Welcome Louise!

On July 19, 2019, in THE blog, by Amy Calvert

We have recently welcomed the lovely Louise to our dynamic office team. Louise is our new Assistant Consultant, supporting in all areas of the business. With an excellent background in customer service and administration, Louise has a wealth of experience that she brings to the team, and in the short time that she has been […]

Unlucky for some, though not for us!

On July 19, 2019, in THE blog, by Amy Calvert

2019 marks our thirteenth year, and it’s been one of our busiest years so far. With some fabulous vacancies, an exciting revamp (watch this space!) on its way, continuing to work with longstanding Clients as well as working with some exciting new ones too, THE Agency is just over half way through this 13th year […]

He’s here!

On June 18, 2019, in THE blog, by Amy Calvert

In the early hours of the 31st May 2019, Amy (finally!) gave birth to her baby boy, eleven days after his estimated due date. Flynn William Michael Parker-Wood, weighing in at nine pounds and one ounce, is chunky and cute in equal measure, and we’re thrilled that he has arrived safe and sound. Flynn, meaning […]

THE Agency 2019 Review

On May 2, 2019, in THE blog, by Site Admin

THE results are in! We recently conducted a Client and Candidate review for 2019, asking our Clients and our temporary workers to complete a short survey so that we can assess what’s going well, and how we can improve our service as a recruitment agency. At THE Agency, we’re really focused on Client and Candidate […]

Amy’s Maternity Leave

On May 1, 2019, in THE blog, by Site Admin

Those of you that have been working with Amy – both Clients and Candidates – will already know, but for those of you who haven’t visited our offices in recent months… Amy, one of our Recruitment Consultants, is due to leave us very soon to start her maternity leave. Amy is due to have her […]

Rise of the Northern Pound

On May 1, 2019, in THE blog, by Site Admin

For years, London has been known as the place to be, the appeal of the city lights and atmosphere have driven many to make their way to our bustling capital city in favour of Northern towns and cities, and for a lot of those who have moved, the promise of a fast track to their […]

Temporary Worker of the Year 2019 is announced!

On April 8, 2019, in THE blog, by Site Admin

Earlier this year, we announced that we were beginning to think about who amongst our talented and brilliant temporary workers would be awarded with the title of Temporary Worker of the Year 2019, and we got a great response from our Clients. At THE Agency, we work hard to ensure that we have a strong […]

International Day of Happiness

On March 20, 2019, in THE blog, by Site Admin

Today is the International Day of Happiness! Isn’t that a lovely thing? The International Day of Happiness is about celebrating happiness and mobilising a global happiness movement. Sounds good doesn’t it! The International Day of Happiness is inspired by Bhutan, a South Asian country and Buddhist kingdom on the eastern edge of the Himalayas. Their […]

Happy International Women’s Day 2019

On March 8, 2019, in THE blog, by Site Admin

International Women’s Day (or IWD) is an annual day to celebrate the achievements of women, and the progress made towards gender equality socially, culturally, economically and otherwise. Our governing body, the REC, has recently partnered with the Women and Work All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) to conduct valuable research: ‘How to Recruit Women for the 21st […]

Temporary Worker of the Year 2019: Nominations are open!

On February 18, 2019, in THE blog, by Site Admin

We’re now taking nominations for the illustrious title of “Temporary Worker of the Year 2019”! This is an exciting time for us, because it gives us the perfect opportunity to celebrate the hard work and dedication of all of our temporary workers. We know that all of our temporary workers are special, it’s not easy […]

THE Agency (Recruitment) Limited is REC Compliant!

On December 21, 2018, in THE blog, by Site Admin

Every two years, we undergo an REC Compliance Test to ensure that we understand the REC’s Code of Professional Practice and relevant legislation, particularly the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 and amendments (the Conduct Regulations). But what does this mean for our clients and candidates? The REC Code of Professional Practice […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

On December 14, 2018, in THE blog, by Site Admin

If you’ve been following our blog and our Instagram, you’ll know that we decided to make some changes to how we celebrate Christmas this year. This year, we decided to make a donation to our local food bank, The Welcome Centre in Huddersfield. The Welcome Centre, alongside other food banks in the UK, provide crucial […]

Seven more sleeps!

On December 3, 2018, in THE blog, by Site Admin

Just under a month ago, we shared some exciting news with you about our alternative Christmas plans. As we’re now into December, and Christmas is just around the corner, we’re gearing up for a festive shop to donate to our local food bank – The Welcome Centre in Huddersfield. The Welcome Centre helpfully provide information […]

This Christmas, we’re supporting our local food bank!

On November 19, 2018, in THE blog, by Site Admin

Christmas can be a really exciting, happy and warm time of year. Enjoying the good company of friends and family, traditional or non-traditional Christmas dinners, crackers with flimsy paper hats and cheesy jokes that make everyone groan or giggle, and general joy and laughter. But Christmas can also be a really hard time of year, […]

Welcome Shirley!

On September 10, 2018, in THE blog, by Site Admin

If you’ve been to see us recently, you’ll have noticed a fresh new face in reception. Shirley joined us late August 2018 as our friendly Receptionist/Administrator. Shirley will greet candidates and clients at the door and will be a helpful touch point for your journey with us. Shirley also helps with diary management and making […]