Self-employment has grown dramatically in recent years. The number of self-employed workers was as many as 4.
Crucially, it s not only difficult for employers to find the right calibre of talent and make a hire in the first place, but it s also trickier than ever for them to hold on to capable staff.
So, you have found the perfect property for your company to rent and think you have agreed the terms when suddenly the landlord s agent produces a document called the heads of terms Heads and asks you to approve it...
I recently read a post that said the weakness question in an interview is not relevant. The premise of the article was that it is a pointless question and that it is none of the interviewer s business to ask about someone s weaknesses.
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Comments I often hear from people I speak with for the first time include I ve had a bad experience with recruitment consultants or I ve heard bad things about recruiters . This on occasion can lead to the conversation being cut short by the individual.
Matt Lawler is practice principal and clinical director in Peelhouse Dental Care based in Widnes Cheshire. He shares his passion for dental care as part of holistic health in his social media commentaries and in print, online and broadcast media on a regular basis.
1. We can be certain that uncertainty is here to stay 2017 will stand out as a year of significant change for corporate travel. The biggest challenges facing business over the next year will spring from dealing with more uncertainty.
Manchester has always been a thriving city full of culture and innovation and today that statement remains just as strong. Manchester has grown into one of the biggest digital hubs in the UK and is completely transforming the way business is done.
Sovini Trade Supplies is a 'one stop shop' for housing associations, house builders and repairs and maintenance firms in the North West.We provide an extensive range of products and our friendly and knowledgeable staff deliver excellent customer service on a daily basis.We have years of experience sourcing to specification, especially for housing associations, house builders and repairs and maintenance contractors. We know what customers need, and that they need it quickly, without fuss.
Financial Services and Investments
Greystone Financial Services is an integrated wealth management group comprising financial planning and advisory services, and in-house fund management. We are a Chartered, Top 100 IFA firm, currently managing over 1 billion of assets on behalf of our clients. Many of our advisers and Directors have been with the firm since its inception in 1989. Greystone Financial Services is an extremely stable business, having adopted the recurring incomefee based operating model as far back as 1995.
Leviosa Director and Act CRM Specialist
Keith uses thirty years' experience in the industry to work closely with customers to identify, grow and maintain their customer base. As a specialist and trainer in ACT CRM software solutions, Keith helps businesses to become more productive, efficient and profitable.
Having enjoyed the experience of working within marketing and recruitment for a national charity, Duane moved into legal recruitment several years ago after completing his Law degree at The University of Manchester. He is now the director of Realm Recruit, a legal recruitment consultancy. Realm works across the North West, Yorkshire and the West Midlands to secure legal roles at all levels. Duane is also an active member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce and an ambassador for Forever Manchester.
Repairs and maintenance
Sovini Property Services offer all aspects of maintenance and construction services throughout the North West. We specialise in providing full facilities management service for social housing clients, and property maintenance support for commercial and public sector organisations. Services include property refurbishment, reactive maintenance, 24hr call out service for all trades, void refurbishment, gas heating installation, servicing and breakdowns, electrical installations and re-wires more
Boxed Off is a PR and communications agency which, unlike some, does exactly as its name suggests – boxes it off. Whether a big brand, or not so big brand; or a high profile individual who wants to be in the news (or out of it), we’ve been there and done it and got the case studies to prove it.
Red Cow Media are an award winning digital marketing agency based in the heart of Manchester. We specialise in SEO, PPC, Social Media, Retargeting and many other aspects of digital.
