Addressing the misconceptions surrounding female leaders

8th March 2019

On International Women’s Day 2019, Cathy Wells, HR Director at Gi Group UK talks about her experience as a woman working within HR and the misconceptions surrounding female leaders. I have worked within HR for nearly 24 years and until recently I only ever had one female boss. Just one, in 24 yea...

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Women in the Workplace – Are We Doing Enough to Redress the Balance?

8th March 2019

On International Women’s Day 2019 Gi Group UK’s Kate Maddison-Greenwell looks at whether enough is being done to redress the balance for working women. The UK has taken great strides in the right direction by giving women opportunities to make working an achievable goal, but there are still so ma...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – THE WOMEN WHO INSPIRED ME

8th March 2019

Nick Washington-Jones, TACK UK’s MD, talks about three of the women that have inspired him on International Women’s Day 2019. I find it incredibly difficult to single out just one person and call them a role models or inspirational person, as there have been so many! I have therefore chosen to fo...

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WHY GI GROUP IS SUPPORTING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

7th March 2019

As part of Gi Group’s support for International Women’s Day 2019 CEO Bev White explains why true equality is absolutely fundamental to our beliefs. I have always been a strong advocate of supporting all talent and at Gi Group I am at the helm of a business which recognises the many benefits of al...

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CONTINUED GROWTH SEES GI GROUP CHESTERFIELD RELOCATE TO NEW BRANCH

1st March 2019

As a result of continued growth and reinforcing its commitment to the town, Gi Group has moved its Chesterfield Branch to larger premises. Now located at 12 Packers Row in the town centre, the new Gi Group Chesterfield Branch is double the size of its previous location. Already working with well-...

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The end of Swedish Derogation – What you need to know

26th February 2019

In December 2018, the Government published new draft employment legislation in response to the Matthew Taylor review, entitled “Agency Worker (Amendment) Regulations 2018”. One of the many changes under this amendment was the removal of Regulation 10 contracts, otherwise known as “Swedish Derogat...

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CANDIDATE RETENTION IS AS IMPORTANT AS ATTRACTION

28th September 2018

Recent Labour Market data released by the Office for National Statistics paints a familiar trend. 32.39 million people in work – 42,000 more than January to March 2018 and 313,000 more than the previous year. Unemployment is at 4% – the lowest it has been since 1974 and the number of EU nat...

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IS UK BUSINESS MISSING THE POINT OF APPRENTICESHIPS?

27th July 2018

Kate Maddison-Greenwell, Head of Employability, Skills and Learning for Gi Group challenges some of the confused messages surrounding UK apprenticeships; and highlights the benefits apprenticeships can have both to the individual and businesses. Over recent months, I have picked my way through nu...

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World Cup the Workplace – Make Sure You’re On The Ball

13th June 2018

Traditionally, major football tournaments, in which home nations are participating, have presented both challenges and opportunities on the personnel front. While the papers may report on record levels of absenteeism coinciding with a major fixture, we also hear of innovative and successful ways ...

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Gi Group Talks Brexit – Expert opinion on the impact of Brexit on the staffing industry

12th March 2018

As Brexit negotiations continue our latest Gi Group Talks Brexit update provides a summary of  latest developments, expert opinion from relevant trade bodies and recommendations for organisations to consider. THE GOVERNMENT SAYS: The Home Office have confirmed that EU citizens currently living an...

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