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Recruitment struggles leaving a third of businesses short-staffed every week

A third (34 per cent) of UK businesses are finding themselves short-staffed at least once a week due to worker illness and the difficulty of recruiting enough people to fill gaps, reveals new research by online marketplace for flexible and ...

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Payment and recruitment challenges loom for engineering services in 2023

The latest engineering services sector survey shows that the majority of business owners and decision-makers expect their business performance to improve in the short term but worsen by the end of 2023. Worries about staff shortages, payment times and cashflow ...

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Survey finds a labour crisis in cleaning services is more of an issue than cost margins

Labour sourcing is the top obstacle for FMs in providing cleaning services of the right quality, according to a new report by SoftBank Robotics EMEA, the global leader in collaborative robotics (cobotics). Nearly half (46 per cent) ranked it higher ...

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Government failing to help the cleaning, hygiene and waste industry

Business leaders from across the the £58.9 billion cleaning, hygiene and waste industry have accused the Government of “ignoring and overlooking” one of the top 10 biggest industries in the UK. Over two years, the British Cleaning Council (BCC), which ...

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The Crown Estate driving hospitality recruitment to attract new talent

The Crown Estate is hosting the first of its kind jobs fair to help support its hospitality customers with staff shortfall. A recent survey of The Crown Estate’s hospitality customers revealed that there was a shortfall of over 600 staff ...

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Cleaning and hygiene industry facing ‘severe’ staff shortages

The cleaning and hygiene industry is suffering “severe” staff shortages with the rate of vacancies having increased dramatically, according to a new survey carried out by the British Cleaning Council (BCC). As one of the UK’s biggest industries recruitment problems ...

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Counting the cost

Jessica McGoverne, Director of Policy and Corporate Affairs, Sedex on preventing the human costs of supply chain disruption In recent months, the UK has faced supply chain disruption on a massive scale, from food, drink and toy shortages, to a ...

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