60% of people looking for new jobs now, with cost of living crisis driving this trend
Jun09

60% of people looking for new jobs now, with cost of living crisis driving this trend

Leading recruitment agency, Aspire, has expanded on new research from PwC, which suggests that one in five UK workers expect to change jobs in the next 12 months.  Aspire’s own study, which is focused on the creative, digital and technology sectors, indicates that 60.8% of candidates are looking for a job right now, with the cost of living crisis the main driver of this. The research, in which 832 candidates participated, shows: ...

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Cost-of-living crisis is biggest threat to survival of Britain’s small businesses in next 12 months
Jun07

Cost-of-living crisis is biggest threat to survival of Britain’s small businesses in next 12 months

Two thirds of Britain’s small business owners say the last two years have been the most challenging since they started their venture. Yet, PayPal’s annual Business of Change report, this year focusing on Wellbeing & Empowerment’, revealed nearly half (47%) fear the next 12 months could prove even more difficult. Surveying 1,000 small business owners nationwide, PayPal’s report revealed three quarters (78%) believe the immediate...

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Ethnic minority workers disproportionately impacted by cost-of-living crisis
Jun06

Ethnic minority workers disproportionately impacted by cost-of-living crisis

The cost-of-living crisis is disproportionately impacting ethnic minority workers, according to a new report from networking group People Like Us. It reveals that workers from ethnic minority backgrounds are almost twice as likely to have had a promotion or pay rise they were promised taken away compared with people from White backgrounds (19% vs 10%). While spiralling inflation is impacting nearly all worker demographics, the report...

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The cost of living has shot up. So employers need to step up!
Jun06

The cost of living has shot up. So employers need to step up!

From inflation to energy bills to cost of goods, UK households today can barely survive let alone thrive. Workers that are on average or lower incomes, with no spare cash at the end of each month, often getting state benefits to survive, are living on a dangerous edge. Strangely, it’s not just the supermarket employees on £18,000 a year living in London that are facing a crisis today. Many workers employed full-time at the largest...

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