More than two-thirds (71%) of respondent businesses have been impacted by labour shortages over the last year and nearly 8 in 10 believe (77%) that access to skills is a threat to labour market competitiveness, in a new survey out today (Thursday).
Oct 12, 2023
AI bots get greater engagement on social media posts than those created by humans, a survey has shown.
Jul 4, 2023
The Government must widen the apprenticeship levy with a broader skills focus, so more can be spent on modular training and short-term, targeted training courses, according to a leading Midlands businesswoman as she made the comment.
Jun 8, 2023
The logistics industry needs to “advertise in the right communities and make itself more attractive” to tackle the lack of diversity, according to an industry expert.
Apr 19, 2023
More than a third of workers have switched industries as a result of Covid, according to a new poll.
Mar 30, 2023
Fleet managers and their drivers have a key role to play in raising standards on UK roads, according to a former police traffic inspector speaking on an inaugural Pertemps podcast.
Mar 15, 2023
The Government has a golden opportunity to unlock the labour market by encouraging tens of thousands of people back into work with the Spring Budget, according to a leading recruitment industry specialist.
Mar 14, 2023
The skills gap will continue to broaden unless the Government can put young people at the centre of our economic recovery.
Feb 15, 2023
The UK’s largest utility company is looking to attract digital specialists to help change how they do things for the better and become a digitally intelligent organisation.
Jan 30, 2023
Three-quarters of respondent businesses have been impacted by labour shortages over the last year and a majority now believe the issue is a threat to labour market competitiveness, in a new survey out today (Tuesday).
Oct 10, 2022
Labour shortages will continue to hit UK productivity unless companies can access untapped talent to help bridge the skills gap and fill thousands of job vacancies.
Sep 29, 2022
A good salary is still the most important consideration for the majority of people when looking for a job, a new survey for recruitment specialist Pertemps has revealed.
May 5, 2022
Nearly a quarter of lorry drivers expect to leave the industry in the next three years, according to the largest ever survey of HGV drivers by Pertemps.
Nov 11, 2021
More needs to be done to keep experienced truck drivers behind the wheel and help address the current shortage – with more respect and improved conditions top of the list.
Oct 15, 2021
Jobs market rebounds as hiring and pay rises accelerate
Sep 20, 2021
Pertemps Network Group and CBI are calling on businesses to participate in an annual employment trends survey to help shape strategies to overcome current skill shortages.
Aug 24, 2021
Future lorry drivers are being offered £5,000 LGV licence acquisition training courses for free in a bid to get Britain back to work amid a huge shortage of logistics staff.
Aug 12, 2021
The UK’s economic recovery in the wake of Covid is in danger of stagnating if stronger recruitment strategies are not put into place and supported by Government.
Jul 21, 2021
A new study, published today, will tell the Government exactly what recruiters know already – the recruitment industry is playing a vital role in accelerating the UK’s recovery from Covid-19.
Feb 16, 2021
The annual survey – in its twenty-third year and with 248 respondent firms – revealed a two-speed jobs market emerging with 51% of firms expecting to maintain or increase their permanent recruitment in the next 12 months and 46% planning to either reduce permanent recruitment or not recruit at all.
Sep 17, 2020
The CBI has launched the 2020 Employment Trends Survey (ETS) in collaboration with Pertemps Network Group. Businesses are encouraged to complete the survey to help shape the government’s agenda for the recovery plan for jobs and growth.
Aug 18, 2020
Talent in Logistics today launches a nationwide LGV driver engagement survey in partnership with Pertemps Driving Division. The unique research project aims to uncover the reality of working as a professional LGV driver, with a view to identifying insights that will help the transport and logistics sector tackle its skills shortage.
Feb 5, 2020
Pertemps Driving Division partnered with Talent in Logistics to give drivers a real voice to help bring about positive change and improvements for their profession.
Feb 5, 2020