Insights

The challenges and opportunities facing marketers in 2017

In a recent report, CIM has revealed the key challenges currently facing marketers in 2017; Brexit, the role of brands, GDPR, digital, customer engagement and skills shortages. Findings from two research projects, one in partnership with YouGov and the other from CIM members, show that although in today’s customer-led world, marketing has never had such […]

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Next Gen Workforce at world-leading electrical engineering company

Key to Sevcon’s innovate DNA is its investment in people; a huge amount of money is spent securing a skilled pipeline of staff to support future growth.

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National Living Wage – Employers encouraged to prepare now

Businesses should be preparing to adjust their pay rates and salary bandings to accommodate this legislation in time for 1 April 2016. Research suggests that...

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Business Insight – Temporary Workforces 2016

In the March 2015 Budget, the government announced the intention to remove tax relief for temporary workers on what is effectively ordinary commuting.

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A thriving, prosperous and influential Northern Powerhouse

Investment in science and innovation will encourage the development of business clusters; igniting ideas and spurring product development in the North.

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The Northern Powerhouse a vision for the North East

This includes better connections to cities in the North through high speed rail and motoring upgrades and investment in science and innovation.

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Labour Market Update, July 2014

Since 2013 GDP growth in the UK has been strong however analysts comment that a return to the pre-recession peak is taking longer than expected.

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