Manchester Staff were honored to be selected as a finalist in the 2019 North East Cheshire Business Awards (NECB Awards) and thoroughly enjoyed being part of this special evening celebrating the regions brightest local businesses. There were 11 award categories to celebrate excellence in businesses from across North East Cheshire. The NECB awards aim to […]
Employee Incentive: Weekend in Budapest
On Friday 1st October, employees at Manchester Staff and Buckleigh & Williams Group departed to the wonderful city of Budapest as part of our employee incentive scheme. Our team holiday incentive is set quarterly and when the target is achieved, the whole team jets off for some well-deserved fun! The party started as soon as […]
Health & Wellbeing Day 2019
Manchester Staff and Buckleigh & Williams Group held our 2019 Health & Wellbeing Day which was super useful for building resilience, dealing with stress, improving mental & physical health, and maintaining healthy diets and mindsets. The wellbeing session was really interactive and everyone got involved, benefiting from both the group talk and one on one […]
Manchester Staff Supports Local Community Golf Event
On Friday 26th July Manchester Staff sponsored a Golf Day to support a local community football team. The event was organised by Manchester Gregorians FC, which was formed, in 1959, by former pupils of St Gregory’s RC High School, Ardwick Green. The club is regarded as one the strongest Amateur Football Club’s in Manchester and […]
Top 11 Interview Tips for Managers New to the Hiring Process
Interview Tips for Managers Are you a hiring manager who is recruiting for the first time or are looking for useful tips? This article will take you through the top 11 interview tips for hiring managers so that you can hire the best candidates for the role. Recruitment can be a tricky business that needs […]
Manchester Staff Sponsors Networking Event
Manchester Staff Sponsored a successful MYP Event at Flight Club MCR earlier this month. At the beginning of the month Manchester Staff had the pleasure of sponsoring an incredibly fun networking event at Flight Club MCR. The networking event was ran by Manchester Young Professionals (MYP) as part of their monthly social meet up. The […]
How to explain a gap in your CV
Explaining gaps in your CV Life is complicated and sometimes it throws your career trajectory into a bit of a spin. Whatever the situation, you may find yourself with gaps in your CV that need dealing with. When crafting your CV and preparing to find a new job, you need to tackle these CV gaps […]
(How to Answer) Where do you see yourself in five years time?
How to answer the interview question: Where do you see yourself in five years time? Ok so this is a really common interview question and you should always have a pre-prepared answer for this so you can answer fast and decisively. Let’s start by taking a look at why interviewers ask this question, what are […]
Brexit Withdrawal Agreement: Workers Rights & Citizens Rights
Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Workers Rights & Citizens Rights Theresa May today announced that a draft withdrawal agreement has been backed by The Cabinet. The agreement is a whopping 585 pages, but we immediately started searching for the proposals regarding workers rights, something we feel is relevant to our sector and to the well-being of all […]
How to Retain Staff When Your Top Talent Is Leaving
Great employees are the heart of any business. And nothing is more frustrating than when your best people quit. Finding and keeping talented employees is a never-ending struggle. Retaining employees is one of the most important parts of business. That’s why learning how to retain staff is so crucial. Let’s take a look at some […]
7 Useful Benefits of Using a Recruitment Agency
7 Useful Benefits of Using a Recruitment Agency A reputable recruitment agency is a dream for employers and job seekers alike. Check out our guide to the seven best benefits of using a recruitment agency. There are now over 35,000 recruitment agencies in the UK. Recruitment agencies are a placing more and more candidates, with […]
Buckleigh & Williams Acquires Manchester Staff Ltd
Manchester, UK. Release: August 07, 2018. For Immediate Release Buckleigh & Williams Group, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Manchester Staff Ltd, a vibrant up-and-coming local recruitment firm. With Manchester Staff Ltd now part of the Buckleigh & Williams Group, the consultancy will be able to leverage significant levels of resources, resulting in vastly […]
CV Mistakes: Are These Mistakes on Your CV Losing You Interviews?
CV Mistakes: Are These Mistakes Losing You Interviews? The job of your CV? Getting you in the door. And these glaring CV mistakes could cost you interviews. Read on for what not to do when CV writing. CV writing is rarely an easy task. It can be difficult to condense a lot of information about […]
5 Cover Letter Examples That Absolutely Crush It
Cover Letter Examples: 5 That Absolutely Crush It Looking for a great job? You need a great cover letter, and we’re sharing 5 cover letter examples that will put you ahead of the pack. Read on for more. You’ve spent hours, days, even weeks perfecting your CV. Your entire academic and work life is laid […]
When is the best time to talk about salary?
