6 Ways to Reward your Employees as a Small Business

Recent research suggests that top-performing businesses are more likely to offer bonuses than the average business and that bonuses are becoming increasingly popular among small and mid-sized companies. Does your business offer employee bonuses? Evidence suggests that it is a sound strategy that will increase motivation, company identification and productivity. So here are 6 types […]

Ten tips to get invoices paid on time

Businesses of all sizes and across all sectors have at some point experienced late payment from clients. Periods of economic uncertainty, such as Brexit and its recently extended deadline, can further impact the length of time it takes for some companies to settle invoices. For recruitment agencies, receiving prompt payment and maintaining a steady cashflow […]

A Guide to Invoice Finance for Recruitment Agencies

Invoice finance is a financial service that helps businesses release money tied up in unpaid invoices. This type of funding is an attractive proposition for recruitment start-ups and small agencies as it provides a steady cash flow and helps them to plan ahead and drive growth in their business. How does invoice finance work? A […]

Fintech- What is it really?

‘Fintech’ is a phrase you may have heard increasingly used in the media and within technology circles but despite being banded about it is a term even innovation academics, entrepreneurs and the tech savvy can’t get to grips with. We’ve mentioned fintech in previous posts, as an example of a digital innovation and an industry […]

Show Me the Money!

The Problem If you’re reading this and you’re in the recruitment business, then you will be well aware of the inherent shortfall that occurs in the industry- when it can take clients up to 3 months to pay their invoices but contractors, overheads and salaries need to be paid in the meantime! A chronic late […]

Who’s Appealing To Who? Connecting With Generation Z.

Last Friday up to 70,000 children from cities and towns world-wide skipped school to demand action on climate change. And no matter what your personal view point, the significant generation gap this display has highlighted cannot be denied. This youth global movement is a clear message from Generation Z, and it is directed at us.  […]

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 […]

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