7 ways to look after your mental health during lockdown

7 ways to look after your mental health during lockdown

10th February 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for us all. Over the last year, we have had to make major changes to our way of life, and having already endured two lockdowns, we have once again been told to stay indoors and minimise our social contact.There has never been a more important time t...

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Apprenticeships – Shaping your workforce for the future

Apprenticeships – Shaping your workforce for the future

8th February 2021

Caught in the aftermath of Brexit and the midst of a global pandemic, UK training and development budgets have been severely impacted. So how can Apprenticeships be the key to developing your workforce?

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January Labour Market Update

January Labour Market Update

28th January 2021

While the latest ONS figures have understandably led to stark headlines, it is important to continue to focus on positive aspects where possible – and to drive your business forward, not look back. The ongoing extension of furlough support has perhaps prevented unemployment figures from hitting l...

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December labour market update

December labour market update

17th December 2020

The latest ONS employment figures released this week paint a comparatively positive picture for the employment sector with the official number of job vacancies starting to recover. Commenting on the latest data, Gi Group UK’s CEO Paulo Canoa said “This week’s data published by the ONS mirrors wha...

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Birmingham 2022 Expands Apprenticeship Scheme with new sport roles

Birmingham 2022 Expands Apprenticeship Scheme with new sport roles

10th December 2020

Sports fans are being given a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a major multi-sport event after Birmingham 2022 confirmed that it was adding two sport specific roles to its popular apprenticeship scheme. The scheme was only launched in late September but more than 1,100 people have alr...

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Gi Group extends levy transfer scheme

Gi Group extends levy transfer scheme

7th December 2020

Gi Group UK are proud to announce the extension of our partnership with award-winning training provider DBC Training. This enables us to continue offering funding for apprenticeship training programmes for businesses across the Midlands. The partnership first launched in December 2019, and togeth...

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Sustainability: Creating opportunities for the Labour market

Sustainability: Creating opportunities for the Labour market

1st December 2020

From employee wellbeing, to new jobs created by the growing need to protect the environment, sustainability is shaping the job market, and is set to accelerate after the pandemic. Over recent years, the importance of sustainability has grown, becoming a very real concern for many economies, indus...

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Gi Group supports the Kickstart scheme

Gi Group supports the Kickstart scheme

19th November 2020

The UK Government’s Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. It’s a fantastic way for businesses to bring new ideas, thinking and innovation into your business ...

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The opportunity for logistics and the need for a driver attraction strategy

The opportunity for logistics and the need for a driver attraction strategy

17th November 2020

Richard Madej, Head of Driving at Gi Group UK, highlights the crucial role logistics operations are playing in the changing economic landscape – and why organisations and drivers in the sector have the chance to thrive like never before in these unique market conditions. As we continue to see the...

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October Labour Market Update

October Labour Market Update

20th October 2020

The latest ONS labour market statistics show an estimated quarterly increase of 144,000 to 488,000 vacancies in July to September 2020, while there was a slight increase in those in payrolled employment during September when compared with the previous month. Commenting on the latest figures, Gi G...

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