Blog - November 2017

  • More of our clients are now offering flexible working hours. Are you fed up with the old 9-to-5?

    Posted on Sunday, November 19, 2017 by Jen WrightNo comments

    With a recent YouGov* survey showing that two-thirds of all British workers would prefer to start and end their working day earlier than the traditional 9am to 5pm, you are not alone.   YouGov said starting at 8am and finishing at 4pm was the most popular option, chosen by 25% of respondents.  Another 13% said they would prefer to work 8.30am to 4.30pm, while 10% favoured 7am to 3pm.  The ...

  • No Wonder We're Busy. Recruitment in Scotland is on the Up!

    Posted on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by Jen WrightNo comments

    The latest 'IHS Markit' report on jobs data for Scotland, covering up to October 2017, has just been published and it makes happy reading for the recruitment sector and employment in Scotland in general.     Perm and Temp recruitment placements in October continue to show strong growth and, the rate of growth increased from September outperforming the UK as a whole.   October's jobs data ...