Recruitment News

Is home working here to stay?

August 16, 2021

Now we have passed Freedom Day, many employers continue to enable home working, either for the short to medium term or possibly indefinitely. A study by the Institute of Directors shows 74% of businesses plan to continue increasing the uptake of home working by their employees and reducing the long-term…

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An upsurge in employment opportunities is great news for jobseekers!

June 17, 2021

The last year (and a bit), it’s safe to say, has not been an easy one for anyone, least of all jobseekers and those looking to change careers, move up a step or in a fresh change of direction. What was once a fairly commonplace process became near-impossible for many…

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Returning to the office post-pandemic

April 4, 2021

With the vaccination drive so far proving a rousing success and COVID-19 restrictions gradually easing across the UK, many businesses are now looking at a feasible return to the office workspace. Although the overall picture differs depending on where in the UK you are — with Scotland, England, Wales and Northern…

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Changes in the National Living Wage from April 2021

March 25, 2021

From 1 April, those earning the National Living Wage across the UK will see an increase in their pay, in what is welcome news to the UK’s lowest-paid workers. For some lucky folks, it’s going to mean a pay increase of almost 9% — and that’s not an April Fool’s…

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More than half of UK firms plan to recruit this spring!

March 1, 2021

More than half of UK employers intend to recruit staff in the next three months, according to new research. The human resources body, the CIPD, said it was the first positive signs for employment prospects it had seen in a year. About 56% of 2,000 firms surveyed planned to hire…

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New REC report points to positivity

February 18, 2021

Industry Trade Association the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) have published a new report today, revealing some interesting findings about the recruitment sector and our significant contribution to the economy. The report was compiled as they wanted to look at the socio-economic impact of recruitment and how our industry sector…

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Target your job applications for greater success

February 9, 2021

Sometimes, when you are unemployed and looking to find new employment as quickly as possible, there can be a tendency to apply for as many job roles as possible, with a view that you will be increasing your chances of gaining employment. Whilst this is not necessarily untrue, in our…

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5 Tips to help you get hired!

November 19, 2020

If you are preparing for a job interview, then what should you be doing in advance, to give you the best possible chance of getting the job? In this short video, Sarah Cleaver gives you some great, professional advice to help you prepare, whether your meeting is being held face…

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