Eight out of ten using agency workers

Published: 29/10/2014
79% of employers are using agency workers to provide short-term access to strategic skills according to Octobers JobsOutlook report the REC.

Understanding the differences in types of temporary labour

Published: 29/10/2014
With an estimated £24bn per year being spent by businesses on temporary workers, it is clear that these contingent – or ‘as needed’ – workers are a key component of a complex UK workforce.

Encore appoints first Senior Account Executive

Published: 29/10/2014
Internal promotion is crucial to developing team motivation and more importantly business performance. At Encore we aim to retain our staff and reward them for their hard work, commitment and perseverance.

The 10 most ridiculous excuses for missing work

Published: 29/10/2014
Sometimes “I’m a little under the weather” just won’t cut it. A new survey from the US website CareerBuilder of 2,000 HR professionals unearthed the 10 most ludicrous reasons for missing a day at work.

Boost for UK manufacturing output

Published: 29/10/2014
Manufacturing output in the UK has now surpassed its levels in the late 1970s, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

October 2014 Employment law changes

Published: 29/10/2014
On 1st October 2014 the following key employment law changes came into force

Top ten tips for right to work checks

Published: 29/10/2014
Since 2008, employers have faced civil penalties for employing illegal workers. The proposals include increasing the maximum civil penalty fine for employers from the current £10,000 to £20,000 per illegal worker.

Are you breaking employment laws?

Published: 29/10/2014
Do you know about the recent changes to dismissal claims, flexible working, sick pay, holiday pay and more?

Recruiters have mixed opinions about Scotland's "No" vote

Published: 24/09/2014
Recruiters are breathing a sigh of relief after 55% of Scottish voters opt to remain part of the UK, though there is disappointment too.

Dealing with lies in job applications.

Published: 24/09/2014
How can employers protect themselves when candidates embellish or fabricate their CV's?