Brexit continues to influence most industries across the UK and procurement has not been immune. It is expected that public sector procurement will be affected the most by regulatory changes caused by Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Which sector works the most weekly hours? Findings from our comprehensive survey allow us to analyse the different working patterns of employees across Financial Services, Professional Services and Commerce and Industry.
The gender pay gap has been a key focus for many organisations in recent years, with calls for equal pay widespread across many industries. Regardless of remuneration, are there any distinct differences between working patterns of male and female office professionals in the UK?
“Our people are our greatest asset” - this well-known phrase can be heard time and time again in the workplace. However, many companies fall short when it comes to employee retention and this is proven to be both extremely costly and time consuming.
As we approach the end of the year (how time flies!) and clients rush to use up their remaining recruitment budget for 2019, the pressure is on job seekers to make decisions quickly and resign to ensure headcount is not lost.
Historically, working in London has been synonymous with long days and high levels of pressure, whilst working in other areas of the UK was considered more relaxed. Is this still the case, or as employment patterns have developed to be more flexible, is the link between location and working patterns now less distinct?
Which area of expertise allows for the most flexibility? Which professionals tend to work the longest hours? In our recent Working Hours and Flexibility survey, we asked 1,500 UK based professionals to outline their daily working patterns...