Recent Blog Posts
How Should Clients Choose an Agency During a Pandemic? Six months in to the pandemic, we are seeing Companies hiring in London again – on both a temporary and a permanent basis. For the most part, businesses have now adapted to their altered marketplace and are now looking for quality recruitment agencies in London with which to partner to help… Read More.
The End of a (Furlough) Era We are now moving into October and the final month of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). From the 1st October employers will need to pay 20% of furloughed employees’ salaries along with the employer’s National Insurance and pension costs and the scheme will close on the 31st October. Looking Back The CJRS has been utilised by over 1.2 million employers and over 9.6 million jobs have been furloughed UK wide since the official… Read More.
Today’s Announcement: Winter Economy Plan Snapshot Here are some key points from Rishi Sunak’s announcement earlier today when he unveiled measures to protect jobs beyond the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which ends on the 31st October. Jobs Support Scheme A new Jobs Support Scheme has been announced today, which would subsidise the wages of people in work to replace the… Read More.
How to Get Your CV to the Top of the Pile in a Pandemic We find ourselves in an era and a marketplace in which it has never been easier to apply for office work in London. Conversely it has never been harder to secure that new role. How to square this ever-enlarging circle? Here are our top tips for… Read More.
Our Time Best Spent 2020 has been a year when many freedoms we took for granted such as being able to go on holiday, socialise with friends, or see our loved ones, have been removed. One freedom we did not lose was the freedom to choose our own response to the pandemic. During what has been such a challenging time,… Read More.
A Positive Outlook on the Return to the Office Britain is lagging behind the rest of Europe in returning to the office – read our blog on why many of our team members and candidates think it’s time to catch up. Every business is different and each employee has his or her own thinking on the topic, but the government’s… Read More.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – A Quick Update! Looking back to when the government first introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) on the 1st of March, it has been interesting to reflect on the myriad of changes we have seen since that date. When the unprecedented scheme was initially announced, it was envisaged it would help support employers… Read More.
Handling Redundancy in London During COVID-19 There is no escaping the fact that we are now transitioning from the government-backed furlough scheme to the reality of redundancies throughout London and the wider UK: British Airways, the BBC, Marks and Spencer, Arup, OVO Energy, BP, Rolls Royce, HSBC, Accenture, The Restaurant Group, John Lewis, Boots and Burger King are just some… Read More.
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