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Employee Wellbeing

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What a great initiative for employees within the Arun region! If your employees wish to improve their lifestyle, the Council’s wellbeing team can assist!  The team work with any workplace, organisation or business within the district.  They offer a free and confidential 30 minute assessment of health and wellbeing to discover factors such as body […]

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New Year

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I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and New Years’ break?  Now that we are all back at work, along with resolutions, I’m sure that many people are reviewing their careers and wondering about change.  I recruit for a superb multi-award winning organisation where morale is extraordinarily high, but this is due to how […]

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Top 25 Jobs in the UK

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This is a really interesting article, compiled by the Glassdoor website, where employees rate their employer!  This gives a great insight into roles, so if you are thinking of a new career, or just to see if your role is ranked in the top 25, please click and read: http://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/careersandeducation/the-25-best-jobs-in-britain-as-chosen-by-employees/ss-BBowo1Z?li=BBoPWjQ&ocid=mailsignoutmd&fullscreen=true#image=25

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BREXIT – REC Press Release

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As a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, we are regularly kept up to date with the ever changing issues surrounding employment and the law.  I thought it would be of interest, for you to see their Press Release following today’s exit from Europe. ‘Brexit mustn’t break UK jobs machine’ – REC Filed under […]

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Loving the Job

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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 […]

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Feature Film in Arundel!

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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 […]

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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, […]

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National Living Wage

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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 […]

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Workforce Plannning

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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.

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Recruitment Outlook for 2016

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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 […]

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