One of the many reasons I love my job. Yesterday, I went to visit a candidate I had recently introduced to a company and who was successful in securing a management position. When I asked him, how he was settling in and if it was what he had expected, he hugged me and said “I […]
Excitement in Arundel! A feature film is being filmed in Arundel tonight and tomorrow, on the High Street by the Norfolk Hotel. There is lots of buzz around the town today and they are using our offices to film and also store some of the props! Look out for the film later this year, it’s […]
Minimum Wage and National Living Wage – an overview Exemptions There are a number of people who are not entitled to the NMW. Self-employed people. Volunteers or voluntary workers. Company directors. Family members, or people who live in the family home of the employer who undertake household tasks. All other workers including pieceworkers, home workers, […]
The Government’s National Living Wage is introduced today, on 1 April 2016 for all working people aged 25 and over, and will be set at £7.20 per hour. The current National Minimum Wage for those under the age of 25 will continue to apply. Employers need to ensure that they are paying their employees the correct […]
According to research conducted by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, “Three in ten employers (29%) increased staff numbers in the past year and almost half (47%) increased pay/earnings, suggesting UK workforce planning is looking up.” Great news for employees looking for new horizons and clients looking to increase skills gaps.
As a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, I receive regular updates as to the status of employment within the UK, as well as new regulations and legal issues. The following link supplied by the REC, makes for some interesting reading for those within HR or in-house recruiters. Items covered include employment surveys, outlook […]
Profile pictures on your cv or job application. If you feel that you should include a photograph on your cv, or on your profile page of a job board, please remember, first impressions count. Please remember that your cv, or job application is a professional approach to a prospective employer. Your photograph should look business […]