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The Benefits of Employer Branding – Examples and Strategies

In this article, we will discuss employer branding examples, along with good strategies. Some companies try and entice a potential… Read More

15 June 2021

Fire Marshal or Fire Warden? – Career Spotlight

Whether you're thinking of joining the service yourself or want to know what you can expect from them as a… Read More

27 May 2021

Brexit, IR35 and Soft Skills: The Changing Landscape of HR and Recruitment

Human Resources is a multi-faceted role that seems to be constantly shifting its area of control and influence. Here are… Read More

12 May 2021

10 Top Tips For Virtual Trainers From a Quality Assurance Expert

Virtual training comes with it's own challenges. Here, Mark Smith, an Expert Trainer and Curriculum Writer at People1st give us… Read More

11 May 2021

Brownie Points: How To Survive An EHO Visit

EHO visits can be daunting and it can feel like inspectors are holding the survival of your business in their… Read More

29 April 2021

Job Demands in 2021: Hiring What, Hiring Where, Hiring When

The saying goes, as one door closes, another will open. Whilst some industries have been hit hard by COVID-19, others… Read More

15 April 2021

Planning Your Safeguarding Policies and Procedures: Key Legislation

Recent events have clearly demonstrated that a lack of comprehensive safeguarding policies and procedures can leave both you, your team… Read More

14 April 2021

Is ADHD a Learning Disability -Understanding Neurodiversity

ADHD has long been misunderstood. Once dismissed as "naughty children", those who deal with the condition deal with a range… Read More

15 March 2021

The Skills You Want vs The Skills Employers Need in 2021

In our latest blog, we give you a picture of what the job market looks like over COVID-19, but what… Read More

2 March 2021

Financial Planning for Young Adults – Is the Financial Education Children Receive in the UK Enough to Set Them up for Life?

“The things we see and learn about money in childhood and adolescence can have long-lasting consequences. Money habits that can… Read More

12 February 2021

What is Prevent Duty? The Role You Play in Counter-Extremism

Modern Britain is a multicultural society with a diverse culture, but unfortunately, there are threats to our multiculturalism. Voices of… Read More

26 January 2021

Garden Leave 101: A Quick and Easy Guide

Alexander Boswell, Marketing MSc, Business PhD and SaaS mastermind has got a pretty good grasp of business concepts – at least he thought… Read More

10 December 2020