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      Be careful how you play the Bame game when recruiting

      Moving towards a more ethnically diverse workforce is usually a triumph of hope over experience. Companies say they...

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      Black and ethnic names have less chance of making shortlist

      When Kayo Anosike embarked on a career change, she studied for a masters degree in business psychology at the...

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      After seven years, workers still waiting for bumper pay rises

      Britain’s workers have gone seven years without a decent pay rise — and data published on Thursday suggest they will...

    3. May 24, 2016

      Job security is living the millennial dream

      I used to think I was a bad millennial. I was always being told that my generation were restless and impatient souls,...

    4. May 23, 2016

      Brexit shock would cause loss of half a million jobs, Javid warns

      Britain faces the loss of more than half a million jobs if it votes to leave the EU, according to a bleak analysis of...

    5. May 19, 2016

      Graphic: Inappropriate interview questions for women

    6. May 19, 2016

      Azeem Azhar: ‘The company man belongs in the past’

      For much of the 20th century, the corporate star was the company man — and it was usually a man — who knew his way...

    7. May 18, 2016

      Bring on the long-delayed dawn of the robot age

      The video is set in a new factory replete with driverless vehicles. It shows, amid flying sparks and white-hot metal,...

    8. May 18, 2016

      Number of EU nationals working in UK reaches record level

      The number of EU nationals working in the UK has climbed to a fresh record of 2.1m, fuelling the debate on immigration...

    9. May 18, 2016

      UK jobs recovery cools on slowing economy with Brexit uncertainty

      Britain’s strong jobs market recovery has cooled off as the economy slows and the referendum on EU membership looms....

    10. May 17, 2016

      MPs dismiss Sports Direct factory invitation

      Mike Ashley has agreed to answer MPs’ questions about pay and working conditions at his Sports Direct chain, ending...

    11. May 12, 2016

      Your view: how will Brexit affect UK jobs?

      Most EU citizens already working in the UK would not meet existing visa requirements for non-EU foreign nationals who...

    12. May 12, 2016

      Justine Roberts: mothers work for good reasons

      A recent post on Mumsnet asking “Why do you go to work?” threw up a glorious variety of answers and got me thinking...

    13. May 9, 2016

      Migration: to labour the point

      Weeks before the EU referendum, predicting what follows an Out vote is doubly speculative: bookies make this only a...

    14. May 6, 2016

      Most EU citizens in UK would not meet work visa rules, data show

      Three-quarters of EU citizens working in the UK would not meet current visa requirements for non-EU overseas workers if...

    15. May 6, 2016

      EU workers fear impact of Brexit on jobs

      Certain sections of the British economy would be particularly affected if Britain left the EU and it subsequently...

    16. May 1, 2016

      Kenneth Baker and his guerrilla war over skills

      In the workplace, the British have largely solved the problem of social class by pretending, day-to-day, that it does...

    17. April 28, 2016

      CBI chief urges rethink on apprentice training levy

      The UK’s biggest business lobby has called on the government to “radically rethink” the apprenticeship levy that is due...

    18. April 28, 2016

      Give your gardener feedback and your nanny a bonus

      Not many people know this, but I used to share a nanny with the Delevingnes. Our arrangement was not three days at my...

    19. April 26, 2016

      Young UK graduates struggle to find skilled work

      Young graduates are struggling to find work that matches their skills with figures showing more than one-in-three in...

    20. April 26, 2016

      Stepping inside the workplace simulator at a London school

      Last week I went to a school in east London to try out the “world’s first work experience simulator”. I was...

    21. April 22, 2016

      City hiring grinds to a halt as Brexit poll looms

      It is a familiar ritual that takes place every spring. Across the City, employees from top rainmakers to ambitious...

    22. April 21, 2016

      Trade unions embrace reinvention, at last

      The use and abuse of working-class political anger has been one of the defining characteristics of Donald Trump’s...

    23. April 21, 2016

      In a Blink: apprenticeship opportunities in the UK

      Much has been made of apprenticeships, especially in industrial engineering. UK politicians regularly laud programmes...

    24. April 21, 2016

      Education experts warn on apprenticeships

      The government’s drive to boost apprenticeships through a tax on business payrolls may damage employer-sponsored...

    25. April 20, 2016

      UK unemployment rises for first time in almost a year

      Unemployment has risen in Britain in a sign that employers are rattled by the global slowdown, rising labour costs and...

    26. April 18, 2016

      Businesses dogged by referendum uncertainty

      The rival campaigns may disagree about how disruptive a vote to leave the EU would be for British business. But there...

    27. April 15, 2016

      Tale of two steel towns: How Redcar and Qianan are faring as furnaces sit idle

      Opposite the Enterprise Revolution offices, where former steelworkers seek advice on self employment, stretches...

    28. April 15, 2016

      Black and Asian graduates suffer in jobs market

      Black and ethnic minority graduates are more than twice as likely to be without a job as white graduates, according to...

    29. April 12, 2016

      Why quitters are not failures but a sign of success

      If motivational posters are to be believed, quitters are just about the worst people on earth. “There are no failures,...

    30. April 8, 2016

      RMT union calls for members to vote for Brexit

      One of Britain’s most militant trade unions has urged its members to vote for Brexit even as other unions argue that...

    31. April 7, 2016

      In a Blink: UK’s overqualified workforce on the rise

    32. April 5, 2016

      Teesside investor drops £300m renewables project

      A £300m “energy from waste” project in Teesside that was intended as the biggest of its kind in the world, has been...

    33. April 5, 2016

      Brexit means little for the rights of UK workers

      Britain’s impending referendum over its EU membership has turned into a battle of the myth-busters. Whenever the Remain...

    34. April 5, 2016

      Port Talbot rescue means closure of blast furnaces, says Gupta

      Sanjeev Gupta, the businessman at the centre of efforts to salvage the Welsh steel industry, says any plan to buy...

    35. April 2, 2016

      Can the British steel industry be saved?

      The news that Tata is planning to sell off its UK steel plants, which are reportedly losing £1m a day, raises questions...

    36. April 1, 2016

      The long, slow decline of the British steel industry

      The British have sometimes been labelled a “nation of shopkeepers”, though probably not by Napoleon, as popularly...

    37. April 1, 2016

      Politicians are taking risks with minimum pay

      When Tony Blair’s government introduced Britain’s first national statutory minimum wage in 1998, the Conservative...

    38. March 30, 2016

      Surprise but little rancour for Tata at Port Talbot

      Even as they acknowledged the gloomy state of the industry, workers at Port Talbot said they were surprised at news...

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