Govt to encourage schools to emphasise apprenticeships
Posted on 16/02/2016
The government has introduced a new law that is designed to end the ‘snobbery’ towards apprenticeships. Under the legislation, schools must allow access to apprenticeship providers and colleges, and place an equal emphasis on the non-academic routes that pupils can take after the age of 16.
Firms boosting incentives to attract top talent
Posted on 15/02/2016
The employment market is growing increasingly more competitive for jobseekers, according to new findings. Research published by Edenred, a UK provider of reward and recognition revealed that in order to get the top talent, a growing number of firms are offering more incentives for those that work at their companies.
Scots earn more than English workers
Posted on 12/02/2016
Scottish workers are more likely to earn more than their English counterparts, according to new research. Findings published by think-tank the Resolution Foundation revealed that Scots are being paid more per hour than English people for the first time since records began.