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Month: March 2018

London ‘losing new teachers’ due to lower house prices elsewhere

New research has found that newly qualified teachers are unlikely to be attracted to working in the UK Capital because of high house prices. Only in January, a report found that the profession was suffering from chronic staff shortages and…

Medical Consultancy launches premium relocation service to support overseas doctors

With most UK hospitals now experiencing a doctor shortage, there is a growing need for the NHS to recruit quality talent from overseas. However, after securing work here, many of these valued professionals come up against challenges before they arrive. These include…

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal sees increase in call for ethical data standards

The data breach by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica has raised numerous concerns surrounding the security of personal data when using social media and browsing the web. London-based TheInternet.Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation dedicated to promoting digital rights, is leading changes in how…

Many workers would ‘welcome more automation’, finds research

Whilst there is a general consensus that British workers fear more automation, a new report challenges this and asserts that that in many cases, employees would actually welcome greater automation in the workplace. Nearly half of those surveyed told researchers…

Demand for Accounting Talent outside London continues to increase

Top accounting talent is very much in demand, say specialist recruiter, Global Accounting Network. Their research shows that career opportunities for qualified accounting professionals increased by 27% over the past 12 months, for vacancies outside the UK capital. Separate data released…

The essential questions website owners have to ask – fast!

Google certified SEO specialist Lisa Baker discusses the issues website owners need to consider in 2018 2018 is bringing huge changes for website owners. Not content with new GDPR rules throwing a huge spanner in the works, Google are also making…

EU funding helps hospitality retailer transform period building into luxury sales office

Online supplier to the hospitality industry, Smart Hospitality Supplies has benefited from EU support to transform a prominent period property in Abbey Foregate into a contemporary bar-like sales and studio facility. The venture received the backing of the Birmingham Business…

Glassdoor Shifts Focus to helping Recruiters as Talent War heats up

Employer review site Glassdoor is slowly beginning to shift from a platform for workers to review their employers to helping companies employ the right people, says their CEO. With more than 41 million monthly visitors, Glassdoor is increasingly being used…

Occupational Therapist to take coast to coast Rainforest trek in memory of baby Calvin

A local woman is training hard in preparation for a rainforest trek, from the Pacific coast to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust in memory of her friends’ son who tragically passed…

IT’s Great – when IT Works!

IT increasingly plays a big role across every part of a modern business. Brian Stokes, Managing Director of IT support business ITCS explains some of the challenges the team have faced over the past 12 months. ‘IT’ plays a huge…