Category: Business

easyJet initiative to increase recruitment of female pilots

2015-10-16 10:21:20

easyJet launches new initiative to increase recruitment of female pilots Europe’s leading airline, has launched a new initiative to increase the proportion of new entrant easyJet pilots who are female, part of a new strategy to encourage the development of female pilots at all ranks and positions and will widen the pipeline of women who enter our pilot community. Just over 5% of easyJet's 2,500 pilots are female - in line with the industry as a whole. Currently women make...Read more

The reliables: over 50s workforce saving businesses on sickies

Over 50s take less sick days and pull fewer ‘sickies’ than those aged 20-39* Younger workers also more likely to take more time off than needed when ill - whilst stalwart over 50s hold the fort Report** by Prince of Wales’s charity Business in the Community reveals more than 1 million over 50s have been forced out of work The UK’s older age groups and most experienced workers are also the most reliable when it comes to work, reveals new...Read more

Over-50s making up a third of the UKs workforce

The over-50s make up one third of UK workforce Despite the documented difficulties of finding employment after the age of 50, the statistics from the ONS indicate the over 50s section of the workforce still at work has hit record numbers. Pensions Minister Baroness Altman said: “A social revolution is underway as increasing numbers of over-50s realise they are not ‘old’ and want to keep on working. Almost a third of adults employed during Q1 and Q2 2015 were aged...Read more