The survey says… social media is key to recruitment!
Employment Issues / Social Media

The survey says… social media is key to recruitment!

A recent survey has revealed that two-thirds of UK recruiters have rejected candidates after checking their profiles on social media.  However, social media was also found to have accounted for more than 70 per cent of successful recruiter hires. The survey was of more than 7,000 recruitment companies, HR managers and recruiters in the UK … Continue reading

I’ve started so I’ll finish: planning your social media strategy
Social Media

I’ve started so I’ll finish: planning your social media strategy

It is no secret that businesses can benefit from using social media effectively.  National and international brands have managed their social media presence so well that new customers have come to them to share in the fun and old customers have remained loyal.  But if at first you don’t succeed, should you give up and move on or … Continue reading

Guest blog – Social media and recruitment: a useful tool?
Employment Issues / Social Media

Guest blog – Social media and recruitment: a useful tool?

Recent research suggests that more than half of all UK jobseekers use social media sites in their search for employment and an increasing number of employers are taking advantage of this growing trend by adapting and supplementing traditional recruitment processes with social media-based methods. However, there are a number of potential pitfalls and regular guidance … Continue reading

Identity theft: protect yourself against low-tech crime
Alan Titchmarsh Show / In the News / Legal Topics

Identity theft: protect yourself against low-tech crime

According to Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA), fraud losses on UK cards totalled £388 million during 2012, showing a 14% increase on the previous year.  Such stark statistics are understandably causing consumers some concern, especially in the run up to Christmas when credit cards are hit the hardest. FFA also found that this rise in card … Continue reading