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Skills gap means employers are hiring people without full skills

Skills gap means employers are hiring people without full skills

Half of employers say they are concerned with the growing skills gap in Britain and more than a quarter of employers say they currently have open positions that they cannot find qualified candidates to fill, according to a new survey.…

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Number of women on boards rising, but number of female executives needs improvement

Number of women on boards rising, but number of female executives needs improvement

The number of women on the boards of Britain's top companies is rising and there is a growing recognition of the benefits gained by business, the economy and wider society, according to the third annual report by Lord Davies.…

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Businesses 'missing talent' due to inflexibility, says survey

Businesses 'missing talent' due to inflexibility, says survey

Businesses are failing to get the most talented people for the job because they don’t seriously considering flexible working hours, says a leading recruitment firm.…

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Self employed could outstrip public sector jobs by 2018

Self employed could outstrip public sector jobs by 2018

The number of self-employed people could outstrip those working in public sector jobs by 2018, according to a report from the RSA.…

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Families spend over £2.5k a month 

Families spend over £2.5k a month 

The average family's monthly outgoings now top £2,500 - including £100 on petrol and over £100 takeaways and eating out, a new financial report has revealed.…

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