Business + HR News – Aug 19

Work news Bournemouth Recruitment + HR, Bournemouth News, Business & HR news in dorset and hampshire

We’ve gathered the key headlines across Business, Work + HR news Bournemouth, Dorset, the UK + Beyond! Keeping you up to date with what’s going on!

19th August
Forbes: Billionaire Backs U.K. Startup Trying To Extend Human Lifespans
People Management: Raising pension age to 75 would improve worker wellbeing, says think tank
Forbes: Digital Talent Shortage Driving Need For Offshore Talent
People Management: One in five feel they need to change their accent to get ahead
Business Insider: 5 key traits of excellent managers who never act overwhelmed by pressure
Daily Echo: How £1m business was started by a 16-year-old with £5
Bournemouth Echo: Care company to launch ‘hotel-style’ concierge service
The Guardian: Call for cut in stock market trading hours to aid working parents
Personnel Today: Reputation management: how to handle employees’ tweets
Personnel Today: MPs slam Priti Patel plan to end freedom of movement
Personnel Today: Goodbye to HR tech, hello recruitment consumerisation

18th August
The Guardian: Meet the people trying to save enough to retire by 40
The Guardian: Immigration staff report rising discrimination at Home Office
Personnel Today: £12k for unfairly dismissed Age UK worker after botched redundancy

17th August
The Guardian: ‘It’s been very difficult to deal with, but I never gave up’

16th August
People Management: More than one million EU citizens granted settled or pre-settled status
Personnel Today: £12k for unfairly dismissed Age UK worker after botched redundancy
Personnel Today: Citizens Advice training document ‘propagated racial stereotypes’
The Guardian: Packing Christmas cards knocked the pseudo-intellectual snob out of me
Personnel Today: Recruiting HR professionals: building the perfect HR team
Make It Last: Fintech Firm Solves Number One Retirement Fear—Outliving Your Money
Bournemouth Echo: Lilliput pupils learn through virtual reality
Daily Echo: First event of its kind will highlight business innovation
The Guardian: Diva’ doctors are the symptoms of a rotten culture – and put patients at risk

15th Aug
Daily Echo: Business ideas invited for shop unit in Botley Unhappy At Work? Persuade Your Boss To Redefine Your Job

14th August
Forbes: How Freelancing Is Influencing A Generation Of Employees
Oh and one we missed…
The Guardian: Nothing to show’: how Australia’s gender pay gap is harming older women

13th Aug
The Guardian: Working unpredictable catering shifts in the gig economy made me crave routine
Business Insider: 11 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous execs use to run meetings
The Guardian: UK wages rise at fastest rate for a decade despite Brexit risks

12th August
Bournemouth Echo: Lush wants review into grouse shooting on ‘Glorious Twelfth’
Bournemouth Echo: ‘Mostly vegan’ Holy Cow takes food to events on an electric bike
The Guardian: More holidays and better pay would boost productivity, says thinktank
HR News: Business theft is on the rise across the UK, and new research has revealed the authorities which are seeing the largest increases
Personnel Today: Low-skilled labour supply down by a third in two years

9th August
Daily Echo: Government offers millions to boost economy post-Brexit
The Guardian: Pop reggae and racism: what failing on a factory floor taught me about life
Personnel Today: Tribunal case bolsters protection for potential whistleblowers
Personnel Today: Football clubs under fire over staff’s low pay
Business Insider: Taking a long weekend is better than taking a full vacation — and it will extend your summer
HR News: Tattoos in the workplace – taboo or celebrating individuality?
People Management: Shortage of levy funds stopping businesses from recruiting apprentices
People Management: Employers need diverse AI teams to guard against unethical use of technology

8th August
Bournemouth Echo: Profits rise at LV= despite sales falls
Daily Echo: Boris Johnson urged to invest in Hampshire and South East

7th August
Bournemouth Echo: Karen Millen and Coast set to disappear from high street
Bournemouth Echo: Former Bath Hill Court porter wins £55,000 back pay

6th August How Does Costco Compete With Amazon? By Doing 4 Things Incredibly Well A Google Executive Reviewed More Than 20,000 Resumes–He Found These 5 Stunning Mistakes Over and Over
CIPD: CIPD launches employer guidance to help tackle one-sided flexibility
Bournemouth Echo: McCarthy & Stone ends partnership with Somerset Care 
HR News: In the Dark—95% of SMEs Unaware of the Legal Rights of Disabled Employees 
HR News: UK failing to recognise the needs and wants of the self-employed 
The Guardian: UK too desperate to secure US trade deal, says Clinton’s treasury secretary
Personnel Today: Why we need imperfect leaders

5th August 
Personnel Today: Top 10 HR questions July 2019: Spent convictions 
People Management: July’s top five employment law cases 
HR News: 4.3 million employees unhappy at work with work stress a significant contributor 
HR News: Hotdesking could be your hot ticket to office harmony 
HR News: Revealed: The 10 least and most trusted professions in the UK 
People Management: Spend money on NHS staff, not just buildings, PM is told 
People Management: What the government is planning on gender equality 
Personnel Today: Emma Watson launches sexual harassment helpline 
Bournemouth Echo: PMC Civil Engineering in administration owing £1.1m 
Bournemouth Echo: Amberley Adhesive Labels bought by European firm Coveris 

Bournemouth Echo: 1,500 Bournemouth businesses ‘in significant distress’ 
Forbes: Career Challenge: Rediscover Your Purpose In 15 Days 

Thanks to all our sources: HR News, Personnel Today, The Independent, The Guardian, Executive Grapevine,, Daily Echo, Bournemouth Echo, People Management, inc., CIPD, Business Insider, HR News Bournemouth.
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