Tag Archives: recruitment

Recruitment: Health and Social Care sector insurance risks

Working in the recruitment industry can bring certain challenges. This is especially true when looking at what risks your specialist sector may face. If you work as a recruiter within the…

So what does recruitment really cost?

I’m often surprised at how many employers completely underestimate the cost of replacing staff. Many Human Resources professionals consider the cost for replacing staff at their own organisation to be only…

Recruiters – what do the IR35 changes mean to you?

If you’re a recruiter then you’ll probably be well aware of the change to public sector IR35 rules, which apply as from 6th April 2017 under the finance bill. This…

Business interruption emergency exit fire risk

Recruiters: why do I need business interruption?

When it comes to recruitment companies, the belief that in the event of a major loss they could carry on trading with a laptop and a mobile seems to have…

Umbrella companies to go the extra mile from April 2016

Changes to UK legislation around expenses and proving employment status is set to alter the way umbrella companies and contractors work together from April 2016. In a nutshell, Umbrella companies…

Managing absence – getting the right information

Effective absence management involves finding a balance between providing support to help employees with health problems stay in and return to work, and taking consistent and firm action against employees…

Recruitment Insurance: Are Your Contractual Basis Covered?

A 2014 study of the REC recently revealed that 46% of employers plan to increase temporary staff during 2015. It has been suggested that the demand for engineering, technical and…

False Self-Employment – how will it affect you?

Are your contractors employed or self-employed, and how does it affect you as a Recruiter? If you aren’t aware of the term false self-employment this relates to the situation where…

Spotlight on: Ricky Martin

If you’re a fan of the TV series The Apprentice, then Ricky should already be well known to you. Winner of series 8 and remembered for his professional wrestling outside of the business arena, Ricky has been successfully managing his new business…