Employers more optimistic

The last few months have seen a series of mixed signals given out on the employment market, but a new survey has suggested that employers are feeling more confident about the future.

Employers urged to make sure students don't overpay tax on summer jobs

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has reminded both employers and students about the paperwork needed to ensure that there is no unnecessary payment of tax for summer jobs.

Government announces funding for skills development

The Government has set out where the first round of skills investment will be spent under the Growth and Innovation Fund.

Fathers turning down chance of paternity leave

There is evidence that new fathers are unwilling to take up the parental leave rights available to them because families are worried about the subsequent loss of earnings.

Smaller firms struggling to provide new jobs

A new study has suggested that many smaller businesses are finding it difficult to create new jobs.

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