Workforce insights, resources & events

Welcome to our hub of talent acquisition & workforce management insights and resources. Here you can register to attend upcoming events, access exclusive talent acquisition guides and read up on the latest workforce insights related to key talent acquisition & management challenges and priorities.



Choose your workforce insight topic of interest

Select a topic below to see related workforce resources, insights and upcoming events designed to overcome talent aquisition challenges.

STEM skill and labour market insights

Recruitment best practice

Employer value proposition insights and resources

Flexible workforce management insights and resources

Recruitment supply chain management

Workforce compliance and legislation

People and talent strategies

Diversity and inclusion in recruitment and talent management

useful technology in talent acquisition

Health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace



Workforce events 

From webinars to networking events and roundtables to share best practice, check out our events schedule to see what workforce insights you could gain.

    • Celebrating black history month in STEM

      Hosted on 10th November 2022

    • In celebration of Black History month and our recent partnership with AFBE-UK (Association For Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers), we hosted a free webinar to bring to life the contribution of BME engineers and scientists to the world.

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    • STEM talent trends in 2022: Steering talent to your business in a candidate-driven market

      Hosted on 21st January 2022

    • We’ll cover the key driving forces behind STEM Talent Trends in 2022, how to catch up with them, and how to future-proof your recruitment process to ensure your business is a candidate’s perfect destination. 

    Watch on-demand
    • Build Back Better: Smarter Hiring in the ‘New Normal’

      Hosted on 13th May 2021

    • After a year of turmoil, businesses are looking to bounce back and grow their teams. But hiring in the ‘new normal’ is not easy. When should companies invest in headcount? How do HR & Talent Strategies need to change in light of COVID-19? And what is the best way of recruiting in this new world? 

    Watch on-demand
    • Thinking differently: why neurodiversity in engineering and tech is a hidden competitive advantage

      Hosted on 31st March 2021

    • Is neurodiversity on your recruiting agenda? The creativity and innovation of a neurodiverse workforce present businesses with an immense competitive advantage.

    Watch on-demand





Talent acquisition tools & resources 

Whether you want a reality check on your permanent workforce management, you're wondering how to rate your control over your flexible workforce management, or you simply need to hire for a niche skill and don’t know where to start, our strategy planning tools and resources can put you back in the driving seat.



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Workforce insights

gender diversity

Gender Diversity in STEM: How can your business do more?

It’s no secret that gender diversity remains an issue in many industries, particularly STEM. However, all hope is not lost. There are still a number of things you can be doing to keep gender diversity on the agenda, which we discussed with our panel during our most recent webinar.

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ats advice

9 key considerations when choosing your Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

What should you consider when choosing the right ATS for your organisation? We’ve compiled a list of 9 key questions that HR and Talent Acquisition (TA) teams should ask if they’re looking to smarten up their hiring processes.

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accessing EU talent after brexit

How to access talent from the EU after Brexit

Want to continue accessing EU talent post-Brexit? Find out what's changing, how to prepare for the end of free movement and about new routes into the UK post January 2021 in our latest article where we share insights from Sian Hoare, Principal Associate at Shoosmiths.

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IR35 reforms for businesses: everything you need to know

With less than six months to go until the reforms come into play, it’s time for many businesses to put IR35 back on the agenda. Wherever you are on your journey to IR35 compliance, we have some useful insights for you in this article, including links to our recent on-demand IR35 webinar series.

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