Right To Work Checks Are Changing

Important changes to how employers and recruitment agencies can undertake right to work checks are going to be effective from 30 September 2022.  This effects all job seekers who need to have their right to work in the UK checked before they can undertake a new role. During COVID, the government adjusted their rules to […]

CV Fraudster Must Repay Earnings

If you’re ever tempted to lie on your CV, don’t!  The Supreme Court has ruled that CV fraudsters must pay back at least part of their wages if they are caught falsifying qualifications and experience, a decision that has cost Jon Andrewes over £96k. Jon Andrewes, 69, worked for more than a decade in various […]

Which Jobs Are Most In Demand Currently?

According to LinkedIn, demand for training supervisors spiked by nearly 5x in recent months, more than any other job on the platform globally.  Given the current economic uncertainty, it seems that businesses are hoping to retain their current teams by investing in learning and development, with data showing that job posts for training supervisors grew […]

Recruitment Fails Those With Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Recruitment needs to be fairer to people from all backgrounds according to a study which revealed a systemic failure in the finding and nurturing of talent.  In a survey of 2,200 people, over 50% of job seekers from low socioeconomic backgrounds said that they feel overlooked in the jobs market compared to their peers. According […]