Month: March 2017

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Bond Williams and Frettens Solicitors: Annual employment law update 2017

WE GO THE EXTRA MILE. EVERY DAY.

Bond Williams and Frettens Solicitors: Annual employment law update 2017

Bond Williams and Frettens Solicitors: Annual employment law update 2017

7th March 2017Laura Crossen

This morning saw over 100 Senior HR professionals and business leaders gather at our yearly legal update, held at AFC Bournemouth with Paul Burton from Frettens Solicitors who gave an… Read more »

UK job market: ‘Feel-Good Factor’ at risk because of expected candidate shortage

According to a report by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), over half of employers foresee a shortage of candidates to fill permanent jobs and 63 % of employers with… Read more »


24th March 2017Laura Crossen


The 7 second scan: Will your CV make the cut?

Your CV is the first impression someone will have of you. The average time taken by an employer to look at a CV is 5 – 7 seconds! Take the… Read more »


27th March 2017Laura Crossen


Unemployment rate falls to lowest since 1975

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported that the unemployment rate fell to 4.7% – it has not been lower than that since the summer of 1975. UK unemployment… Read more »


15th March 2017Laura Crossen


Budget 2017: What it means for you

Although the Budget was relatively low-key, other changes were already planned. This adds up to a significant financial impact on millions of people – even before the next Budget in… Read more »


8th March 2017Laura Crossen


Here’s what you should know about why we celebrate World Women’s Day on 8 March.

The event first started to campaign for better pay and rights for women, but is now aimed at inspiring females across the world, a global celebration which aims to inspire… Read more »


Laura Crossen


Promote your company values and attract better talent

Many businesses in the UK could be missing out on hiring top talent by not doing enough to promote their company’s values when talking to potential new employees. An employer’s… Read more »


3rd March 2017Laura Crossen


Tech Nation: Bournemouth and Poole’s digital firms are top for high growth

The thriving tech industry in Bournemouth and Poole has a greater proportion of high-growth businesses than anywhere else in the country. The latest report from Tech Nation, a publicly funded… Read more »


29th March 2017Laura Crossen


National living wage increases on 1 April 2017

The National Living Wage is to rise to £7.50 an hour from April this year, in line with Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement and Spring Budget announcement. The minimum wage… Read more »


28th March 2017Laura Crossen


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