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5 Tips to Attract Great Candidates to Your Company

February 18, 2019 . 10:00 am

5 Tips to Attract Great Candidates to Your Company

When it comes to recruiting, it is essential to make the right choice and this means being able to attract talented individuals. Want to know how?

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

February 15, 2019 . 2:16 pm

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

Key findings from the January survey: – First decline in permanent placements for 77 months – Faster falls in both permanent and contract availability – Staff shortages lead to further rises in pay Commenting on the latest survey results, Chris Hearld, Northern Regional Chairman at KPMG UK said: “Northern businesses might want to hire staff, but a chronic shortage […]

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Half of SMEs prefer experienced workers

January 20, 2019 . 9:45 pm

People aged between 35 and 54 are at the top of the hire list for small businesses in the UK, research by Aldermore has revealed. In a survey of 1,002 SME business leaders, 50% said they would choose to hire from this age group out of all potential recruits – compared to 30% who would […]

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References – New guidance released by Acas

January 20, 2019 . 9:42 pm

Workplace experts, Acas, have published guidance to help employers and employees know the rules around employment references. A recent survey by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) found that nearly half of employers want job applicants who have relevant work experience. Tom Neil, Acas Senior Adviser said: “The job market can very competitive so it is vitally important for […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – December 2018

January 10, 2019 . 4:47 pm

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – December 2018

Key points from the December survey: – Permanent appointments rise at slowest rate since April 2017… – …as the supply of candidates falls sharply… – …leading to further marked increases in starting pay Commenting on the latest survey results, James Stewart, Vice Chair at KPMG, said: “A lack of work ready candidates is really beginning to bite UK […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – December 2018

January 10, 2019 . 4:47 pm

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – December 2018

Key points from December survey: – Sustained fall in staff supply drives starting pay higher – Agencies signal weaker rise in permanent appointments… – …despite robust uptick in job vacancies Commenting on the latest survey results, Bina Mehta, Partner at KPMG UK said: “Although December is always a bit of lean period in the jobs market, the […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – December 2018

January 10, 2019 . 4:47 pm

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – December 2018

Key findings from the December survey: – Slowest rise in permanent placements since April 2013 – Steeper falls in availability of both permanent and contract staff – Strong demand for staff pushes up starting pay Commenting on the latest survey results, Chris Hearld, Northern Regional Chairman at KPMG UK said: “The North is creating a healthy and encouraging volume of […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – November 2018

December 7, 2018 . 9:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – November 2018

Key points from the November survey: – Softer increases in permanent placements and contract billings – Vacancy growth edges down to 25-month low – Contract pay rises at fastest rate since July 2007 Commenting on the latest survey results, James Stewart, Vice Chair at KPMG, said: “Despite the uncertainty around Brexit, companies are still recruiting. It’s very much a candidates […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – November 2018

December 7, 2018 . 9:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – November 2018

Key points from November survey: – Permanent staff appointment growth accelerates… – …amid strong upswing in vacancies – Candidate shortages drive staring salary inflation to 42-month peak Commenting on the latest survey results, Bina Mehta, Partner at KPMG UK said: “The current employment situation in London is good news for job seekers but there are some worrying clouds on the horizon […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – November 2018

December 7, 2018 . 9:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – November 2018

Key findings from the November survey: – Slower growth of permanent placements and contract billings – Faster decline in labour supply – Pay pressures remain historically elevated Commenting on the latest survey results, Chris Hearld, Northern Regional Chairman at KPMG UK said: “Amidst the political noise, Northern businesses are largely unfazed in their bid to recruit and make […]

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