As part of our Fleet For Growing Businesses hub we re taking a look through the A-Z of key business fleet terms, and the qualifications staff need are a key issue.
With staff salaries reviewed annually and employees of the quarter receiving cash prizes and spa days, Quint believes it’s worth of Employer of the Year.
After the UK's GCSE results were revealed, Peninsula HR director Alan Price answers the question: how much should employers take academic qualifications into consideration when recruiting
I’ve been called a few things in my time, but, according to last week’s Sun newspaper, the latest is a "rough diamond" – a label I’m quite happy to take in the context of what I’ve achieved in my business career.
What’s in a name The answer is: quite a bit when it comes to successful branding for a small, but fast growing, company.
With the hope of creating a more diverse workplace, professional services firm EY is to remove all academic and education details from its trainee application process.
While the chancellor's plans to merge national insurance with income tax, close the loop hole in civil service pay and further reduce the deficit makes sense, the government has provided a safe haven for education's chronic second raters.
At last, like Champagne and Parma ham, the great British apprenticeship is something considered so valuable, its status and quality are now protected by law.
A lack of under qualified finance staff means that every SME in the UK could have lost an average of £1,277, due to issues such as tax miscalculations, unpaid invoices and fines – the equivalent of £2.9bn across the UK economy.
On the first day of National Apprenticeships Week, we spoke with Kate Awdry, PwC's schools recruitment and development manager, to find out how the professional services firm is starting from the ground up and using apprentices to produce a pipeline of skilled workers.
Even in the digital age, where so much is automated, having a motivated and skilful sales force remains at the heart of every successful business. We know that fundamentally, selling and the business itself is still first and foremost about people.