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Fit for Work scheme aims to cut employer sickness bill by £70m

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 | Latest News | Leave a response


The Government has launched a new scheme to help businesses manage sickness-related absences and workplace stress. Fit for Work allows employees to undertake a free occupational health assessment to help them return to work following an accident or illness. Launched in December,…

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Firms unaware of gender profiling

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 | Latest News | Leave a response


More than a quarter of firms do not monitor the gender profile of their workforce despite Government attempts to boost the number of women directors in UK plcs. In 2010 ministers commissioned a review of gender diversity at listed firms to identify…

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Positive employer branding is key to recruitment success

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 | Latest News | Leave a response


Making a good first impression is absolutely vital for companies if they want to attract and retain top talent.  Staff generally want to work for companies who have good benefits, a strong industry track record and a reputation for being good employer….

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Concept proves a creative hit with Erin

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 | Latest News | Leave a response

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Specialist recruitment company Concept Personnel has strengthened its team with the appointment of new recruitment consultant Erin Kirtley, as it deals with a surge in digital marketing vacancies across the region. The Newcastle-based business deals in permanent, freelance and temporary contract jobs…

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The changing face of digital marketing

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 | Latest News | Leave a response


By Jo Carter, owner of Concept Personnel in Newcastle The growth of digital media has spawned a multitude of opportunities for employers. It has allowed companies to increase brand awareness, source new leads, drive sales and carry out research on potential new…

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