Proud to be accredited: ISO 9001:2015!

ISO 9001:2015 Upgrade Quality Management accreditation We are extremely proud to work in the recruitment industry, and it’s important to us during these unprecedented times that our focus on quality & compliance remains as strong as ever. Which is why following an outstanding recent external Audit, we took the opportunity during ‘lockdown’ to upgrade our ISO […]

See you soon

We’re going to say ‘see you soon’, and take a little pause from our blog postings at this time. We’ll be focusing our attentions on our vacancies page here, and also our Instagram until further notice.  If you’re looking for work, follow our instagram: the.agency.recruitment for the latest on what we’re up to.  If you’re a business looking for support with recruitment, contact Kim […]

Working from home

With all the new safety measures in place helping many of us to now work from home, you may now be navigating new territory – how to effectively work from home.  While there are many obvious benefits to this, such as being able to get things done in the comfort of your favourite pyjamas and slippers, it can also be quite difficult to remain focused and […]

Spread hope: Positivity in the time of coronavirus

Coronavirus is a very serious and frightening pandemic, and it is at times like this that we need positivity. With new safety measures in place to help control the spread of coronavirus, we are all facing a very different way of living our lives for the duration. For a limited time, we are all to stay home, apart from […]

Stop the spread

To better prevent the spread of COVID-19, it is important to understand the virus and how it works.   Disclaimer: This information has been provided by an NHS professional, and should be used as a guideline only. If you are experiencing symptoms, make sure that you seek the appropriate medical advice. Coronavirus or a cold?  The […]

Social Distancing

The importance of social distancing  The term “social distancing” has fast made its way into our everyday speech, but what does it mean, and why is it important?  According to Public Health England, close and sustained contact (15 minutes or more, less than two metres apart) with an infected person, is likely to spread the virus from one person to another. You […]

Staying Safe

It is vitally important at this time that we all take our responsibilities seriously to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The government have given us clear guidance on self-isolation and social distancing, and the differences between them. Self-isolation Staying at home if you have symptoms of the coronavirus, or someone you live […]

COVID-19: Business as usual

In light of the continuing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), we are taking extra precautions to keep our staff, Clients and Candidates safe. It is still business as usual, but from Monday 23rd March, we will be working remotely from home, and do not anticipate any disruption to business. Existing Temporary Workers and Clients Should you […]

Guidelines for dealing with coronavirus (COVID-19)

There has been a lot of coverage in the media regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), many of which has left people feeling uncertain and worried about best practices. Coronavirus cases were first reported in Hubei Province, China, in December 2019. Since then, more cases have been reported internationally, with 13,525 people having been tested in the […]

Some thoughts for 2020

Prior to Christmas, with the uncertainty of a looming Brexit deadline and a general election, the North of England saw a significant slowing of growth in permanent vacancies, though an increase in permanent placements was also noted, and higher numbers of temporary vacancies too. Now, with the election behind us and a new year beginning, […]