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Improve Your Employee Engagement With These Texting Tips

With current technology, SMS texting allows companies to effectively communicate, fielding questions and sending out reminders with a method that is faster and more cost-effective for the company. Improving engagement is a great way to increase company morale and productivity.

GDPR: turning point or tweak for recruitment?

GDPR, the EU data protection legislation that is causing headaches in recruitment agency boardrooms across the UK, takes effect in just a few short months. From 25 May 2018, individuals will benefit from enhanced rights and protections, while businesses must operate to higher standards – with harsher financial penalties if they get things wrong.
Sleeping on the job

Sleeping on the job

Last year the Employment Appeals Tribunal determined that care workers, who as part of their job slept overnight at service users homes in case they needed assistance throughout the night, were entitled to be paid the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for all hours worked, this included time spent asleep (or you could say  ‘Sleeping on…
Job Adverts

How to write a compelling job advert

We often talk about the importance of getting your recruitment process right, yet many companies fall at the first hurdle. The first impression that a candidate will have of your company is through your job advert. This means you need to get it right.
Getting The Best From Your Team

Getting The Best From Your Team

It’s not easy developing people and getting the best from your team. It’s even more difficult if you have to run a desk yourself as well or have other key tasks other than simply managing a team. So what can you do? The first place to start is put yourself in their shoes. What would…

Changing lives by being a TEAM player – Yes, we want your money

Well, a bit of your money anyway. This year we are fundraising for Sport Relief 2018 alongside TEAM, with the majority of our activities taking place during the 2018 TEAM Conference.
IR35 Reforms

Will IR35 reforms be extended to the private sector?

In the weeks running up to the Autumn Budget back in November, the industry was abuzz with “will they, won’t they” speculation with regards to whether the government would take the plunge and extend April 2017’s public sector IR35 changes to the private sector.

Recruiting The Best Graduates For Small Business

SMEs are becoming popular among graduates seeking entry-level jobs. But without an HR department, how can small business owners go about recruiting?

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