like to receive, the most desirable workplace perks were:
09-02-2017UK heading for the top of the G7 growth league
The UK could shake off the near-term impact of Brexit to become the fastest-growing economy in the G7 group of rich countries between now and 2050, according to a report that paints a bright outlook for the country’s prospects outside the EU. Consultants PwC say the UK economy will not escape entirely unscathed from the decision to leave the bloc and that it will dampen growth prospects in the short term. But the brunt of the impact would be felt by 2020 and in the years that follow the UK would outperform its peers thanks to its relatively large working age population and its flexible economy.
08-02-2017Reasons to be cheerful in 2017
New Year: a time for resolutions, detox diets and predictions. But after the year forecasters had in 2016, who would be brazen enough to predict how 2017 will pan out? Where most economists went wrong last year – including the likes of the Bank of England and International Monetary Fund – was in predicting a sharp slowdown in the event of a vote for Brexit. George Osborne, for example, made the misjudged warning that a vote to leave the EU was a vote for recession.
07-02-2017UK's January Job Spike
Britain began 2017 with the world’s fourth sharpest spike in the number of people looking for a new job, according to data published today by the global job site Indeed. The number of Britons hunting for jobs on Indeed – the world’s biggest job site – rocketed by 64% in January compared to the 2016 average, not far behind the 72% surge seen in France.
06-02-2017Drinks Event at the Oriental Club January 2017
Fantastic Event at the Oriental Club