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  • Conducting Remote Inductions

    Posted on Monday, May 4, 2020 by heather DuhigNo comments

    Conducting Employee Inductions Remotely For many companies setting up remote working was no small task, with large investments and many changes to policy and procedures. But as teams have settled into new ways of working, many will now need to consider how to conduct on-boarding processes remotely. Throughout this post we will give some tips to help ensure a successful induction process for new ...

  • 5 Things you should be doing during furlough

    Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 by heather DuhigNo comments

    5 Things you should be doing during furlough With thousands of people across the UK already on furlough, and the scheme cut-off date extension to 19 th March likely to lead to thousands more, we are going to discuss ways in which employees can use this time to benefit both personally and professionally. What is the furlough scheme? Employers can claim a grant covering 80% of the wages for a ...

  • Video Interview Tips

    Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 by heather DuhigNo comments

    Video interview Tips With offices shut indefinitely, and people adjust to working from home, there is a necessity for recruitment methods to adapt. Video interviews are by no means a new thing, especially with an increase in remote working over recent years. However, a once useful tool to help coordinate long distance meetings will likely become the norm long after offices open back up. ...

  • Managing your team whilst working from home

    Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 by heather DuhigNo comments

    Working from home can present many concerns for management, especially those whose workforce haven't previously experienced work outside the office. Many articles online will outline tips for how to integrate working from home into your workplace, with many advising ‘trial periods’ to test the water. As this is a luxury many didn’t have time to introduce before closing offices, we are going to ...

  • Upcoming 2020 Employment Law Changes

    Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by heather Duhig1 comment

    Throughout this post we are going to discuss some of the confirmed employment law changes coming into place this April. Swedish Derogation The ‘Good work plan’ was published in December 2018, and outlined the commitment from the government to remove the legal loophole for equal pay known as ‘Swedish Derogation’ for agency workers’. The Swedish derogation is shorthand for a special type of ...

  • Upcoming 2020 Employment Law Changes

    Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by heather Duhig1 comment

    Upcoming 2020 Employment Law Changes The 6 th April 2020 will bring with it several changes to employment and recruitment law. This week we will be briefly outlining five changes that will take affect from April. For a more in-depth discussion and how to make the relevant amendments in line with these changes, we will be providing our clients with a newsletter in March. Please get in contact if ...

  • Preparing for IR35 changes

    Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2020 by heather Duhig1 comment

    How to prepare for IR35 April changes What is IR35? IR35 is the ‘off-payroll working’ rules for clients, workers and their intermediaries. These rules apply if a worker provides their services through an intermediary (a person who acts as a link between people). These rules ensure that workers providing services pay relatively equal tax and National Insurance contributions as employees who work ...

  • Recruitment Trend predictions for 2020 we think you should know

    Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by heather Duhig1 comment

    Recruitment 2020 trend predictions we think you need to know A new year brings with it a new prediction of trends likely to be reflected within the recruitment market. This information is highly influential to agencies and recruiters planning their yearly strategy, but we want to be transparent and highlight how knowledge of these could benefit you as a candidate. Within this post we are going to ...

  • Blue Monday

    Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 by heather DuhigNo comments

    The 20 th of January marked ‘Blue Monday’, supposedly the most depressing day of the year. With contributing factors including debt levels and low motivation affecting the UK’s outlook in January, many people will have found their return to work particularly ‘blue’. With the percentage of employees experiencing high job satisfaction decreasing, we are going to discuss some of the signs you may ...

  • 12 Days of Recruitment

    Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2019 by Heather DuhigNo comments

    This month Partners Employment counted down the 12 Days of Recruitment. Over 12 days we gave you 12 helpful tips to help with your job search in the new year! Day 1: Start by working out what you are looking for in a new role. Are you looking for a promotion, company culture, responsibilities or location? Make a list to start narrowing your search, and if you sign up to any recruiters to help ...