Daily Archives: March 5, 2011

Workers past retirement age contribute £100 million per day to the economy

.Employees over-65 made a net contribution to the UK economy of £40 billion last year, even allowing for the costs of pensions, welfare and health services, which equates to more than £100 million per day. According to a report from … Continue reading

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Employers put staff development and retention before recruitment for the year ahead

Employers are putting employee development before hiring for the year ahead, as they look to improve staff retention and develop talent within the business, according to Taleo. The vast majority (82%) of HR professionals surveyed said they considered employee development … Continue reading

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Vocational courses ‘leading young people into dead ends’

Too many vocational courses are of little value and are targeted at league tables rather than preparing young people for the world of work, according to the Government. The Government today (3 March) published the Wolf report, the results of a review … Continue reading

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When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective.  George C. Marshall (1880 – 1959)

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