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Rise in Insolvencies

  Despite the apparent good health of the labour market, UK business insolvencies are on the rise. In October 2021, they reached their highest point yet, with more than 1,446 closing their doors, up from 1,349 in August, and more than 56 percent higher than the same period last year. Furthermore, as fiscal support begins

3000 jobs in Jeopardy

3000 jobs in Jeopardy Sounds like more bad news fed out through the media on any one given day. In fact, it is the start of a joke….. Well, we had better go to Jeopardy then. It made me think. Of all the celebrities who attracted the most followers (Facebook/Instagram/Twitter) during the pandemic, Comedians were

Room for optimism or a house of cards

Room for optimism or a house of cards It was reported in the news last week that there are nearly 1 million job vacancies in the UK. This led me to think what sort of jobs are they, what sectors of the economy are these jobs in? Why are there so many vacancies? My first

Auf Wiedersehen Pet goes full circle

Auf Wiedersehen Pet goes full circle I went to school in the 1980’s. It was a good school, a grammar school. I came away with reasonable O’level results. (Yes, O’levels not GCSE’s). Had I worked harder, I would have achieved better results. I went on to college and did a BTEC national diploma in business

Talking a good fight

Talking a good fight You need to recruit. A CV hits your desk. The candidate looks to be everything you are looking for. You go through the interview process. The candidate performs well, looks a really good fit. You make an offer to the candidate they accept and agree to come to work for you.

To Travel or not to Travel that is the question

The travel restrictions through the Covid-19 pandemic have made many people think twice about going abroad certainly in the short term, with the question is it worth the hassle? Being the main quandary for the British public. Do I need PCR tests and how much do they cost? Do I have to isolate in resort

How to improve your chances of success at interview

I have been an in-house recruitment expert dealing with all levels Personal and Corporate Recovery Appointments since 2004. I now specialise predominately in the Corporate Recovery sector specialising in all levels from Corporate Recovery Administrator to Partner. Over the years I have had the pleasure of dealing with of all sizes of firms from Boutique