HR, Recruitment + Business News: Sept 19

News headlines across HR and Recruitment in Bournemouth

We’ve gathered the recent news headlines for HR and Recruitment in Bournemouth, Dorset and beyond. Keeping you up to date with everything in the world of work, business and strategy.


20th Sept
Bournemouth Echo: UK’s top bus apps created by Passenger in Bournemouth
Southern Daily Echo: Blessing ceremony for new 3,660-passenger cruise ship

19th Sept
Bournemouth Echo: Zip Us In maternity jacket panels attract investor

18th Sept
Bournemouth Echo: Poole Retail Park to be sold for £45m

17th Sept
Southern Daily Echo: Travelodge recruitment campaign targets parents
Bournemouth Echo: Sunseeker chief Andrea Frabetti launches Predator 60 EVO

16th Sept
Business Magazine: High project numbers provides long term hope for the construction industry
Daily Echo: Veg box supplier Boxxfresh delivering on electric bikes

14th Sept
Bournemouth Echo: Real Eating Company boosted by Beale Place pedestrianisation

13th Sept
Daily Echo: Simplyhealth announce 195 jobs at risk in Hampshire offices
Bournemouth Echo: John Lewis and Waitrose owner announces first-ever half-year losses
Daily Echo: British American Tobacco job cuts announced
Bournemouth Echo: Cobham investor opposes takeover as deadline nears

12th Sept
Daily Echo: Southampton Airport rated among the best in the UK

11th Sept
Daily Echo: Southampton picked for UK’s first Port Economic Partnership

10th Sept
Bournemouth Echo: Jobs boost as Norco plans factory at Dorset Innovation Park
The Business Magazine: Rollalong reveals modular designs for housing

6th Sept
Daily Echo: Future of financial tech to be discussed at Fareham event

5th Sept
Bournemouth Echo: Millennials could hold key to future of seaside resorts
Bournemouth Echo: Warehouses near Bournemouth Airport to transform


12th Sept
Marketing Week: Standing out is the key brand challenge – that’s why great brands play with their codes

10th Sept
Forbes: From Poor Beginnings To Billionaire Status: Jack Ma Retires From Alibaba
Forbes: The 5 Habits Of Successful Sales Leaders
Forbes: Why You Need Even More Trust With A Remote Team
Marketing Week: The most effective marketers in the UK
Business Insider: 32 attributes of ridiculously successful, well-liked leaders that you can teach yourself

4th Sept
The Guardian: Great rivals: how a nemesis can make you more effective and successful


The Guardian: ‘Don’t dress like Ally McBeal’: the new rules of women’s workwear
10 Key Pieces for 2019

19th Sept
Personnel Today: Polish ambassador advises Poles to leave the UK after Brexit
Personnel Today: Tribunal seeks ‘worker’ status clarification from EU
The Guardian: UK economy has ‘too few robots’, warn MPs

18th Sept
Personnel Today: ‘Radical action’ needed to reduce teachers’ hours
Personnel Today: Firms accused of ‘university snobbery’ in graduate recruitment
Personnel Today: Organisations need more ‘connector’ managers to succeed

17th Sept
Personnel Today: Most female professionals never negotiate pay

16th Sept
HR News: How much is your Degree worth? A new tool from job market experts Adzuna can tell you
HR News: Employers failing to meet employees’ remote working expectations, Capita survey reveals

13th Sept
Personnel Today: Tube workers to take industrial action over violence levels
Business Insider: My husband paid me $15 an hour to be a stay-at-home mom. Here’s what I learned.
People Management: Jobseekers prefer ‘woke’ businesses, says survey
Personnel Today: Oxford University retirement policy facing fresh challenge
Personnel Today: Payroll provider withdraws wages from thousands of clients’ employees
The Guardian: I want another baby but maternity leave would stall my career
People Management: One in four businesses unhappy with their apprenticeship providers

12th Sept
Marketing Week: How employers’ and employees’ attitudes to work are changing
The Guardian: Unemployment rate for over 50s now equal to that of younger workers
The Guardian: Capita increases pay for almost 6,000 workers to real living wage
The Guardian: A four-day working week is common sense – but the state must make it happen
Personnel Today: Out-of-hours GP who had limited company was a worker, rules EAT
Personnel Today: Consultation into NHS pensions flexibility launched

11th Sept
Personnel Today: Landmark gig economy bill close to becoming law in California
Personnel Today: No-deal Brexit: Mini factory staff may be forced to take unpaid leave
The Guardian: Female banker wins gender bias case after witch’s hat left on desk

10th Sept
Forbes: How To Avoid The Five Emotional Pitfalls Of A Job Search
Personnel Today: Violence and abuse against shop workers reaches ‘epidemic’ proportions
People Management: Employers shouldn’t be afraid to hire women who might start a family
Personnel Today: Missing out on training means low-skilled workers lose out on thousands
People Management: Employers lose £133m from apprenticeship levy accounts as funds expire
Personnel Today: Seven ways to create an awesome candidate experience
CIPD: Coalition calls on Chancellor Javid to tackle under-investment in training
Personnel Today: Labour would create ‘Ministry of Employment Rights’

9th Sept
Business Insider: 9 things to bring to a job interview — and what to leave behind
People Management: The five secrets of keeping employees happy and productive
The Guardian: TUC head demands action to end class prejudice in workplace
People Management: Employers could be required to report ‘class pay gaps’ under social mobility proposals
Personnel Today: Who is Thérèse Coffey, Amber Rudd‘s replacement at DWP?

6th Sept
Business Insider: The top 20 cities around the world that are ready to welcome Gen Z workers
Personnel Today: Automation and AI: how it will actually affect the workplace

4th Sept
The Guardian: New immigration rules will stop overseas graduates starting the businesses we need


10th Sept
The Guardian: I arranged my office furniture so colleagues could not stop to talk
Forbes: The World’s Highest-Paid Actresses 2019

8th September
Business Insider: 5 things career-changers should be doing on LinkedIn, according to Harvard
The Guardian: Simone lia on the cycle of work

6th Sept
Business Insider: The top 20 cities around the world that are ready to welcome Gen Z workers

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Thanks to all of our sources as always, Bournemouth Echo, Marketing Week, Business Insider, Guardian, Personnel Today, People Management, Forbes, The Business Magazine, Daily Echo

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