A GROUP of Manchesters youngest filmmakers will premiere their debut film at a showcase event in Victoria Warehouse this month
The move comes shortly after the professional services group was approved as an AGN International member
New community hub sets up to support local talent thanks to help from Wigan businessesA new community hub has launched in Wigan town centre to help people turn their ideas and talents into a business while also improving mental health and wellbeing
West LancashireIFA Acumen Financial Partnershiphasappointedanewsenior adviser to cover the Merseyside region.Helen Whitingbringsalmost 20 years experienceas a qualified adviserto the Burscoughbased firm,where she will specialisein pensions and investments
National law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating 10 years of legal excellence in Manchester this month
One of the North Wests legendary and most popular music promoters of the soul genre, Dave Spider Cyrus pictured above with Clinton Brown is one of the brainchilds along with Clinton behind one of the regions biggest Soul weekends of the year being held next month
FORE Partnerships Windmill Green is officially Manchesters most cyclefriendly building after receiving a Platinum CyclingScore accreditation for its onsite facilities
The Hive Youth Zone and Claire House Childrens Hospice have joined forces to welcome the siblings of children supported by the hospice to a monthly Bee Happy party
A Manchester charity has been awarded a 500 grant by Equilibrium Asset Management in the latest round of its Community Support Scheme donations
Liverpools independent film and TV company LA Productions is celebrating after its hit BBC drama Care is set to receive a prestigious international television award
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Hampson Hughes Solicitors are specialists in no win no fee personal injury compensation
Kevin Feddy Media provides high-quality public relations, copywriting and media training to businesses and organisations ranging from start-ups to long-established large corporates. The agency is based in Manchester and was founded in 2013 by the hugely-experienced and respected journalist Kevin Feddy, who spent more than 25 years working on daily newspapers.
Cassell Moore is a leading multi-national law firm, providing first-rate legal and strategic support to our diverse client base of public and private sector businesses and individuals. Our professional, friendly and commercially aware team has secured Cassell Moore a strong nationwide presence and reputation as client centric problem solvers. The Firm is headquartered in the iconic Grade I listed Edward Pavilion at the historic Albert Dock, Liverpool and maintains offices in the leading
Selfemployment has grown dramatically in recent years. The number of selfemployed workers was as many as 4.8 million in 2017, according to the
Its five years five months since I left a daily paper in Blackpool and walked in through the door of Blackpool Carers Centre
Those who found a business are renowned for being resilient, fearless and courageous. However, the internal realities are that either beingself employed, or building a business from scratch, comes with an insane amount of pressure
With Brexit day edging closer, everyone is waiting to see what the effects of the decision to leave the EU will be. For now, uncertainty reigns, with many contractors across the nation speculating about potential farreaching implications
Were talking newspapers on the Talking Newspaper. One of the oldest and biggest in the country. Produced right here in Blackpool. NVisions Talking Newspaper for the Blind is 42 this year
As a franchise business with major growth plans, we are urging UK commercial landlords and planning departments to review and reform their planning policies to allow for a more diversified high street
For SMEs, knowing when to borrow is critical for ensuring business success
One of the first thing to check when your starting out in the eCommerce business is your postal costs
Having thorough lead management processes in place is a great way to ensure your staff can handle all their responsibilities much more easily.
Entering into the Social Media world, whether it be personally or professionally, can be quite daunting. Where do you begin When marketing a business, you think about your clientele, your brand, PR, and business development to name a few
Payroll is an integral part of any business and can pose a challenge for all businesses alike, especially considering the number of changes to the legislations
The first step in working with someone looking for a new job is to find out about their experience, what they are looking for in their next role and understand their longerterm career aspirations
Following any incident that takes place on the road, be it fault or nonfault, it is essential that vital information is gathered at the scene
The announcement of the liquidation of construction giant, Carillion, has plunged the financial stability of a significant number of SMEs and contractors in the companys supply chain into uncertainty.Although the
Crucially, its not only difficult for employers to find the right calibre of talent and make a hire in the first place, but its also trickier than ever for them to hold on to capable staff
I recently read a post that said the weakness question in an interview is not relevant
Comments I often hear from people I speak with for the first time include Ive had a bad experience with recruitment consultants or Ive heard bad things about recruiters
There is an abundance of discourse surrounding Brexit, yet none is as controversial or polarises opinion as much as Britains future immigration policy
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AFR Consulting recruit temporary and permanent positions for leading employers in all sectors and in practice across Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cheshire.
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