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Why you should always say NO to a counter-offer

As a Talent Acquisition Manager specialising in the recruitment industry, it is inevitable that all potential consultants coming into the market will be counter-offered at the point of handing in their notice. Preparing these consultants for when a counter-offer is made is a fundamental aspect to my role. A good, successful Recrui…

Speed of response is the key to securing talent…

I know we keep saying it, but there really is no denying that the UK is in a candidate driven market. The latest research indicates that there are more and more ‘candidate short’ sectors than ever before and this is increasing as we move further away from the dark days of the last recession. That said, it’s not all doom and gloom;…

What does the introduction of a £9.00 per hour minimum wage by 2020 mean for you?

The glib answer is that if you are being paid the current minimum wage of £6.50 per hour this represents more than a 38% pay increase and that if you are under 25 it will not apply to you anyway. But this answer fails to address the impact of such an increase on employees and employers. Also it does not really address the question…