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Salesforce Apple and Deloitte best places to work in the UK and US says new research

Software organisation Salesforce technology business Apple and professional services firm Deloitte are the top three employers to work for in the UK and US, according to research by Power House Truths. The analysis used data from LinkedIn, Glassdoor, PayScale and annual organisational reports to compare business’ average salaries, benefits and employee reviews. More than 210,000 staff member reviews […]

Molson Coors launches new staff wellbeing initiative

Molson Coors Brewing Company has launched a new leave benefit for the more than 2,000 employees based in the UK and Ireland, providing an additional two weeks of paid leave for the purpose of aiding wellbeing. The benefit, named ‘life leave’, was introduced in July 2019. The policy has been designed to empower staff to improve […]

New data reveals the industries creating the most UK jobs

Employment in the UK is currently at a record high, with over 32.7 million people in work across the country. But which industries are creating the most jobs? RS Components have analysed official UK government data to reveal the industries that are creating the most UK jobs The real estate industry is the industry creating […]

Service Delivery in the Age of Customer Experience

By Mark Cattini, CEO, ClickSoftware Over the past 10 years, there has been a major shift in the area of customer service. The expectations of customers are increasing, and delighting customers is the de facto standard. Research shows that 65% of consumers find that a positive experience with a brand is more influential than great […]

Summer dilemma: is it ok to wear flip flops at work

Summer has finally arrived and with it, the inevitable clothing dilemma – what to wear to work when the temperature heats up. Flip-flops, strappy summer dresses, shorts and T-shirts are fine when you’re off duty. But is it also OK to wear such outfits to work, or are there sartorial limits to how far you […]

Deutsche Bank confirms plan to cut 18,000 jobs

Deutsche Bank will cut 18,000 jobs over three years as part of a radical reorganisation of the German bank. It will also report a second quarter loss of €2.8bn to partly pay for the shake-up, which will significantly shrink its investment banking business. Deutsche Bank is yet to specify exactly where jobs will be lost. […]

British Airways in talks after pilots’ strike

British Airways will begin talks with its pilots on Monday to avert a potentially damaging summer strike. Pilots have rejected a pay increase worth 11.5% over three years, which the airline says is “fair and generous”. However, the British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) argues that its members deserve a better offer, as BA has been […]

Net developers and digital marketing managers top list of jobs second half of 2019

Robert Half UK reveals the top 10 in-demand roles for the second half of 2019, and the leading trends in the jobs market today. NET developers, digital marketing managers and IT project managers appear in the list as organisations focus on transforming their businesses to cope with Industry 4.0. Meanwhile, professional ghosting and skill signalling are […]

BBC gender pay gap heading south

Media organisation the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has reported a 6.8% mean gender pay gap for fixed hourly pay as at March 2019; this is a decrease from the 10.7% mean gender pay gap it reported in 2017. The organisation has reported its gender pay gap data for BBC Public Service Broadcasting staff based in England, Scotland and Wales […]

GDPR bites as British Airways faces record fine for data breach

British Airways says it is facing a record fine of £183m for last year’s breach of its security systems. The airline, owned by IAG, says it was “surprised and disappointed” by the penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). At the time, BA said hackers had carried out a “sophisticated, malicious criminal attack” on its […]