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New shared parental leave comes into force

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

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A new law which allows prospective parents to apply for shared parental leave has come into force. Anyone whose child is due on or after 5th April, 2015 will be eligible for the new benefit, which took effect from 1st December. Under…

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Survey reveals dissatisfaction with interviewers

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

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More than one in three candidates leave their job interview with negative perceptions of the firm they applied for, new research has revealed. A survey by recruitment specialist Cubiks analysed the responses of participants from more than 30 countries. Respondents were asked…

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Government to scrap IR35 rule

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

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A contentious law that can lead to contractors paying significantly more tax is due to be scrapped. From 6th April next year the IR35 rule will cease to exist, meaning employers that take on contractors may have to put them on the…

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Holiday hangover or time for a new job?

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 | Latest News | Leave a response

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According to industry research nearly 80% of people return from holiday determined to look for a new job. Here at Concept Personnel we see a surge in candidates coming in for chat at this time of year after a break in the…

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Job-hunting? Clean up your online act first

Friday, March 7th, 2014 | Latest News | Leave a response

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Social media is great for keeping in touch with friends, getting involved with good causes and sharing videos of singing cats. Where it’s not on your side is when a prospective employer can use it to view pictures of you drunk in…

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