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Over half of permanent employees now open to leaving their job for a better paid contract role

Over half of permanent employees (58 per cent) in full-time work have stated that they would consider switching to a contract role for the right pay, with 43 per cent stating that the primary driver is the current economic climate. ...

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PeoplePlus

Emma Grigson, Partnership and Social Value Solutions Director of PeoplePlus explains how social recruitment positively impacts the labour market and one of the founder members of the Social Recruitment Advocacy Group, G4S HR Director Bridget Brookfield, outlines what this means ...

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Breaking barriers

Head of the Mitie Foundation Mollie Green celebrates 10 years of breaking down barriers to employment Facilities management is an industry ripe with opportunities and can be a fantastic route into employment for disadvantaged groups. People with learning difficulties, veterans, ...

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Largest green skills training provider launches as new data reveals UK is falling behind on net zero skills

Recruitment giant Reed in Partnership has today (18 July) launched a new venture, Reed Environment to address the UK’s net zero skills shortage. Reed Environment’s ambition is to create one of the largest networks of green skills training providers in ...

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Attention to retention

John Nugent, Chief Executive, Green & Fortune discusses promoting a career in the service sector and why attention to retention matters The hospitality sector has faced significant challenges in recent years, with up to 200,000 people leaving the industry or ...

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How can we attract more talent to work in FM?

By Toby Feldman, Marketing Executive at Infraspeak As I wandered around the Facilities Show 2023 in the ExCeL Centre, London, chatting to managers from companies big and small, I asked people: “What is the biggest challenge impacting your operations right ...

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G4S placing greater emphasis on social recruitment

G4S Secure Solutions (UK) has become a founder member of the Social Recruitment Advocacy Group, which places greater emphasis on the recruitment of people who are disadvantaged in the labour market. Social recruitment is an approach to hiring that positively ...

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FMs of the future

James Deeley, Senior Business Manager at Boden Group discusses the importance of employers and recruitment experts acting together to address an FM talent shortage and help secure the future of the sector The Facilities Management industry is set to grow ...

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Generation gain

Changes to working patterns means employers may struggle to find ways to appeal to the next generation of recruits. Dieter Wood, Managing Director of strategic workplace design and build company Interaction suggests a number of office design solutions to help ...

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Security industry booming amid economic uncertainty

New figures published by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), which represents the UK’s private security firms, indicate that the sector is booming with businesses recruiting an estimated 65,000 new security specialists over the last six months as demand for their ...

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