Well this is a very tricky question, one that you have to think very carefully about as timing is crucial. Most job adverts display the salary range, but sometimes the range is quite wide. Bear in mind the difference between being headhunted and applying for a job directly. If you have been headhunted, you could […]
10 essential tips to give your CV that wow factor
Looking for a job can be really difficult, but we’re here to offer you some insider knowledge from the recruiting world that will help get your job application noticed. Here are ten essential tips guaranteed to give your CV that all-important wow factor! 1. Clear and concise formatting Most recruiters spend seconds looking through a […]
5 reasons to live in Manchester
Looking for reasons to live in Manchester? Manchester is a great choice my friend, great choice. There are so many amazing things about this wonderful City, far too many wonders to cram into one itsy bitsy blog post, so we have tried to squeeze in some of our favourite things into this simple post. First […]
Receptionist Recruitment Manchester
Receptionist Recruitment Manchester Are you an employer looking for assistance with your receptionist recruitment Manchester? We specialise in receptionist recruitment in the Greater Manchester area and offer fees far lower than our competitors. Our recruiters have placed receptionists across Manchester and we know what it takes to find candidates who will be keepers. Skilled receptionists […]
What Are Apprenticeship Standards?
What are Apprenticeship Standards? Simply put, Apprenticeship Standards are a new type of employer developed apprenticeship that provides a more robust learning experience and ensures the apprentice develops the right competencies and skills needed to succeed in their given industry and job role. This puts Employers firmly at the forefront of the development of Apprenticeships, […]
The Job Application Process | What to expect
So you have been scouring the internet job boards for your next move, you’ve seen the job of your dreams…or maybe you’ve been applying for everything you can click on, whatever your tactic, this article aims to give you an idea of what generally happens next. The job Application Process Once you have applied for […]
Sales Recruitment Manchester
Sales Recruitment Manchester | We recruit sales staff in Manchester across a variety of sectors from the property industry to digital marketing sectors, we can recruit them all. This is achieved by meeting you in person and acquiring a full understanding of the role, corporate culture and characteristics of the candidate you are looking for. We obtain […]
GCSE RESULTS DAY: WHAT NEXT?
This is a handy infographic to illustrate your options after GCSEs. The Government raised the “participation age” meaning you now have to stay in education or training until you are 18 years old. Your options after GCSEs are: STAY IN FULL TIME EDUCATION You could go on to study A Levels. This is […]
APPRENTICESHIP LEVY INFO
A while back I wrote an article outlining key Apprenticeship Levy info, however, in light of the new developments; this article provides an update and outlines the latest August 2016 proposals. I will edit this article with the latest facts when they are finalised and released post-consultation. APPRENTICESHIP LEVY INFO – FAQS DO I HAVE […]
Recruit Apprentices in Manchester
FREE APPRENTICE RECRUITMENT IN MANCHESTER Contact us below using the form, we will get back to you as soon as possible to discuss your needs and answer any questions you may have. [symple_spacing size=”10″] Employ Apprentices in Manchester Advertising your role If your company is looking to employ apprentices in Manchester, you are in good […]
How to: Employ an apprentice in Manchester
WHAT SORT OF APPRENTICE DOES YOUR BUSINESS NEED? Once you have identified your need to employ an apprentice, you need to think about what qualification you would like the potential apprentice to study towards. This directly affects the job advert and the type of applicant you will receive. I know this sounds totally obvious, but […]
Minimum Wage 2016
Current National Minimum Wage Rates These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage from 1 April 2016. Year 25 and over 21 to 24 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice April 2016 (current rate) £7.20 £6.70 £5.30 £3.87 £3.30 When do the Rates Change? National Minimum Wage rates change […]
Work Place Pension Scheme
You may be aware by now that the law on workplace pensions has changed. Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it. This is called ‘automatic enrolment’. If you employ at least one person you are an employer and you […]
Equality Act 2010
The Equality Act 2010 combines a whopping 116 separate pieces of legislation into one single Act that is more accessible and easier to understand. This Act protects the rights of individuals and ensures equality of opportunities whilst preventing discrimination and unfair treatment. There are nine protected characteristics in the Equality Act. Discrimination which happens because of one […]
Working Time Directive
According to the European Commission, the Working Time Directive is designed to protect workers’ health and safety by limiting their working hours to meet minimum standards that are applicable throughout the EU. According to www.gov.uk, your staff can’t work more than 48 hours a week on average – normally averaged over 17 weeks. This law […]
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