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8 new tax year changes you need to know about

by Keeley Edge

/ Company News, Employers, Employment Legislation, News

The end of the tax year is a busy time for business, as accounts are finalised, reports are drawn up and a company’s financial health is assessed. As it’s been another challenging 12 months for most, it’s worth getting to grips with the changes that lie ahead in 2022/23, so that you can mitigate the effects by planning and adapting.

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4 Ways to Embrace Neurodiversity in the Workplace

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Policies & Procedures, Recruitment

When we talk about diversity and inclusion in the workplace, attention is often focused on the importance and benefits of having a good mix of gender, age, and race. But what about the fair treatment and inclusion of those with differences we cannot see? Neurodiversity is one such difference that is all too often overlooked.

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How succession planning can future-proof your company

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment, Training & Development

Succession planning is not only a strategy for replacing executive and leadership roles when employees are promoted, leave or retire. It is about nurturing talent, boosting skillsets, and providing your staff with a clear career path that will encourage retention and company growth.

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Why recruitment planning is worth putting on your to-do list today

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment

There’s no better time to plan for the year ahead than in January. Planning your recruitment needs in advance will save you time in the long run and help you secure the best candidates to help your business adapt and expand.

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How Are You Supporting the Wellbeing of Your Employees?

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Workplace Wellbeing

As we navigate various post-pandemic transitions over the coming months and years, employees are likely to face new stressors both at work and at home. Creating a positive work environment that supports employee wellbeing must therefore be a priority for every business leader.

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How to Attract Top Talent While the Job Market is Hot

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Recruitment

Although the impact of labour shortages is expected to fade as Covid disruption to the economy dissipates, we would continue to advise companies to consider tactics for attracting and retaining top talent. Offering competitive wages is a start, but successful recruitment and retention in a hot job market often requires more than simply levelling the monetary playing field.

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Conveying Company Culture During Recruitment

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Recruitment

Recruitment is tough for both employers and candidates, so effective two-way communication is essential. One of the main ways a company can help to find the right fit for a role is to include their business aspirations at every stage of the process, from the job advert through to the interviews.

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Keeping Your Cool While Recruiting

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment

We all know how stressful it can be applying for a new job, but employers can face just as much anxiety during a recruitment campaign. Not only do they take a huge amount of time, effort and money to organise, but choosing the wrong applicant can have a detrimental effect on a business. With the pressure of getting it right the first time, knowing how to keep your stress levels to a minimum can help you maintain focus, make informed decisions, and ultimately select the best candidate for your company. Here are some of our top recruitment strategies for employers.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Training New Employees

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment, Training & Development

New employee training is a vital part of recruitment. It helps to ensure new recruits understand their roles and the wider goals of the company, as well as increasing their confidence and competency. Methods can include job shadowing, group sessions, coaching, and formal apprenticeships.

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How to Have a Successful Video Interview

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Employers, Recruitment

Whether you are looking for new staff or searching for your next role, investing time and energy into the job interview process is crucial to success. Key Appointments are here to help make video interviewing both efficient and enjoyable with our video interview tips.

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