Home, but not alone: Remote workers bond together with 8 in 10 (81%) reaching out to support isolated colleagues during COVID-19 outbreak

New study reveals rising fears for job security and an increasing sense of isolation is seeing colleagues bond together in the new working-age of COVID-19.  More than two-thirds (67%) of UK workers concerned about job security since COVID-19 outbreak. More than half...
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Reversal of the brain drain: One million young workers set to leave London before turning 33

Totaljobs and leading Professor of Economics Geraint Johnes provide new analysis of government data to show how net migration out of London is accelerating. Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show a sharp increase (26%) in the number of workers in...
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The Gender Pay Trap: Five factors trapping women in a cycle of workplace inequality

New study identifies the ‘Gender Pay Trap’, a vicious cycle of five gender biases running through the modern workplace: lower salary expectations, imbalanced pay rises and bonuses, a low awareness of gender inequality, an increased likelihood of equality-related resignations and...
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BCC/Totaljobs: Budget must address critical skills shortages to ‘level up’ UK growth

Over half of UK firms attempted to recruit in the last quarter of 2019, but almost three quarters have struggled to find the right talent, the largest survey of UK employers has found. Labour market remains stable as over half (55%)...
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Mixed feelings: 1 in 3 UK workers hide their true emotions at work

A third (33%) of all UK workers conceal their real emotions with “a positive face” at work. New figures reveal men are more emotional in the workplace than women, with men twice as likely to shout or even quit their jobs...
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A quarter of UK workers would take a significant pay cut to work in a ‘planet-saving’ job

A quarter (26%) of workers would be willing to take a pay cut to work for a company working towards protecting the environment On average, workers were willing to accept a salary reduction of over £8,000 per annum to take up...
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BCC / Totaljobs: skills shortages impacting businesses as labour market remains buoyant

The percentage of UK firms facing recruitment difficulties has returned to previous highs, while one in four businesses plan to increase headcount according to the UK’s largest survey of employers. Over half (54%) of British businesses recruited in the last three...
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UK businesses could lose up to £195 million a day as half of Brits look to change jobs in the next year

Findings from a study of 16,000 workers reveals that 1 in 2 Brits plan to change jobs within the next year. An unproductive workforce could cost British businesses up to £195 million every day as employees look elsewhere. Totaljobs and Universum’s...
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Totaljobs Group unveils new brand positioning

Totaljobs Group unveils new brand positioning, making Totaljobs the lead brand for the group in the UK. Through Totaljobs, clients can access a network of sites including Jobsite, CareerStructure, City Jobs, eMedCareers, Just Engineers and RetailChoice. This change will strengthen the offering...
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UK workers call time on ‘boozy’ British workplaces with 6 in 10 wanting bosses to sober-up the work social

Last orders? More than half (60%) of UK workers now want employers to pick booze-free locations for work events Just under half (47%) of people now consider themselves ‘sober curious’, driven by a desire for better health (44%) and healthier bank...
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