Recent Blog Posts
Trading Up Down Under – What 5 Things Can We Look Forward to in 2021? Wednesday 17th June marked an auspicious day for the future of UK, Australian and NZ relations – the day when free trade negotiations between the three countries (and beyond) were officially launched. These discussions are also likely to pave the way for the UK to… Read More.
Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme On the 1st of March the UK government released the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and this was when we all learnt the word “furlough” for the first time, a word that has now become a household term. Many employers around the country have made use of the scheme as a way to… Read More.
Visa and Sponsorship Information During COVID-19 One of the many things that spent time in confusion during the escalation of COVID-19 was people’s rights to work in the UK. Perhaps you were already in the UK and your visa was due to expire, or you were trying to get to the UK. Even employers who were planning to sponsor migrant… Read More.
Working from Home During COVID-19 – Update Now we are a few weeks into our new remote working lifestyles we can use a bit of retrospective wisdom and reflect. In our latest blog “Working From Home – The New Normal” we discuss navigating through what didn’t work, arriving at what does work and thinking about what’s next on the horizon. … Read More.
COVID-19 Through the Eyes of a Parent Working From Home I believe it was shortly after the historic pasta and toilet paper riots when working parents around the UK suddenly had their two worlds collide. Almost overnight lockdown forced us all to work full time jobs from home while at the same time, nurseries and schools around the country closed… Read More.
How long until we reach prosperity again? Since the Great Depression came to an end in March 1933, there have been twelve recessions (around one every seven years) and their average length has been eleven months. The Great Recession (1929 – 1933) lasted for three years and seven months, whilst the Great Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008-2009 lasted for 18… Read More.
Furlough life. The good, the bad and the ugly. COVID-19 took the world by surprise, as it was something most people didn’t expect to occur in 2020. Travel, career progression and even marriage are just a few of the plans that COVID-19 disrupted for everyone across the globe. It is safe to say this pandemic has affected ultimately everyone in… Read More.
Deciphering the Government’s advice for a safe office environment during COVID-19 Australasian Recruitment Company has been working alongside many of our clients to assist in ensuring that the workplace is safe for the return of our temporary workers. Here are the key takeaways from the government’s advice, which you can find in full at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19/offices-and-contact-centres The first stage is… Read More.
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