Recruiting

A sign-on bonus is a financial award offered by a company to a prospective employee as an incentive to join their company. A sign-on bonus or hiring bonus takes the form of a one-time payment provided when you sign on to a new role. The pandemic supercharged...

At some stage your business will look to expand and take on another employee at which point, as an employer, you will potentially look to government schemes to subsidise this team expansion. There are a range of government schemes available to employers which offer financial...

Starting a new job can be daunting especially when there is no support offered. When you have the right onboarding process in place you can guarantee long-term employee success. This success presents itself in the form of great communication and confidence within the new recruit,...

Flexible working generally means employees are able to be flexible within their working day. Many businesses opt for core hours meaning all employees must work within these hours but outside of these hours employees can pick and choose when it suits them to work. Another...

As more and more workers continue to enter the business world, the recruitment process continues to be as competitive as ever – and in order to get noticed by employers, candidates really need to take measures that will help them stand out from the crowd. Of course, CVs...

The very beginning of job advertising began with the only medium that was available – printed copy. Job postings were published in newspapers, which of course, would only reach a limited audience. Potential candidates were enticed through posters and A-boards, and applications were made through the post. Today’s digital...

If you’re an employer or the owner of your own business, then you’ll likely already have an idea of the characteristics you need in a desirable candidate. Although it’s important to find someone who fits in well with your company values, it’s equally as essential to ensure that...

As an employer, it’s crucial that, before hiring someone new, you have evidence of their right to work in the UK. Checking all employees’ right to work not only avoids penalties, but it also emphasises the anti-discriminatory nature of your business. Amongst the vast array of responsibilities and...

It’s no secret that job interviews can be daunting. From reading the job description to choosing an appropriate outfit, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to preparing for an interview – but knowing just how to prepare yourself in the right way doesn’t come easy to...

As an employer and business owner, it’s inevitable that you’re going to want to build a workforce that’s rich in talent and experience. Being beneficial to both you and your business, attracting talented employees will ultimately improve the creativity and quality of the work that you produce. However, it’s...