It’s Blue Monday: Five ways to beat the January blues

15th January 2018

Blue Monday is the name given to the most depressing day of the year, a formula that takes into consideration the amount of time since Christmas, the weather, debt levels,… Read more »

The top 10 industries for a pay rise in 2018

If you are searching for a new job this January that pays more than your current salary, there is good news to support your career move according to new data… Read more »

11th January 2018

Frettens Solicitors: Employment law update January 2018

Paul Burton is an employment solicitor and Associate at Frettens Solicitors, working in partnership with Bond Williams. Paul specialises in both contentious and non-contentious matters, including unfair dismissal, discrimination, TUPE,… Read more »

5th January 2018

Demand for Cyber Security set to increase ‘significantly’ for 2018

Demand for cyber security staff will increase over the next year, according to all recruitment agencies surveyed by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). The majority (81%) predict that demand… Read more »

2nd January 2018

Landed a new role? Here’s what to expect on your first day

If you have recently found yourself a new role, well done, that’s great news! But now what? Your first day can be nerve wracking but whatever role you are starting… Read more »

22nd December 2017

How having and living by your company values sets you apart in your recruitment process

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 »

18th December 2017

8 ways to get ahead of the competition

Eight ways to be an ideal employee We are always pondering the question; what makes a good leader, an inspiring entrepreneur and a great boss but are we overlooking what… Read more »

14th December 2017

IR35 Contractor rules explained

Are you ‘Self Employed’? The first and most important point is to establish whether you are ’employed’ or ‘self-employed’ under HMRC’s terms. The ambiguity of the ’employment status’ guidelines does… Read more »

12th December 2017

Christmas Party Etiquette – Dos and Don’ts

The majority of us look forward to our Christmas party, 80% in fact according to a survey from The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). However, nearly a third (30%)… Read more »

8th December 2017

Workplace wellness: A new year’s resolution all employers should stick to

Employers have a legal obligation to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their employees at work, including minimising the risk of stress-related illness and injury at work. With greater… Read more »

6th December 2017

What does it mean to be a successful leader?

Good leadership and development are vital, in ensuring the success of a business. In light, of the important contribution made by small and medium enterprises to the on-going economic recovery,… Read more »

4th December 2017

First impressions: Your own personal brand

We are all very familiar with the phrase ‘First impressions last’ and this has never been more true than when attending a job interview. With so many candidates hunting down… Read more »

1st December 2017

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