Zero hours contracts: a 2015 general election hot potato
Employment Issues / In the News

Zero hours contracts: a 2015 general election hot potato

In the run-up to the UK General Election, last month I wrote a feature for Real Business which is reproduced below.  Following last week’s first TV ‘debate’ which saw both David Cameron and Ed Miliband declare they could not work under zero hours contracts, it is likley that both parties manifestos will address this thorny … Continue reading

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