We are entering a new age of business leadership and management, and it is therefore imperative that we build a cadre of future leaders equipped to deal with the changing world of work. The UK currently has an estimated £2.4 million untrained ‘accidental managers’, and with poor management costing employers around £84 billion a year
Choose a recruitment business who is a member of the REC (The Recruitment & Employment Confederation) as MIDAS is. The REC represents more than 3,500 recruitment businesses in the UK, and more than 10,500 individual recruiters through its Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP). Recruitment businesses vary in size and scope, from multinational companies through to
Do you know if temporary workers on a contract for services are entitled to Statutory Maternity Leave?
No, Statutory Maternity Leave is only applicable to employees operating under a contract of employment and does not apply to temporary workers engaged on a contract for services It is common practice to refer to any time off that a woman takes after the birth of her child as “maternity leave”. However, in a legal
Will Reverse charge VAT affect Recruitment? The Reverse Charge legislation for the construction sector has been slowly making its way through Parliament since 2017 and will come into force on 1 October 2019. The Reverse Charge will alter the responsibility in the construction sector for how businesses pay and report VAT on services. The REC
Many of us have celebrated Mother’s Day throughout the years, but seldom, if ever, have we stopped and given thought to how it started. This morning I decided to look into the history and I am glad I did … Anne Marie Jarvis is the reason behind it … Happy Mother’s day Take a read
CV Tips Tips on how to get noticed by your CV… 1. Spend quality time checking that your cv clearly shows in the job duties that you have 1, experience of the job itself and 2, the essential requirements of the vacancy in terms of experience, personal attributes and education 4. Have you a clear profile
Measures boosting job creation in the UK’s house building, transport infrastructure and science sectors, as well as an increase in the National Living Wage, are just some of the announcements expected in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement later today. The BBC reports some of the measures that will affect the world of recruitment in Chancellor Philip