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IR35 – Are you ‘in’ or are you ‘out’?

By on Nov 12, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

IR35 – Are you ‘in’ or are you ‘out’?

New legislation is on its way in April 2020. You’ve probably heard of IR35 if you are, or you employ, freelancers or self-employed contractors. If so, then you need to understand the implications to ensure that you keep HMRC happy. Essentially, the new regulations look to plug the issue of disguised employment. Some contractors bill for their services via a limited...

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What do candidates look for other than salary?

By on Oct 22, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

What do candidates look for other than salary?

Unemployment rates are currently at less than 4%. That’s fantastic for candidates, not so good for those looking to fill vacancies with red hot talent. Companies want to hold on to their good staff, and if they sense unease, may offer financial rewards to keep their top performers in-situ. So how on earth can you convince great people to move to you? Well, we’d be...

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Softly, softly – the art of training soft skills – and why it is essential you do so

By on Oct 14, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

Softly, softly – the art of training soft skills – and why it is essential you do so

The World Economic Forum, in its 2019 report The Future of Jobs, analyses the employment, skills and workforce strategy needed for the future. Its findings make for interesting reading. By 2024, 35% of the skills we consider invaluable today will have changed. We are on the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution. This is a movement that is bringing great change,...

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They’re coming – and they know what they want!

By on Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

They’re coming – and they know what they want!

We’ve spent the last couple of decades evolving our recruitment processes to appeal to millennials; the largest and most educated generation we’ve ever seen. Now it’s all change. Those thirty-something millennials are climbing the career ladder, moving into management and executive roles. And coming up fast behind them to fill their place are the new kids on the...

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I’m sorry to have to tell you, but………

By on Aug 9, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

I’m sorry to have to tell you, but………

No-one likes giving bad news. But it’s a fact of life in recruitment that when one happy candidate secures the role, there will be a few more that haven’t. So how do you deal with candidate rejection? As a responsible and caring employer, you should meet this head-on and treat the unsuccessful candidates in the best way possible. Why? Common old-fashioned courtesy...

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Dreamflight and more – Why we are collaborating with our clients on a charity burst

By on Feb 22, 2017 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

Dreamflight and more – Why we are collaborating with our clients on a charity burst

It’s incredibly difficult to talk about working to raise some much-needed funds for charity. There is a sort of inbuilt reluctance we all have in talking about what we do for others. The reason for this is probably because we don’t do it for any reason other than to help. It’s a bit of a dichotomy really because the very thing you want to happen, raising the profile...

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