Future of Work

Working mum

EMPLOYERS URGED TO DEVELOP A CLEAR APPROACH TO REMOTE WORKING

Some workers cannot switch off outside office hours, regularly checking texts or emails when they get home, a new study has showed. Research revealed a third of adults feel having remote access to the office impinges on their personal life. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development said its survey of 2,000 employees found two […]

Design agency

REVEALED: THE TOP TEN MOST HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER ROLES IN DIGITAL MARKETING

The world of digital marketing is constantly changing and evolving. New roles are emerging as companies adapt to new customer habits and strive to stay ahead of the competition. As a result of this fluidity, some roles are more coveted than others, and some can be more difficult to hire for. Digital marketing recruitment specialists, […]

Gender equality

GENDER EQUALITY NOW COVERS HALF OF FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR WORKERS

Almost half of workers in financial services are now covered by a “groundbreaking” government plan to tackle gender inequality, it has been announced. A total of 122 companies employing more than half a million staff have signed up to a charter launched a year ago, with some committing to a 50/50 gender split in senior […]

UK job market

BUSINESSES ‘FACE SCRAP FOR FOREIGN STAFF’ AS IMMIGRATION RULES TIGHTEN

Companies in every business sector will be competing for a reduced pool of workers because of expected migration controls, according to a new report. Hotels, manufacturers and transport will be hardest hit by limits on the movement of workers born outside the UK, says consultancy firm Mercer. A third of workers in accommodation and food […]

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AIRBNB RAISES $1BN OF INVESTMENT FUNDING TO FUEL GLOBAL EXPANSION

Home rental company AirBnB has raised $1bn (£821m) of investment funding in a deal that values the firm at $31bn. The San Francisco-based firm disclosed the investment in a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. AirBnB did not comment on how it would use the funding, but is expected to expand its operations globally. […]