CIPD releases Labour Market Outlook the alarm bell is sounding for employers trying to fill low-skill roles, many of whom are still in wait and see mode. It’s essential that those employers are prepared for reduced numbers of candidates and further restrictions to low-skill labour planned from 2021 with a workforce plan
Author: CIPD Manchester Branch
The government’s white paper on a future post-Brexit immigration policy looks set to have a dramatic impact on employers, especially low-skilled ones if they are implemented. What would the impact of a 30k minimum salary threshold be on your organisation? Join us on 12 August in Manchester with Gerwyn Davies CIPD Public Policy Adviser to discuss.
Rachel and Mike reflect on the CIPD Manchester neurodiversity at work campaign (including brilliant blogs from people across the HR and L&D sectors) and draw out the key points of interest.
Neurodiversity can be a key, rather than a barrier to success, with the right support in place. Fully understanding the different neurodiverse conditions and how they may affect an individual at work, arms organisations with the information needed to provide their employees with the appropriate reasonable adjustments.
Parental leave policies need to better reflect the changing nature of modern families and progress gender equality at work. Greater employer provision of flexible working is essential to help families balance caring responsibilities within and beyond a child’s first year. By thinking more creatively about the types of flexible working they can offer, and ensuring it's available at all levels of seniority, employers are more likely to hold on to talented people who can progress their careers with the organisation.