SMEs Struggling to Find Good Work Experience Candidates!

SMEs are finding it hard to get suitable work experience candidates, according to Barclays research.

SMEs want to hire entry level candidates who have completed work experience but they struggle to find suitable candidates.

The finding comes from Barclays research, with 77% of SMEs saying that entry level candidates who have completed work experience are a good source of talent.
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Placement UK Welcomes HMRC Crackdown on Unscrupulous Internship Employers

Great! We wholeheartedly support this.
Placement students deserve to be offered a decent allowance to provide for their essential needs whilst on placement (and maybe the odd luxury too).
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Government Guidance on Work Placements

The Pay and Work Rights Helpline provides information and advice on a number of government enforced employment rights that are there to protect both employers and workers.
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Placement UK welcomes government support to protect interns’ right to fair pay

Interns are to get more support to protect their right to fair pay, as the government launches new advice for young people and cracks down on unfair practices.

Interns will also benefit from a concise guide on what to expect from a high-quality internship, and what interns’ rights are with regard to pay.
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What about National Minimum Wage?

There is often some confusion about whether placement students & interns are eligible for NMW. Let’s clear this up once and for all.
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