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Home Office to allow late EU Settlement Scheme applications after website crashes
The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid dropped to its lowest level since the onset of the pandemic, new figures released today reveal. The US Labor Department reported Thursday that jobless claims dropped by 51,000 to 364,000. The figures provide further evidence that the US labour market is rebounding strongly from the damage inflicted on it [...]
The US and Europe adopted very different approaches to providing labour market support during the pandemic but as their economies re-open they appear to be experiencing similar problems: worker shortages, a growing number of unfilled vacancies and wage pressures in some sectors. What’s going on? Let’s start with the labour market support programmes themselves. The [...]
Nissan furloughs hundreds of factory staff after surge in Covid cases
UK business confidence at a three-year high despite skills shortages
The government will today launch a reform programme that will see wide-scale reforms to the civil service, with jobs being moved out of Whitehall and senior jobs open to external candidates. The reforms include moving 22,000 civil servant roles outside of London by 2030, including 50 per cent of senior servant roles, and advertising all [...]
Rishi Sunak not expected to alter furlough scheme despite 'Freedom Day' being scrapped
Goldman Sachs has sent a memo to staff ordering them to report their Covid-19 vaccination status, ahead of a return to the office. The bank gave its United States employees a deadline of noon on Thursday to declare whether or not they have been vaccinated against Covid-19. In a memo first reported in The New [...]
Employers plan a huge recruitment drive, fuelled by the easing of lockdown restrictions, according to a new report out this morning.
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