Recruitment News

2023 – A busy year for employment law changes

January 17, 2023

Now that we have been back in the office for a couple of weeks and have well and truly blown off the post-Christmas cobwebs, it’s time to give you a taster of some of the proposed (and confirmed) employment law changes, that may have some bearing on your recruitment activities.…

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Unsure about looking for a new job in 2023?

January 11, 2023

With the UK job market on the rise, now’s the best time to search for a new job. Whether you're an experienced professional looking for a career change, or a recent graduate just starting out, it's essential that you keep up with the current trends and skills in demand. This…

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Autumn Review 2022

November 10, 2022

With all the negative headlines at the moment surrounding the economy, the cost-of-living crisis, interest rates and global supply chains, you would be forgiven for thinking that all of the green shoots of growth that we were starting to see earlier this year, have been dramatically cut down. We take…

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The rise of the Chief Remote Officer

November 9, 2022

The increase in ‘Working from home’ over the past few years, has led to the creation of a new job role – ‘Chief Remote Working Officer’. In October 2022, over 100 UK companies were advertising for someone to oversee hybrid working, which is an increase on 52 jobs advertised in…

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Be found on Linkedin

November 8, 2022

Be found on Linkedin Along with a well written and presented CV, your Linkedin profile is arguably of equal importance when it comes to making a good impression on an prospective employer. Certainly if you don’t already have a Linkedin profile then we would recommend you set one up. It’s…

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Where have all the applicants gone??

October 17, 2022

Given the current economic turmoil, the cost-of-living-crisis and the rise in inflation, it's understandable that people may be thinking twice about moving jobs at the moment. Better the devil you know than the devil you don't! Many employers are now experiencing very low applicant numbers to their job advertisements, which…

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New Digital Right to Work Checks from 1st October 2022

October 3, 2022

Whilst right to work checks for new hires have been a staple within the recruitment sector for almost two decades, there has been a recent change to the law which has gone a little under the radar, but effects all employers. Digital right to work checks are now a requirement…

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Employers VS Employees on Working From Home

September 30, 2022

Employers are demanding that staff return to office working, however staff are pushing back as working from home is still important to them. Due to the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, hybrid and remote working became the ‘new normal’ during 2020, and was implemented across the UK job market…

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Will the energy bailout improve business confidence?

September 21, 2022

Will the energy bailout improve business confidence? The new UK Prime Minister, Liz Truss, announced a plan on 8th September to help businesses with the rising energy prices due to come into effect this autumn. Named the Energy Price Guarantee, it aims to cap the amount households and businesses will…

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What’s behind a rise in demand for Temporary Workers?

September 2, 2022

If you’ve taken a walk down the high street recently you might have been struck by the sheer number of signs in shops and offices advertising their many open positions for staff. At first, this might not seem strange. After all, we’re all still dealing with the aftermath of the…

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The impacts of the cost of living crisis on employee mental health

July 12, 2022

Everywhere you turn, it feels like there are signs of the cost of living crisis. In May, UK consumer price inflation soared to 9.1%, the highest it has been in Britain in three decades. Therefore it’s no surprise that the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute has reported an increase…

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What do candidates want?

June 21, 2022

There are many reasons for the lack of candidates on the market at the moment; Brexit, those eligible taking early retirement, and millennials focusing on the gig economy rather than dedicating themselves to one sole position. In this market it is important for employers to reassess their offering to ensure…

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