Posted By Helen Gould
The most wonderful time of the year has come again – but for many, it isn’t so wonderful for their wallets.
However, it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are our top tips on how to save money at Christmas.Read more >>
When deciding what to do with your career, one of the options is whether to do an MBA or an EMBA (Executive MBA).
There are a number of differences between the two, and becoming a student on either type of course can have a great impact on your future career - especially if you want to be a manager or an executive in an international company.
But how do you know which degree to choose? Here's a guide to what separates an MBA and an EMBA to help you make up your mind.Read more >>
As part of their expansion plan, Metro Bank is opening a new branch in Liverpool Street, London.
This will be the company’s 52nd store, with 12 more planned to open next year.Read more >>
A report from Oxford Economics has found that 110,000 new jobs have been created in East London since the 2012 Olympics, with Hackney, Newham, and Tower Hamlets seeing the highest growth.
According to the research, Tower Hamlets has seen the highest increase in jobs since 2012, with 50,000 new jobs being created.Read more >>
A report from Heathrow Express has found that London is the most popular destination for business travel.
The 2017 Heathrow Express Business Travel Insights Report found that 85 per cent of 2,424 business travellers have travelled to London for business.Read more >>
Figures from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have shown an improvement in gender diversity amongst the UK’s biggest banks, with 28 per cent of senior executives being female.
The figures were analysed by DHR International and show that the number of female directors has increased by 1.5 per cent since 2015.Read more >>
Research from job search engine Adzuna has revealed which degree subjects are the most lucrative for new graduates.
The study used Adzuna’s ValueMyCV algorithm to analyse the CVs of recent graduates and identified the top ten most valuable degrees in the UK.Read more >>
Over 65 per cent of UK professionals believe they will need to acquire a new skillset in the next two to five years to do their job.
The research from leadership qualifications provider ILM surveyed 2,000 full-time and part-time workers in the UK.Read more >>
A leadership development and coaching company is offering a new leadership programme for companies who want to increase staff engagement.
Full Potential Group (FPG) is launching the Charisma Connection programme to help business leaders develop charisma.Read more >>
Research from online jobs board Totaljobs has revealed the recruitment trends for graduates in the first half of the year.
London was found to be the most popular location for graduates seeking work, with over 5,000 graduates searching for jobs in the city every month.
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Lloyds Banking Group is supporting a scheme to help thousands of people across the UK to improve their digital skills and manage their money online.
The charity Good Things Foundation will work with the bank to deliver the scheme.Read more >>
New research from Peldon Rose has found that UK workers believe that trust and autonomy is important to being happy and productive in the workplace.
The research found that whilst 59 per cent of staff feel that they are most productive in the office, 33 per cent want to be more trusted with managing how and when they work.Read more >>
The latest city jobs index from recruitment company Robert Walters has shown an increase in the number of jobs in the City of London.
The figures show a rise of 37 per cent in July compared with the same period last year.Read more >>
New research from the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) and the Society for Education and Training (SET) has explored career trends within the further education and training sector.
The online research is the first of its kind to explore barriers to career progression and career aspirations in the sector.Read more >>
Data from CV-Library has shown an increase in job applications and advertised job vacancies, with a rise of 1.1 per cent and 8.3 per cent respectively.
The data revealed the locations that saw the highest rise in job applications last month, with Bristol topping the list at 6.5 per cent, followed by Guildford at 6.3 per cent and Southampton at 5.9 per cent.Read more >>
New data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has shown that permanent vacancies in the finance sector have increased by 8 per cent since last year.
The overall number of permanent vacancies showed a rise of 2 per cent in June 2017 compared with 2016.Read more >>
A new information hub has been launched to help executives gain the skills they need to become successful “self-drive workers.”
Launched by Russam GMS Founder Charles Russam, Working Free provides advice and resources for senior-level executives that are looking to become self-employed.Read more >>
Figures from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have shown that accountancy student numbers have risen to 164,000 in the UK.
There has also been growth in the number of female members and students, with 35 per cent of members now being female.Read more >>
The number of financial services jobs in London increased month-on-month in June as a result of the 2017 general election, according to Morgan McKinley’s London Employment Monitor.
This is the third year in a row that this figure has risen, with an increase of 18 per cent in 2016 after the EU referendum and a rise of 56 per cent in 2015 after the previous general election.Read more >>
Data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) and Vacancysoft has shown the high demand for IT professionals in London, with IT jobs accounting for 28.4 per cent of all job vacancies in the two-year period up to May 2017.
The data showed a 10 per cent rise in vacancies across the board in the three months leading up to May 2017 and a rise of 2.6 per cent in the same period in 2016.Read more >>
Talented women in the finance sector have been recognised at the Women in Finance Awards 2017, which took place in London last week.
The awards are the European finance industry’s largest diversity-led event, with 119 finalists from a wide range of sectors in the industry being celebrated this year, including accountancy and banking.Read more >>
Research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has shown an increase in the number of permanent vacancies in the UK.
The data showed that permanent vacancies for professional jobs increased by 1 per cent in May 2017, whilst permanent roles in finance and engineering increased by 7 per cent and 5 per cent respectively.Read more >>
Travelling could help UK adults to gain invaluable skills and make them more employable, according to research from hostel booking website Hostelworld.
The research surveyed 1,000 people in the UK, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, South Korea and Brazil, and found that 64 per cent of UK adults and 82 per cent of employers believe that travelling can make people more employable.
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The employment rate in the UK continues to be at a high at 74.8 per cent, according to the Labour Force Survey from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Figures showed that the number of employed people increased between November 2016 and January 2017 and continued to rise between February and April 2017.Read more >>
The latest Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has shown a boost in business growth and employment in London for the month of May.
The PMI, which is an economic health check of the UK’s regions, showed that business activity grew at a faster rate in London than in the rest of the UK last month, with rising business demand helping to boost employment levels in the city.Read more >>