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CBI and PwC survey finds optimism in financial services sector

CBI and PwC survey finds optimism in financial services sector

The quarterly survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and PwC has found that financial services firms are optimistic about the business situation. Conducted before the 2019 General Election – the result of which may have added more certainty, it could be added – organisations in the financial …

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Intrapreneurship declared must-have skill for 2020

Intrapreneurship declared must-have skill for 2020

Intrapreneurship has been named the most desirable skill for 2020 by global recruitment specialist Michael Page, as it launches this year’s top 100 skills list. However, the term remains a mystery to workers; research found just 15 per cent know what intrapreneurship means. Michael Page’s Skill of the Year was …

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Resolution Foundation has published its Earnings Outlook

Resolution Foundation has published its Earnings Outlook

The Resolution Foundation’s Earnings Outlook believes 2020 will be a “turning point” for real wages, but employment could fall. In the Earnings Outlook, it was noted that last year was a good one for the UK labour market; even though the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) …

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Huge rise in recruitment agencies over past two decades

Huge rise in recruitment agencies over past two decades

The number of recruitment agencies in the UK has jumped by a staggering 500% since 1999. Comparative analysis undertaken for the International Confederation of Private Employment Agencies by Deloitte has found a mammoth rise over the past two decades. In 1999, the UK housed an estimated 6,500 private recruitment agencies; …

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Principal drivers behind meaningful work revealed

Principal drivers behind meaningful work revealed

Meaningful work increases productivity and motivation of employees. In the whitepaper from Guidant Global, The human connection: Why meaning is so important to work’, employees who find their work to be ‘very meaningful’ spend an extra hour each week working, which is the equivalent to a 2.5% rise in productivity. It also …

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BCC release Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019

BCC release Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has released its Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019. The largest survey of its kind in the UK, the Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019 is a leading indicator of GDP growth, and the information provided by the BCC – representing 75,000 businesses in all sectors …

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FTSE 100 CEOs overtake average salary in three days of 2020

FTSE 100 CEOs overtake average salary in three days of 2020

CEOs from FTSE 100 companies made the same amount of money as the average worker’s salary in the first three working days of 2020, new research has revealed. Data from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the High Pay Centre think tank shows that those CEOs who …

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Deloitte’s European CFO Survey for spring is released

Deloitte's European CFO Survey for spring is released

Deloitte has released its European CFO Survey for spring, which revealed the mood and concerns shared by CFOs across the continent. More than 1,000 CFOs were canvassed for the survey across Europe, who gave their view on hiring and investment intentions, current strategic priorities they deem vital to success, as …

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