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Corporate stealth-tax or clever investment? - Guest blog by Peter Brooks

Cynics would claim that the Government Apprenticeship / Training Levy of 0.5% on company salary bills of more than £3million per year was nothing more than a corporate stealth tax.   Eternal optimists would claim with equal force that it provides … Continue reading

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So you’ve been promoted into your first HR Manager’s role.……how can you ensure that you succeed? - Guest Article by Jane Wilson

Firstly – congratulations on your promotion.  Don’t underestimate the shift from Officer level to Manager level – but there are some things you can do to ensure the transition is smooth and successful. Think of a role model – Think … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal fees have been scrapped – so what? - Guest Article by Tamasin Sutton

Over the last week you have no doubt seen several articles, headlines and opinions about the impact of ET fees being deemed unlawful.  If you haven’t, here’s a quick reminder… On 26 July 2017, the Supreme Court ruled that the … Continue reading

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1 year down, many to go - Article by Emma Warner

So it’s been a year since I started at Ashley Kate HR and wow what a year it’s been. I know that you hear recruitment agencies constantly say “we are different” but Ashley Kate HR really are. I was at … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a recruiter - Article by Katie Barks

A day in the life of a recruiter Well, I never thought as a child growing up that I would be a Recruitment Consultant but like most people, I really did fall into it. The recruitment world can be hard and tough but … Continue reading

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How to keep motivation levels high - Article by Sarah Byard

How to Keep Motivation Levels High Great things get done when energy and motivation meet each other. If you can figure out what motivates others, the tasks will get accomplished faster and the results will be better. We are in … Continue reading

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Summer is Officially Here! - Our Latest HR Vacancies

Summer is officially here and things are really heating up on the job front. Check out our sizzling ‘hot jobs’ for our latest opportunities!! “In the long dusks of summer, we walked the suburban streets through scents of maple and … Continue reading

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What an Inky Situation!

So, you may have seen me posting out on my Twitter a poll relating to tattoos in the workplace and whether or not they should play a part in the selection process. Here is the outcome- out of the 42 … Continue reading

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Want to know a thing or two about candy? - Our latest HR vacancies

With it being National Candy Month we would like to share a few sweet facts that might blow your mind. Through the generations candy has changed dramatically, to this day some of us still prefer a Rhubarb and Custard, Black Jack … Continue reading

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Introducing Sarah Byard – CIPD / Recruitment - By Amanda Underhill

I am delighted to introduce a new member to the Ashley Kate HR South team Sarah Byard joins us with over 10 years’ experience within the recruitment industry. During her 10 years she has covered a diverse range of roles … Continue reading

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