FM News Post Brexit skills Balfour Beatty

Leo Quinn, Balfour Beatty Group Chief Executive and founder of The 5% Club, has called for the construction industry to play its part in addressing the skills crisis post-Brexit. Founded three years ago, The 5% Club seeks to have its member companies pledge to achieving at least 5% of their employee base consist of apprentices, sponsored students or graduate trainees within 5 years of joining, demonstrating their commitment to training

FM News - Brexit Workforce Survey

According to a new survey of 200 UK employers, 89% of the respondents said that Brexit would not have an impact on their hiring policy – highlighting the increasing confidence that UK businesses will be able to negate any potential labour shortages created by Brexit.   Nearly 200 UK-based employers were surveyed by The 5% Club ·        89% of respondents said Brexit would not impact on the number of apprentices


Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has today published its paper, Where now for Combined Authorities: The impact of the vote to leave the EU, which outlines its firm belief that key decisions about strategic planning, transport, housing and economic development should be taken at a local level to maximise the economic benefit for city regions, such as the West Midlands and Greater Manchester.   In the paper the company

Brrexit CIPD

CIPD/Adecco Group Labour Market Outlook report highlights challenges facing organisations and finds that employers don’t want and aren’t ready for a hard Brexit New research shows that, while employment growth looks set to continue in the UK, there are signs that this growth is beginning to slow and that real wages are likely to fall during 2017 for many employees. Concerns are also emerging over the implications of Brexit for

FM News - Brexit Workforce Survey

  44% of working adults say they feel pessimistic about the future as a result of the UK’s vote to leave the EU, while one in five say they feel their job is less secure Employees in the UK are feeling pessimistic about the future because of the vote to leave the EU, a survey by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, reveals. The survey asked

CIPD Big Ben

70% of employers have received concerns from staff about job security or right to work in the UK following Brexit Vote.   The UK’s decision to leave the EU has left many employees feeling vulnerable about their job security, a new CIPD survey has revealed. In response to the CIPD/People Management survey, 36% of employers said staff had expressed concerns about job security, while a further 36% of organisations said that non-UK