Startup failure

Why recruitment startups fail

The world of recruitment is an ever-changing landscape, with over 6,000 new UK recruitment businesses launched in 2021 alone according to data from Companies House.   However, not all recruitment startups are successful, and many fail due to a variety of reasons. Understanding why this happens is critically important to help mitigate the risk to …

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QPS Tips for finding the right payroll provider

QPS share payroll provider tips

Quest Pay Solutions, the Group’s specialist payroll provider that provides CIS, PAYE and Umbrella payroll services to recruitment agencies throughout the UK, has shared a detailed guide on how to find the best payroll provider.   In the article, they advise:   When looking to hire the best payroll provider for your recruitment agency, it …

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Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness is brought into focus every year in the UK through Mental Health Awareness week, which ran through 9-15 May this year. And it was particularly pleasing to see so many of the brands within our portfolio get behind the initiative and share their own tips, advice and information about mental health. Bluestones …

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Professional services advice

Professional services recruitment specialists NC Associates and Rec2Rec specialist Harrison Sands have recently published a range of advice articles that we think are worth sharing and promoting more widely. Interview checklist Read now Adapting to new ways of working Read now The best salary checker Read now This is naturally just a small selection of …

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Christmas recruiter

10 things every recruiter should do this Christmas

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Whilst the title of this article could be considered misleading, to be clear, we’re not talking about Christmas dinners or gift ideas. We’re focusing on those activities good recruiters tend to do, as their businesses typically wind down for the festive period and what best practice advice suggests.