Recruitment

Publisher: 
Other organisations
Topics: 
Recruitment
Year of Publication: 
2022
Type: 
Report

The Youth Employment Index, produced by Price Waterhouse Cooper in collaboration with the Youth Futures Foundation, provides an important tool to measure, benchmark and monitor progress across the OECD in employing and training young people. This is key to identifying challenges and opportunities in specific economies.

Publisher: 
Other organisations
Topics: 
Recruitment
Year of Publication: 
2022
Type: 
Guidance

A new handbook from the Global Business Coalition for Education shows how businesses can become more disability-inclusive and improve their bottom line.

The report offers an evidence-led how-to guide for businesses on improving their education, training, and employment for young people with disabilities. The report contains advice to business leaders seeking to improve their performance on disability inclusion, and it makes clear why disability inclusion plays a vital role in modern business, not an optional extra.

Publisher: 
Policy & research organisations
Topics: 
Third sector, Recruitment, Scotland
Year of Publication: 
2022
Type: 
Research

Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) is an employability programme that funds work placements in the third sector for young people with significant barriers to the labour market to gain experience and on the job training within the third sector. It has been in operation in Scotland for a decade and is funded by the Scottish Government and run by SCVO, who have provided the data analysed in this report.

Global business collective, the Valuable 500, today announces new research showing that almost half of businesses believe that a key barrier to the recruitment and retention of disabled employees is the lack of candidates.

The Government has published a consultation on disability workforce reporting. The consultation is one of the commitments in the National Disability Strategy and will run until 25 March 2022.

The consultation seeks views on how employers with more than 250 employees might be encouraged to collect and report statistics about disability to make their workforces more inclusive. They want to build an evidence base to better understand:

PageGroup, a global recruitment specialist, has published a study which shines a light on the wide range of perceived barriers facing disabled individuals in the world of work. During a period of candidate shortages across multiple sectors, PageGroup polled 1,000 business leaders to understand the obstacles their business faces when looking to hire disabled candidates. 

The findings suggest the top five common barriers business leaders face are:

Publisher: 
Charities
Topics: 
Recruitment
Year of Publication: 
2021
Type: 
Guidance

Here's one we missed when it was originally published. Greater Manchester's Hidden Talent team have published an updated version of their employer toolkit.

This learning resource provides easy-to-implement tips for employers. These can make recruitment processes more accessible for young people, ensuring a diverse range of talent is not overlooked. Although the focus is on opening up opportunity to young people with barriers to work, much of the toolkit's advice is good recruitment practice for any and all demographics. 

BASE is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive to continue our work following the announcement that our current Chief Executive, Huw Davies, is retiring in May 2022. We anticipate that the incoming Chief Executive will start on 1 April 2022 to allow for a planned handover. 

You will find details of the vacancy and how to apply at www.base-uk.org/job/chief-executive-base. The closing date is 4 January with interviews taking place on 10-11 January.

In the Long Term Plan (LTP), the NHS has committed to supporting 55,000 people with severe mental illness (SMI) through IPS services by 2023/24.

Publisher: 
Policy & research organisations
Topics: 
Covid-19, Recruitment, NEET
Year of Publication: 
2021
Type: 
Research

Generational progress in the UK is grinding to a halt. Those in their 20s and 30s today have incomes no higher than the previous generation at the same age and are worse off once housing costs are considered. The wage gap between older and younger workers has widened since the 2008 financial crisis and shows no signs of closing.

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