Nimans’ Survey Reveals Huge Hosted Potential Hosted telephony is set to take a much bigger stranglehold on the comms industry, virtually every reseller believes….. according to independent research conducted by Nimans. A nationwide survey commissioned by the evolving distribution specialist targeted thousands of resellers and uncovered some fascinating findings about their views on future comms
Our MD, Clive Jefferys, wrote in Comms Dealer today : While on-site with a client to review recruitment strategy we discussed the need to offer better incenties for people to join them, better hours, better pay, more interesting work. After all, 93% of people are in work, and they won’t move just for the sake
UK – Placements and salaries rise slower – Staffing Industry Analysts – 7th November 2014 Comment by Clive Jefferys: As happens every year, the final push by companies to onboard staff before Christmas is underway, but overall placement rates in Q3 slowed due to poor candidate availability. However if you are looking for a new
Holiday pay decision opens up a can of worms as business leaders express outrage! As I commented yesterday, this new ruling about including previous overtime pay as a basis of calculating holiday pay has caused consternation across industry. It will limit people’s ability to earn more from their job as employers will be forced to
Workers have won a ground-breaking case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal to include overtime in holiday pay.
(Source article at BBC News) Clive Jefferys comments; Whilst motivated by good intentions to protect the low-paid or overworked, the consequences of this decision could have a dire effect on British industry and overall employment prospects. Simply put; this ruling entitles workers to have their typical overtime pay included in the calculation of their holiday pay.
“Job-hunters desperate to win race to apply first turn to smartphones” says Indeed. Well it seems that the smartphone has taken over as the leading device used for job-hunting, according to The Daily Telegraph and Indeed, with 54% of all job searches originating this way. To put it into perspective; in 2011, the Laptop, PC or Mac
Do you relish financial planning, or working in customer service? Then perhaps you should work in the northern ‘business belt’ of Liverpool, Leeds, and Manchester, according to a study by LinkedIn. LinkedIn has mapped which skills are most uniquely found in almost every major city across the US and the EU, using skills and location
The number of hours worked by agency workers across Europe increased by +5.6% in September 2014, the strongest year-on-year growth since September 2011, according to the European Agency Work Business Indicator from Eurociett, the European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies. This positive growth stems predominately from the Dutch, Belgian, and Italian markets, with the Danish
The number of jobless young people in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level for six years, according to new data. The Office for National Statistics reported that the youth unemployment rate stood at 16.7% between June and August – 5.6% lower than a year ago. The UK rate fell by 5.1% over the same
Small businesses across the UK have placed marketing, and social media experts at the top of their hiring wish list, according to a recent survey from Everline, the digital lender for small businesses. The survey of 500 small business owners saw marketing professionals take the number one spot or the role that small business owners