A New Challenge to the UK Recovery


Source THE REC Written by Atanas Nikolaev Research Manager The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was introduced in late March 2020 as a vital support measure for employers and their employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest figures show the number of people on furlough has fallen from a peak of 5.1 million in January to 1.9 million at the end of June 2021.   From 1 August until the scheme ends on 30 September, employers will have to contribute another […]

Lifting of COVID – 19 Safety Restrictions


 Our Approach to Ongoing Safety Throughout the pandemic, we have focused on making sure that we continue to offer a high level of service to our valued clients and candidates. We have made various adjustments to ensure that business has not been interrupted and we have been grateful that we have continued to thrive and […]

International Women’s Day 2021

IWD 2021 campaign theme: #ChooseToChallenge International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8, and bring attention to the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing global attention on areas requiring further action. This year to show support and commitment to challenge inequality, call out bias, question stereotypes, and help build an inclusive […]

Our Annual Yorkshire Food Drive

A quick poll around the office as to what our favourite thing about Christmas was, and the answer was unanimous…our annual Food Bank Donation Collection! We love it!  This year it was extra special for us, being how difficult a time it has been for so many, and how important food bank centres have become […]

THE Agency Website Refresh

As most of you will know, towards the end of each year THE Agency (Recruitment) Ltd gets a facelift, or rather our website gets a facelift!  We do this to keep our brand fresh and current, but also to represent how we are feeling about the vibe of the coming new year and the message […]

Lest We Forget

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.      Laurence Binyon

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we couldn’t let it go by without doing our part in what has become a global health campaign.  Starting in 1985, October has become the month where there is an almighty push to bring widespread attention to breast cancer, this includes the talking about the risks, the benefits of early […]

October 15th – Global Handwashing Day (GHD)

Celebrated annually on October 15th is Global Handwashing Day and this year it may be more relevant than ever. With more than 200 million people taking part in over 100 countries, Global Handwashing Day is dedicated to increasing hygiene awareness and understanding, and the importance of hand washing, which is one of the most cost effective interventions for COVID-19 […]

Temporary Worker Long Service Award

Can anyone remember what they were doing 5 years ago today? 12th October 2015… As they say. time flies and all that.., but for one of our Temporary Workers, Andy Butterworth he can remember exactly what he was doing 5 years ago today – he was embarking upon a new temporary role with one of our long-standing […]

Supporting The Local Food Banks

2020 has been an extremely challenging time for many people and as we approach the festive season, it is important to us here at THE Agency (more than ever this year) that we offer our support again to those desperately in need of assistance from the local foodbanks. As you may know, each year we […]