Robert Half Press Room

In addition to identifying recruitment and workplace trends through our daily interactions with companies and job seekers, we conduct extensive research on hiring and employment issues. Read our latest press releases and research findings, including results from our ongoing surveys of CFOs and other senior executives including CIOs and HR Directors.

For more information, please contact the Robert Half press room.

Roxan Mathys, PR & Communications Manager – UK & UAE

Latest Press Releases

As well as press releases on current workplace topics, you can also read our complete archive of press releases from recent years.

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29 September 2016

According to UK IT directors, the two biggest barriers faced by women working in IT are demonstrating their competence (57%) and challenging existing stereotypes (54%), finds recent research from...

19 September 2016

Robert Half UK research reveals 86% of UK CFOs are motivated to become a CEO and they consider their greatest competition to be Marketing Director's.

31 August 2016
Over half (54%) of financial services firms are increasing investment in disruptive and innovative technologies over the next 12 months to meet the challenge of new market entrants Firms plan to...
16 August 2016
36% of HR executives have successfully rehired a former permanent employee 83% of UK firms more open to hiring boomerang employees than they were three years ago The door is still open – just seven...
02 August 2016

Find out the reasons why CFOs and FDs are holding back on providing employees a pay rise at the same time as their promotion.

26 July 2016

The skills required by CIOs today according to research from Robert Half Technology.

12 July 2016

UK businesses are facing risks to their IT security due to a lack of requisite skills according to latest research findings.

09 June 2016

Almost three quarters (73%) of UK Human Resources (HR) directors believe employees are likely to call in sick or make an excuse for skipping work, the day after a major sporting event such as the ...

31 May 2016

Find out the 10 key factors to consider for with ambition to reach the top spot.

25 May 2016

It currently takes seven weeks on average to fill an open permanent job vacancy in the financial services industry, according to new research by specialist recruitment firm Robert Half Financial...

27 April 2016

The 9th annual Robert Half FTSE 100 CEO Tracker explores the trends and average characteristics of Britain's top bosses.

20 April 2016

CFOs and FDs have identified the need for specialist interim professionals and data analytics technology as key strategies to improve the productivity of the finance function.

13 April 2016

The majority (90%) of CFOs and FDs are planning to work with experienced interim managers within their organisation over the next 12 months, driven partly by the need for specialist skills in...

04 April 2016

The vast majority (92%) of UK-based financial services leaders believe that the UK has the ability to become the worldwide leader in financial technology (FinTech), according to new research from...

09 March 2016

The finance function is facing possibly the biggest era of transformation. But what impact will this have on CFOs priorities? Based on research with CFOs and expert opinion, report Finance 2020:...

07 March 2016

Analysis by Robert Half UK finds that men are likely to earn £300,000 more than women over a lifetime of work.

29 February 2016

Research from Robert Half UK reveals that almost two thirds of financial executives state they have a formal succession plan in place.

25 February 2016

Technology will be a major driver in the UK’s effort to rebuild productivity and boost growth, which in turn will create significant new opportunities for technology professionals.

16 February 2016

Latest Robert Half research finds firms will review an average of 21 candidate CVs before extending an offer when relying on a scattergun approach to recruitment.

11 February 2016

While 65% of employees surveyed by specialist recruitment firm Robert Half have more confidence in their job prospects compared to a year ago, only 59% plan to ask for a payrise next year. 

01 February 2016

The latest Professional Hiring Index provides industry insights into the hiring trends of businesses in Scotland.

01 February 2016

The latest Professional Hiring Index provides industry insights into the Midland's hiring trends

01 February 2016

The latest Professional Hiring Index provides industry insights into the South West and Wales hiring trends

27 January 2016

The Professional Hiring Index outlines businesses hiring plans for the first half of the year according to businesses in the North of the UK.

25 January 2016

This latest Professional Hiring Index provides insights into hiring trends in London and the South East

25 January 2016

The latest Professional Hiring Index provides industry insights into the UK's hiring trends

18 January 2016

CFOs focus is to be primarily on managing employees workloads and retaining their top performers in 2016 as they proactively look to build on their strategy for success.

07 January 2016

UK employees are more likely to seek alternative employment than their European counterparts, according to new research by Robert Half.