Osborne aims Budget at supporting manufacturing

Published: 27/03/2014
The chancellor has set out a series of measures aimed at providing the nation’s ‘makers, doers and savers’ with the mechanisms to sustain Britain’s upward economic trajectory.

Get your house in order – the importance of immigration checks

Published: 27/03/2014
While the political debate continues over the Government’s immigration policy, the experience of Mark Harper – the former immigration minister behind the controversial “Go Home” advertising campaign – is a wakeup call to all employers.

Encore driving forward with FTA Accreditation Scheme

Published: 27/03/2014
Encore Personnel’s Driving Division has become a member of the newly launched Freight Transport Association (FTA) Driver Agency Accreditation Scheme.

Most Outrageous C.V. Mistakes

Published: 27/03/2014
Making a good first impression in a job search often starts with a memorable resume. Unfortunately for some, “memorable” doesn’t always translate to “hirable.”

Manufacturing activity remains robust

Published: 27/03/2014
Activity in the UK manufacturing sector remained robust in March, according to a new survey by the CBI. Overall demand continued to rise, with total orders improving in the month.

An essential guide to the do’s and don’ts around disciplinary and dismissals

Published: 27/03/2014
One of the most common problems business owners face is the unenviable task of having to discipline a member of staff or dismiss a member of staff.

Candidates three times more likely to apply for jobs with companies they follow on LinkedIn

Published: 27/03/2014
In March 2014 LinkedIn announced that it has just passed the 15 million members mark in the UK – an increase of 5 million on how it was positioned in Britain two years ago.

The UK has come fourth in a new study which aims to determine the world's best logistics performers.

Published: 27/03/2014
The study by the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) ranking 160 nations, saw UK move up six places this year from 2013′s ranking of tenth.

Upcoming Employment Law Developments - 2014

Published: 25/02/2014
Regulations amending the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) will come into force on 31 January 2014. The main changes are as follows:-

Making flexible working benefit your business

Published: 25/02/2014
With the right to request flexible working soon extending to all employees, many are asking how to make flexible working work for their business and how to get the best from their employees.