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Seven Deadly Sins Of Moving Office

Moving Office can be a complicated, time consuming, stressful and potentially expensive journey into an unknown world. Statistics from the International Facility Management Association reveal that, “on average, 2/3 of employees who are given the task of managing an office relocation are fired or quit within six months of the move.” read more


 

Online Market Research: DIY Or Use An Agency?

The current economic climate is having an impact on businesses large and small. With these uncertain times, it is now clear that researching a business’ market has never been more important. read more


 

How Can I Avoid Discrimination In Job Adverts?

Making sure job adverts don't fall foul of discrimination law is a skill that all recruitment experts need to develop. There are lots of rules around writing job adverts, mostly based around best practice to attract candidates. But certain rules are there to ensure you don't fall foul of discrimination law. read more


 

How Can I Make My Job Advert Search Engine Friendly?

Ensuring your jobs rank highly on search engines is vital to the success of your recruitment campaign. SEO (or Search Engine Optimisation) is the art of ensuring a web page appears within results when a user searches for a certain keyword or keyword phrase. read more


 

How Do I Write An Effective Job Advert?

There are a few simple rules that every job advert should follow to help attract the right candidates for your role. Job adverts come in many shapes and sizes, but there are a few simple rules that every advert should follow to ensure it attracts the candidates who are right for the job. read more


 

How Do I Use Online Job Advertising Effectively?

The Internet allows you to reach a wider range of candidates than ever and in increasingly inventive ways. Looking at online advertising against the various other methods of generating candidates shows some clear advantages. read more


 

Let New Legislation Benefit Your Business

The Companies Act 2006, the largest act in UK legislative history (with 1,300 sections and 16 schedules) which came into full force on 1 October 2009, represents the largest overhaul of company law in over 20 years. It is important that all companies understand and take advantage of this new legislation for the benefit of their businesses. read more


 

What Are The Main Pitfalls For Employers When It Comes To Sex Discrimination In The Work Place?

You would be surprised that many employers and employees do not know the vast extent and scope of sex discrimination. Discrimination can be direct, indirect, deliberate or accidental. It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of their gender, if they are married or if an employee is having or intends to have a gender reassignment. The marital protection was extended to same-sex couples who have entered into a formal civil partnership. read more


 

VAT Rise To Hit The Profits Of Many Businesses, Warn Accountants

The increase in VAT, which takes effect from 1 January 2010, could reduce the profits of many businesses that cannot pass on the rate rise to their customers. read more


 

The Importance Of Market Research

The current economic climate is having an impact on businesses large and small. Many are suffering while others are discovering new opportunities. Many people who have lost their jobs think about launching their own business. With these uncertain times, it is now clear that researching a business’ market has never been more important. read more