UK job ads 7 times more likely to mention pet-friendly offices than parental leave policies

Less than 1% of 750,000 job ads analysed by Totaljobs highlight an organisation’s parental leave policy Job ads are seven times more likely to mention perks like pet-friendly offices and team socials, than parental leave 85% of UK workers are aware of all...
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The Out of Office is over: Half of UK workers long to get back to work this June

Over half of workers (54%) want to return to the workplace by the end of June 56% are concerned about their safety when they return 48% of UK workers are unclear on their employer’s return to work strategy 60% of UK workers are...
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Changing course: 7 in 10 people more likely to consider working in a different industry in light of Covid-19

The changing job market following Covid-19 has led to UK workers re-assessing their career plans, with 70% now more likely to consider working in a different sector, while a quarter expect to change industries within the next year. Of those who...
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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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