Shouting loud - The P Tuckwell success story!

P Tuckwell Ltd are a family business that has been providing quality machinery for over 65 years.  Today, they employ approximately 200 staff and operate across seven locations in the East of…


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Hiring healthcare professionals & care sector workers?

During the last few months, our healthcare professionals and care sector workers have never been more in the spotlight. In what has been one of the most challenging times accessing quality…


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Know the risks - Staff working from home

So you're a Manager, a Decision Maker or Director who swiftly moved your team and your businesses to work from home literally overnight and in a blink of an eye. Great job!!! It wasn't easy but we…


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Regaining Confidence - Temporary Staff

Coronavirus has created a strange, understandable mentality amongst us all. Covid-19 the invisible villain, who can travel within people who show no symptoms at all, has us on our guard. We walk down…


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Do you have staff returning from furlough?

As a manager you might be eager to get everything back to pre-COVID-19, some staff have had as much as 10 weeks off on 80% pay. Many could be reluctant to return to work and would be keen to remain…


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Recruitment, time to be bold?

It's certainly been a challenging time!  Not a day goes by without hearing about another company that has had to make the difficult decision to reduce their head count.  Sadly more redundancies and…


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How to write a gender neutral job advert

It’s been reported that writing adverts using gender-neutral terms results in jobs filling faster than those with masculine or feminine phrasing. If this is the case, why wouldn't you try and…


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Keeping your talent pool warm

A talent pool is a list of individuals that you might be interested in employing. These may be unsuccessful candidates who have applied for jobs previously but were just too good to discount…


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5 top tips to get recruitment back up to speed

Recruitment may have been the last thing on your mind over the last couple of weeks, but it’s important to have a strategy so that when things return to normal, you hit the ground running. So how…


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I’ve been made redundant, what should I do?

First things first, don’t panic. We’re in unchartered territory at the moment and seeing lots of people being furloughed or being let go. Here are our top seven tips on how to be prepared to get…