Monthly Archives: June 2023

Businesses driving with handbrake on amid skills shortage

The Education Secretary has claimed businesses are ‘driving with the handbrake on’ without the right skills. Gillian Keegan, who was speaking last week at the Government’s Business Connect Skills for Growth conference, said: “I know from my years in business that organisations drive innovation and create opportunities, but without skilled workers, it often feels like […]

Should we be afraid of AI?

AI – or to give it its full name, artificial intelligence – has been hitting the headlines in recent months, arousing concerns that bots are going to make humans redundant. Fear of the unknown is a big factor as we continue to learn about all the skills that can be taught to these mysterious non-beings. […]

Employing foreign workers – know the ins and outs

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, businesses are embracing the benefits of hiring talent from overseas. However, if you are considering appointing someone from another country, there are additional considerations and requirements, including ensuring the necessary documentation is in place. The immigration system has specific rules and regulations for employing individuals from abroad. You need […]