In a recent survey carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce 48% of businesses reported a skills or labour shortage over the last 12 months! These businesses were asked how they were going to address these skills shortages and…Read more
The Power of Continuing Professional Development. We, HR professionals, are generally skilled at giving constructive feedback, coaching, mentoring and helping people to reach their full potential. However, we are often so busy dealing with our professional remit and advising others…Read more
In 2008 the Construction industry was heavily affected by the recession, which resulted in over 140,000 people losing their jobs. Many people have not return to the Construction market, therefore leaving a shortage of skilled tradesman and Construction Managers.…Read more
Wellbeing in the workplace – no longer a nice to have, a need to have. Wellbeing is a term that continues to prevail in academic debate. This dynamic process draws on an individual’s subjective experience. It is something influenced by…Read more
Fake News! Don’t believe the hype We are hearing so much about ‘Fake news’ a term that 18 months ago was not really uttered! But here we are today with it as the word of the year 2017 and…Read more
How do you know when you've met the one? And when you do, should you leave them waiting? In recruitment as in life, to me it seems quite simple, you just know. I'm not saying you don't…Read more
There have been lots of frightening percentages concerning Apprenticeships thrown around over the last few months; 41% fall for apprenticeship starts since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy 38% drop in starts for 16-18 year old's Only 55%…Read more
We are delighted to announce that the Nicholas Associate Group will be publishing its Gender Pay Gap Report this week. As you will see from the figures below we are, as a Group, in a strong position in relation to…Read more
Q1 of 2018 saw some exciting changes for the South Team at Ashley Kate HR After years of requests from our HR clients, Nicholas Associates Group made the decision to move their existing finance recruitment team into the Ashley Kate…Read more
Ashley Kate have brought Easter cheer to adults suffering from life-limiting illnesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Our teams appealed to clients to 'Be a Good Egg' and to donate chocolate eggs as part of our first Easter Egg Appeal.…Read more
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