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3 Ways to Improve IT Recruitment in Brexit Threatened Sectors

June 12, 2019 . 11:50 am

3 Ways to Improve IT Recruitment in Brexit Threatened Sectors

If you’re looking to recruit an IT professional you’ve probably found it harder than expected. Worse, if you’re in an industry seriously threatened by Brexit your recruitment problems are likely to be much worse.  May’s UK Job Market report from KPMG and REC details a rise in vacancies and an inevitable drop in candidate availability […]

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IR35 is changing: What does this mean for you?

May 29, 2019 . 3:48 pm

IR35 is changing: What does this mean for you?

There’s a lot of confusion right now about IR35; what it is, why it’s changing and what those changes will mean for the millions of self-employed contract workers currently operating in the UK. Although many of the proposed changes to IR35 legislation are not yet set in stone, we have put together some helpful information […]

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Talent Shortages, Recruitment Failure and How to Succeed

May 15, 2019 . 11:53 am

Talent Shortages, Recruitment Failure and How to Succeed

For business leaders experiencing country wide skill shortages, the knock-on effects of key recruitment failures are far reaching, costly and damaging. Experienced IT Recruiter Langley James offers valuable advice to help attract and secure desirable talent ahead of the competition. The latest UK Recruitment Survey from the REC and KPMG reports that although the number […]

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What does IR35 mean?

April 1, 2019 . 3:11 pm

What does IR35 mean?

IR35 is a piece of tax legislation introduced in 2000 to ensure the correct national insurance and income tax was paid by self-employed contractors. IR35 prevents tax avoidance by exposing self employed workers seeking to hide their employment status from HMRC by supplying services to clients via an intermediary. This practice is known as ‘disguised […]

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Is Your Recruitment Process Causing You to Miss Out on the Best IT Talent?

March 15, 2019 . 10:00 am

Recruiting the best IT contractors and IT staff can be a protracted process and the danger of candidates changing their minds, or worse still, accepting a counter-offer from a competitor is ever present.

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4 Steps to a Positive Candidate Experience

March 15, 2019 . 10:00 am

4 Steps to a Positive Candidate Experience

The recruitment process is a stressful time for both employees and applicants. Businesses place such a huge emphasis on hiring the ‘perfect’ candidate for the role, they often forget the importance in nurturing relationships with those who aren’t ‘perfect’ for the role. Don’t forget, when somebody apply for a job, they are taking a risk and putting their current job on the line. All applicants deserve a positive candidate experience and when you master this, you are providing your company with an excellent marketing tool.

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The Positives of Employee Turnover

March 15, 2019 . 10:00 am

The Positives of Employee Turnover

Generally speaking employee turnover is seen as a bad thing. Aside from having to accept that someone may not want to work for your business any more, turnover can have a negative effect on moral and the cost involved in recruiting and training someone new can build up too. This may be the case for […]

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IT Contractors can be more cost effective

February 18, 2019 . 10:01 am

If you are considering a new project and taking on a short term contractor to support the day to day issues, please consider this…..

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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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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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