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GDPR: turning point or tweak for recruitment?

GDPR, the EU data protection legislation that is causing headaches in recruitment agency boardrooms across the UK, takes effect in just a few short months.

From 25 May 2018, individuals will benefit from enhanced rights and protections, while businesses must operate to higher standards – with harsher financial penalties if they get things wrong.

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Sleeping on the job

Last year the Employment Appeals Tribunal determined that care workers, who as part of their job slept overnight at service users homes in case they needed assistance throughout the night, were entitled to be paid the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for all hours worked, this included time spent asleep. This case set out specific criteria that employers should look at, but left many questions unanswered. 

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How to write a compelling job advert

We often talk about the importance of getting your recruitment process right, yet many companies fall at the first hurdle. The first impression that a candidate will have of your company is through your job advert. This means you need to get it right.

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Getting The Best From Your Team

It’s not easy developing people. It’s even more difficult if you have to run a desk yourself as well or have other key tasks other than simply managing a team. So what can you do? The first place to start is put yourself in their shoes. What would they want from you? 

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