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British Manufacturing; the future?

by Richard Hayden

/ Employers

Over the past five years we have seen an increase in promoting British farm produce, Fair Trade Goods and Eco-friendly items.

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Encouraging growth - 'we need action to match that rhetoric'

by Richard Hayden

/ Employers

Sir Richard Branson has recently urged the government to consider reducing business rates and easing regulations, which many cite as hampering growth of the UK economy.

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British workers: 'more flexible, competitive and efficent'...

by Richard Hayden

/ Candidates, Employers

Vauxhall owned General Motors (GM) has announced that it will be bringing the production of the next generation Astra to Elsmere Port in a controversial move away from German manufacturing.

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Hacked by el pigre

by Richard Hayden

/ Employers

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Bank Holidays: Should they stay or should they go?

by Richard Hayden

/ Candidates, Employers

We all take advantage of those extra couple of days per year, whether we use them to get on top of the gardening or visit family and friends, we try to make the best of our bank holidays.

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LinkedIn invitations – 5 tips to make it personal

by Richard Hayden

/ Candidates, Employers

Guest Blogger Jennifer Holloway of Spark, personal branding for business discusses LinkedIn invitations and how to get the most out of them.

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What makes a great CV?

by Richard Hayden

/ Candidates

As recruiters we are often asked "What makes a great CV?

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Employment Law Updates: April 2012

by Richard Hayden

/ Employers

Below are highlighted a number of important Employment Law updates that will come into force in April of 2012;1 April 2012Statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay increaseAs of the 1st of April 2012 the standard rate of statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay will increase from £128.

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Workfare?

by Richard Hayden

/ Candidates, Employers

Of late there has been much debate over the governments’ workfare initiatives.

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Sickness Absence Management

by Richard Hayden

/ Employers

Managing staff brings with it many problems for small businesses.

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