fbpx
iso 9000

5 Ideas To Beat The Post Holiday Blues

August 20, 2019 . 10:33 am

5 Ideas To Beat The Post Holiday Blues

Holidays are almost always brilliant even if things don’t go to plan. The break itself is holiday enough giving us all a brief opportunity to cut the cord from work and think about something else for a change. However, for many of us there is no escape from the inevitable downer that often sets in […]

Read more

5 Holiday Season Out Of Office Templates (free!)

August 19, 2019 . 9:59 am

5 Holiday Season Out Of Office Templates (free!)

The school summer holidays may be nearing an end but for those of us without kids, September marks the start of the more affordable holiday period. With just a couple of weeks to go its time to start thinking about your exit strategy to do list. Last on the list will be your email out […]

Read more

Flexible work options are crucial to retaining top talent, according to a FlexJobs survey

August 14, 2019 . 9:02 am

Flexible work options are crucial to retaining top talent, according to a FlexJobs survey

One-third of workers said they have left a job because the company didn’t offer flexible work opportunities like working from home and flexible scheduling, according to FlexJobs’ annual survey released Wednesday. Currently, 16% of employees said they are searching for a new job because of flexibility issues.  The report surveyed more than 7,300 employees to determine how […]

Read more

Latest IT Contractor Rates and Permanent Salary Guide for London

August 1, 2019 . 9:00 am

Latest IT Contractor Rates and Permanent Salary Guide for London

Sometimes you just need to know how your IT department pay rates compare to the competition and we’ve also now added how many qualified candidates we have for each of those disciplines on our exclusive database.

Read more

UK SMEs Plan To Grow According To Survey

July 23, 2019 . 10:59 am

UK SMEs Plan To Grow According To Survey

(1 min read) A recent government survey reports nearly three quarters of Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) plan to attack their markets prioritising growth and service improvement with new business sales, staff up-skilling, process improvement and recruitment high on the agenda. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s survey  focused on SME growth […]

Read more

Employees Secretly Recording Meetings May Not Be Gross Misconduct

July 23, 2019 . 10:32 am

Employees Secretly Recording Meetings May Not Be Gross Misconduct

(30 sec read) An Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that staff covertly recording conversations spoken during meetings at work may not always be considered as gross misconduct. In fact, the tribunal stated that it is acceptable in specific cases when, for example, an employee may be concerned about misrepresentation. In this case, Tatiana Stockman, […]

Read more

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – June 2019

July 17, 2019 . 10:26 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – June 2019

London employers focus on hiring contract workers amid uncertain outlook Key points from June survey: – Permanent hires fall; contract billings grow further – Starting salary inflation remains weak… – …while contract pay increases sharply Commenting on the latest survey results, James Stewart, Vice Chair at KPMG, said: “Brexit stagnation continues to seize up the […]

Read more

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – June 2019

July 17, 2019 . 9:06 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – June 2019

Slowdown in recruitment activity persists in June as market confidence remains subdued Key points from the June survey: – Permanent placements decline for fifth time in six months – Contract billings expand only slightly – Vacancy growth holds close to multi-year low Commenting on the latest survey results, James Stewart, Vice Chair at KPMG, said: […]

Read more

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – June 2019

July 17, 2019 . 9:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – June 2019

Permanent placements increase solidly in June, as contract billings fall slightly Key findings from the June survey: – Solid rise in permanent staff placements – Permanent candidate availability falls at softest rate in eight months – Starting salaries increase sharply Commenting on the latest survey results, Nicola Quayle, Office Senior Partner at KPMG in Manchester […]

Read more

Are Your Hiring Managers Leaving Your Business Vulnerable?

July 1, 2019 . 10:42 am

Are Your Hiring Managers Leaving Your Business Vulnerable?

(2 min read) Managers are paid to lead, organise and motivate. Most have successfully risen through the ranks before being rewarded with management opportunities to inspire others to follow in their glory. However, despite their professional strengths they are unlikely to have ever received formal training on how to interview and recruit someone. Business leaders […]

Read more