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  • Upcoming 2020 Employment Law Changes

    Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by heather DuhigNo comments

    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 DuhigNo comments

    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 DuhigNo comments

    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 ...

  • Identifying Transferable Skills

    Posted on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by Heather DuhigNo comments

    Identifying Transferable Skills Transferable skills are essential when considering a career change or entry level roles. We are going to discuss how to highlight what they are, and how to market these on your CV or cover letter to aid your job search. Transferable skills are a specific set of skills that do not relate to only one role or sector; they are generalised skills and abilities that can ...

  • National Disability Day

    Posted on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 by Heather DuhigNo comments

    National Disability Day Today marks National Disability Day, a day to highlight the need to become more compassionate and understanding of the challenges faced by people living with disabilities. There is an ongoing need to ensure equal opportunities are offered to those with both mental and physical disabilities, and with this in mind we have outlined some the ways businesses can work on ...

  • Employee Engagement Trends 2019

    Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by heather DuhigNo comments

    Employee Engagement Trends As we come to the end of 2019, we thought we would discuss some of the employee engagement trends over the last year. With low unemployment levels, and employee’s length of service at a company continuing to drop, it is important to review engagement trends to ensure you are retaining top talent. In August this year, Forbes released ‘4 Employee Engagement Trends That ...

  • When is the best time to look for a new job?

    Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 by Heather DuhigNo comments

    When is the best time to look for a new job? Recruitment has a variety of seasons in which some periods are better than others for job hunting. We are going to outline some of these well-known trends within the recruitment year to help you plan for your next career move. Keep in mind, you may need to find a new job at any point in the year, and there are plenty of opportunities to do this. So, ...

  • What to ask in an Exit Interview

    Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by Heather DuhigNo comments

    What to ask in an Exit Interview Exit interviews can be tricky for both the employee and employer. However, this can be a great opportunity for employers to receive some valuable information with regards to the decision-making process behind leaving. How to construct your questions Remember that an exit interview can be very insightful, and you want to receive the most honest and constructive ...