Engage & Retain in the new World.

We thought 2020 was tough. It’s already evident that 2021 is going to require us to delve deep into our stamina reserves and none more so than in the field of employee engagement. It doesn’t have to be an arduous battle, however, and with some relatively simple, consistent and reinforced positive behaviours we can inspire those around us.


IR35 Changes

Don’t place any bets on IR35 changes false starting again in April 2021. This is highly unlikely given the current climes, making it highly likely to be a sprint to the finish post.

Are you going to be ready?
Read all about the changes and how you can prepare for April.


Don’t Just Christmas Shop… Job Shop!

Contrary to popular belief, companies do still search for talent throughout the Festive season and have hiring budget to spend before the end of the year. Take advantage of the Festive Spirit and goodwill and get job hunting this Christmas.


Making the best impression in a Video Interview!

In the recent RE survey, over 60% of those businesses surveyed reported that they would be introducing video interviewing, if they hadn’t already.

Knowing how to showcase yourself on video, whether for a 1-way video application or for a live online interview, is key to getting your next job. Here’s how to ace it on camera.


Save our Sausages!

Have you lost track of Brexit news, negotiations, deals? Well its time to put the blinkers on and gen-up about how to ‘save your bacon’ when it comes to filling staffing positions when January 2021 cometh……


The Big Brexit Business Survey 2020

On 1st January 2021, Britain leaves the EU single market and Customs Union. How many businesses are looking to sponsor skilled staff? What will businesses do that currently reply on EU workers to manage seasonal peaks? Will the points based system work to attract skilled people to the UK? The Big Brexit Business Survey asks these questions…


Video Interviewing Best Practice for Clients

In our recent YOUR BUSINESS YOUR PEOPLE survey, 60% of businesses said they were actively considering video interviewing.


Surviving this year’s peak season

Last year, around £1.49bn was spent on UK online retail sites on Black Friday, according to IMRG, up from £1.39bn a year earlier. This year, the impact from Covid-19 on sales so far has been dramatic to say the least – whilst high street retailers have suffered, online sales have proved unstoppable in the face of the pandemic.


RE’s “Your Business, Your People 2020” survey results

RE’s Your Business, Your People Survey 2020 was completed by 101 businesses active in 20 sectors in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire. It reveals business is more buoyant than we might think.


Safehands: The ethical face of care industry recruitment

When the government highlighted agency staff as one of the possible vectors of Covid in care homes – many care home managers simply stopped using agencies for fear of increasing cross-contamination.
Permanent staff started living on-site for safety, and many didn’t see their families for months at a time.


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