Recruitment News

General Election 2024: What are the pledges that could effect employment?

July 1, 2024

How Party Pledges Could Shape Employment Law After the 2024 General Election As the United Kingdom approaches the general election on July 4, 2024, the stakes for changes in employment law are significant.  Each of the main political parties—Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Green, and Reform UK—has outlined distinct proposals that…

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Strategies for Finding a Job in 2024

June 14, 2024

Searching for a new job can be tiring, we get it. However, you can make this experience a little easier on yourself by using certain proactive strategies.  In this article, we’ll explore some of the best tips for finding a new job, which are applicable to all job seekers —…

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Summer 2024 UK Job Market Update

June 3, 2024

The UK job market is facing a challenging period, with job vacancies continuing to decline and unemployment on the rise. Understanding the current state of the job market throughout 2024 is key for both employers and job seekers, so let’s dive in!   What's Going On in the UK Job…

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Are your preferred candidates pulling out of your recruitment process?

May 30, 2024

From HR to Hire - Managing the Recruitment Timeline Despite a flat economy, good candidates are still very much in demand. Many employers experience the frustration of missing out on their preferred candidates, who end up withdrawing during the recruitment process. So what steps could you take to minimise this…

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Recruitment News for January 2024

January 22, 2024

Now that we are a couple of weeks into the new year and figures are in for the last quarter of 2023, it's interesting to see that job vacancy numbers across the UK dropped for the 18th consecutive month. Vacancy numbers fell on the quarter for a record 18th consecutive…

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Make your CV stand out in 2024!

December 22, 2023

With the jobs market starting to slow down to pre-pandemic levels, companies becoming more selective when it comes to making hiring decisions, and more candidates on the market due to redundancies, it's time to make sure that your CV is working for you! Despite the rise of AI writing tools…

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UK Recruitment News – Autumn 2023

November 24, 2023

With the end of the year fast approaching and the festive season nearly upon us, this is usually the time we start to see a flurry of recruitment activity. Was that the case this October? In this comprehensive update, let’s delve into the key developments that shaped the recruitment industry…

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National Minimum Wage to increase from April 2024

November 24, 2023

Despite the cost of living crisis causing much of the UK to struggle to make ends meet, many people are still forgoing work altogether. The number of people who aren’t working despite having no illness or disability could be as high as 300,000, and one of the reasons for this…

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What Is the New Flexible Working Bill?

October 3, 2023

It’s fair to say that life hasn’t exactly been stable these past few years. The need for flexibility, both at work and in life, has become a sticking point for many for obvious reasons. Last May, 39% of UK adults worked from home at some point in the week, and…

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Are UK Bosses Right to Enforce a Return to Office Working?

September 11, 2023

Could we have survived the pandemic without Zoom? That’s debatable, but most of us used this vital app to keep in touch with friends, host game nights, and, yes, even work. So, it’s with some degree of sadness and confusion that Zoom recently decided that workers simply have to return…

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Why are job applicants ‘Ghosting’ potential employers?

August 23, 2023

Ghosting. It used to be confined to the dating world, but over the past few years, we’ve seen a slew of poor employers dealing with this recent rejection, too. What is ghosting in the recruitment world, you ask? Simply put, it’s when a prospective employee just... disappears. You can imagine…

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How should you write a CV in 2023?

August 22, 2023

Do CVs really change that much? How many ways can you write a CV, after all? Surely, as long as I put all my previous jobs in it, you’ll be fine. Right? You might not be aware, but what employers look for in a good CV changes all the time.…

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