Recruiting

It’s National Apprenticeship Week this week (5th to 11th February 2024) and here at Cluer HR we want to celebrate it by giving you 3 reasons to hire one. Watch it here. If you need any support with this, contact us or give us a call on 01386...

Not completing right to work checks? You could be fined up to 60k The maximum fine for employing an illegal worker is increasing from £20,000 to a whopping £60,000. And if you’re found to knowingly employ an illegal worker, you can also face criminal charges. The Government...

The onboarding checklist you’ll use again and again Giving new employees a great onboarding experience is essential to their engagement and retention. Yet, shockingly, around 60% of businesses skip setting any goals or milestones for their new hires. And only 12% of employees feel that their employer...

Did you know about these 3 biggest recruitment mistakes you could be making? If you’ve recruited someone before, you probably know that it can be a bit of a nightmare. If you haven’t. Well. Just be prepared for it to be a nightmare. The process can be long,...

Ahhhhh… 😤 Far too often we see companies overlooking their current employees when they’re hiring for a role. Please tell me it’s something you consider before hiring for a new role?! There are so many advantages to hiring from within! For your employee: 👉 It shows everyone that you value...

Employing people with learning disabilities promotes diversity in the workplace and can help a company to maintain a positive reputation for corporate social responsibility. Not only that, but people with learning disabilities can also make amazing employees. Often, they’re loyal and dedicated, hardworking, and a pleasure...

75% of mothers and 92% of fathers were employed in 2021 in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics. This is a huge proportion of the UK workforce, so it’s highly likely that you’re employing parents right now or will do in the future. For...

Flexibility is now an expectation employees have since COVID. And while it’s really beneficial for so many people to be able to have more choice over where and when they work, it seems like job flexibility isn’t always what it appears. In fact, primarily due to the...

If not, ask yourself “why not?!”. Perhaps you think your business isn’t big enough to need it. Maybe you feel it’s an unnecessary expense. Or possibly you’ve simply never considered it before. Whatever the reason, it’s time you considered psychometric testing, because the benefits can be massive. Typically,...

Have you wondered whether an apprentice is right for your business? Hiring an apprentice can be a fantastic way to discover and develop new talent for your business. It can help you grow your workforce with skilled, motivated people at many levels of their journey, from...