Probation fails costing UK businesses

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A third of new employees aren’t passing their six-month probation period, which is costing companies thousands and negatively impacting business.

The research conducted by Worksome found that on average, businesses spend nearly £6,559 a year on recruitment and hiring. If a candidate doesn’t pass their probation period, a number of fees are lost while their salary paid over the period is also wasted.

With the average advertised UK salary being around £35K (according to Adzuna) this equates to potentially £17K lost over a six month probation period.

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