Management in the news

'Apprenticeships add thousands to businesses' bottom line'

Research published by the Association of Accounting Technicians claims that apprenticeships help to boost business profits.

Men 'more likely to take up apprenticeships'

Findings published by the City & Guilds Group highlighted the disparities between careers advice given to men and women.

UK employees taking on £640m of unpaid overtime

A report published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) revealed that an increasing number of employees are taking on unpaid overtime.

Presenteeism 'impacting the productivity of workers'

A report from Overbury has highlighted the detrimental impact of presenteeism.

New report highlights a rise in job opportunities

Research by Adzuna.co.uk has revealed that job vacancies rose by 14 per cent in January.

Employers 'plan to boost staff numbers'

REC figures show a rise in hiring intentions.

Low pay commission urges govt to raise minimum wage

The Low Pay Commission has recommended a three per cent pay rise.

Older women 'held back by inflexible workplace culture'

Inflexibility is holding back the career progression of older women, according to the TUC.

Women 'more likely to take time off sick'

Figures compiled by the Office for National Statistics show that women have higher sickness absence rates than men.

Pay rises 'are failing to motivate accountants'

Research published by recruiter Marks Sattin revealed that financial incentives are failing to persuade accountants not to switch jobs.