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CH&CO’s double commitment to Springboard

The independent catering and hospitality business has strengthened its support of UK hospitality charity, Springboard, and its new initiative ‘Springboard to 2022’ with two clear commitments. CH&CO has pledged to advertise all its entry level roles with Springboard before advertising ...

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Study reveals 1 in 3 employers are likely to make redundancies before the end of 2020

A new survey from Acas has found that over a third of employers (37 per cent) are likely to make staff redundancies in the next three months. Acas commissioned YouGov to ask British businesses about their redundancy plans and knowledge of the law in this area. ...

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Zidac Laboratories invests £5m and creates up to 80 new jobs in the South 

Zidac Laboratories, a manufacturer of personal care products, has announced a £5m investment into expanding its facilities and the creation of up to 80 new positions at its Portsmouth factory. The investment follows increased demand for Zidac’s antibacterial and sanitising products during the Covid-19 outbreak, and will expand the factory’s capacity ...

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Furlough scheme has prevented mass job losses

More than a fifth (22 per cent) of organisations expect to make some redundancies over the next three months, but the picture would be a lot bleaker without the option to put staff on furlough. This is according to the ...

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Resolving engineering’s image problem

It started when incentives for apprenticeships disappeared in the late 90s. Today, it means supply cannot meet demand. The proposed apprenticeship levy is well intended, but ultimately misguided. Andy Donnell, managing director of ABM UK’s Business and Industry Group explains ...

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It’s a meritocracy, right?

In this article UBM’s Heather Beach talks to FMJ about female career development and explains why she is surprised that, out of a business with 65 per cent women in it, there were no more than 18 per cent on ...

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Mind the gap

One of the biggest challenges for any organisation is attracting, recruiting, training and retaining good people. Chris Kenneally, CEO at The Cordant Group explains more about how the FM industry needs to embrace these principles In my opinion there has ...

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Rise of the machines?

There are frequent reports in the media about machines taking jobs from humans. In this feature FMJ looks to see which jobs in the facilities industry could become entirely automated, and counter to this, those jobs where humans will always ...

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Career Ladder talks to Gather & Gather’s performance director

Q: What was your first ever job? When I was a student at catering college in Hertfordshire I worked as a kitchen porter at a country house hotel – it was a great way to observe how kitchens worked and make ...

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9 to 5

There is little more daunting than a job interview, and the pressure is only growing as the way companies recruit is changing and, since the recession competition from jobs has been fiercer than ever. All the while the talent gap ...

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