Category: Recruitment & Interview Tips

Changes to Employment Law April 2013

Increases in statutory payment rates  For the next three years statutory payments have been fixed at an annual increase of 1% meaning that from this month onwards statutory sick pay will rise to £86.70 per week. The beginning of the month saw maternity, paternity and adoption pay rise to £136.78 per week. Collective redundancy consultation  […]


Competency Based Interview Questions

Competency based questions are becoming more widely used as a way of screening and interviewing candidates. They aim of them is to assess skills and abilities rather than focusing solely on the experience on a candidates CV and producing empty answers. A candidate that aces a competency based interview will show that they have capabilities […]


Employment Changes in 2013

What we know so far: Governmental employment law consultations throughout 2012 have resulted in indications of legislative change for this year and beyond. However, as yet there is a lack of detail in some areas and a timescale which is yet to be clarified. The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill is expected to receive Royal […]


CV Essentials

Presentation A CV must be clear and easy to read, if it is not the prospective employer or recruiter will be have difficulty digesting the information on it. A well laid out structure on crisp white paper usually works best. Also spelling and grammar mistakes are obviously a no-no. As recruiters we can testify that […]

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