Importance of Flexible Interview and Onboarding Process

In the race to secure the best talent, it’s always been vitally important to make sure that your interview and onboarding processes are as flexible as possible. Good candidates usually have a number of options and naturally, they will follow the path of least resistance. This is particularly true when roles are closely matched in […]

March 2020 : Recruitment Update

Over the past week we have been asking questions of our clients and local companies to understand how, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Oxfordshire recruitment market is changing, and how companies plan to continue hiring over the next few months. Take a look at our infographic now Our main findings suggest that: – […]

Benefits of Hiring Contractors

Contract resource to deliver a specific project is nothing new. It does however get far more popular as the market downturns. Why?   It can be cheaper Depending on the IR35 status of the contractor, they can save money on all benefits areas including holiday, sick leave and pension contributions. The client pays for the […]

IR35 Delayed until April 2021: What does this mean for companies?

Just one week ago Rishi Sunak delivered his first budget. It was something of an emergency budget with a significant number of provisions related to COVID-19. Hidden in the supporting Budget documents there was a single paragraph confirming that the private section IR35 reforms would be going ahead as planned. Fast forward a week and […]