The Minimum Rates are Increasing!

In April 2019 over 2 million workers aged 25 and over will see their pay rise, as National Living Wage increases to £8.21 an hour.  This means that the nation’s lowest paid, full-time workers will receive an annual increase of £690 – ensuring that their wages will exceed inflation and average earnings. Next month, the […]

2019 Recruitment Events to Attend

Looking to get out of the workplace and attend some events this year? You’re in luck. Fill your company calendar with our list of the best recruitment events happening in 2019. Make the most of the year ahead and take the opportunity to be inspired, discover new strategies, stay ahead of the game and network […]

6 Ways to Boost Social Media Traffic in 2019

Get more buzz for your brand or business with these top tips   Make Sure Your Content Looks Good Enough to Share!   This may seem obvious but first impressions are essential. Inspire your audience with attention-grabbing visuals, entertain with slick animated videos and dazzle with super-clickable headlines. And make sure that if a user […]

A Defined Overview of Progress in the Recruitment Industry 

Ready for Your Close Up? After taking a comprehensive look at the decade in our #10YearChallenge post, let’s focus our attention on development within the recruitment industry, for the same period. Here we will plot out why and how the industry has continued to grow, the current state of affairs and include some enticing predictions […]

10 Year Challenge- A Snapshot of the Decade 

Unless you’ve been on an online detox over the last few weeks, you’ll no doubt have come across the #10YearChallenge. The reportedly user-generated trend that has gone viral.  The craze involves posting a 2009 photo of yourself next to a recent one, to see how much you’ve changed. The hashtag has now moved beyond the […]

The Financial Advantage of Back Office Services

In general back office solutions area system-based platform that allows you to efficiently manage the admin burden of recruitment, we have designed and built our own 1PS portal to help our clients control timesheet submission, invoice generation and placement management. Along with our portal, our operations and onboarding team offer a personal service and provide […]

1PS Autumn Budget Round Up

The third budget from Phillip Hammond was announced yesterday with good news for recruitment consultants, as 3.3 million more people are working since 2010 and 800,000 more jobs are forecast by 2022, additionally wages growth is at its highest in nearly a decade. Plus £900m in business rates relief for small businesses. More importantly, the […]

10 Quick Time Saving Tips for Small Companies

Set Goals – limit your daily tasks to create a realistic plan to reach rather than overwhelming yourself and failing to achieve Email Filters and Archives – a simple yet effective tool to save time searching for lost emails and old documents Plan – when you have your goals, how are you going to reach […]

GDPR – Breakdown

GDPR is a subject that we have all been bombarded with for months, but do you really understand your responsibilities and why we have had to further lock down the information we hold. As of May 25th, 2018 the European Union altered the business requirements for companies that hold personal information relating to any EU […]

Places other than LinkedIn to source the right candidates

LinkedIn is full of recruiters competing for the same candidates and although the platform has been a game changer for the industry there are other industry specific job boards and sites to source the perfect candidate for your role that you may not have considered: Stack Overflow Sourcing a techie? Stack overflow has a great […]

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