08 March 2016
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) is set to close in the Summer of 2016.
In a letter to staff, Chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield thanked the staff for their efforts but pointed to significant funding cuts across Whitehall as the reason for the closure.
Previously the UKCES led on large scale research work, producing some of the world’s most comprehensive and robust business research which underpinned both business decisions but also spending decisions across government.
02 March 2016
Writing a comprehensive CV must be one of the most taxing parts of the job search.
Here’s some advice which can both make you stand out from the crowd, but hopefully takes away some of the pain!
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09 February 2016
Logistics employers in the UK are facing a wide-range of recruitment challenges in sourcing and finding the ‘right’ logistics focussed talent despite recurring reports in the media that the UK is facing a drastic and potential fatal shortage of logistics drivers.
02 February 2016
Over the last 12 months the DfT made some changes to drivers’ hours and tachograph rules, aimed at easing the burden on compliant operators.
21 January 2016
People do business with people.
HR and recruiters in the logistics business know that their team members – from drivers and warehouse to transport managers and senior logistics executives are the most valuable asset to their business.
This is why logistics recruitment is a vitally important part of every company’s future.
So, how do employers get the right people with the right skills to do the job?How long does it take? How much does it cost? What happens if you make a mistake?
18 January 2016
Research shows that January is the month where more life decisions are made than any other. Resolutions are made (and broken..). Houses go on the market. Holidays are booked. Gym memberships taken out and divorce lawyers consulted..!
And of course, people begin to look for alternative employment. A new job, a new career and a new you.
In fact, our research shows that in 2016, 21% of people will look for a new job role.
14 January 2016
The DfT is to further relax exemptions to the Driver CPC rules for those whose main activity does not require driving an HGV, bringing the UK into line with EU regulations.
The amended regulations also allow drivers to use a truck with an automatic gearbox when taking a Driver CPC practical test, and will come into effect on 25 January.
21 December 2015
Billingham-based Nicholson’s Transport has announced that it will open a 15,000sq ft warehouse near Darlington, early next year.
Designed to tackle growing demand from customers across the Darlington and County Durham region, the expansion will create three new jobs and improve efficiency by increasing capacity at its existing 55,000 sq ft warehouse.
Managing Director David Nicholson said: “This has been a year of growth for Nicholson’s Transport and for the first time we are employing almost 60 staff.
18 December 2015
Whilst it is generally the season to be jolly, the sales team at Logistics Job Shop tell us that logistics employers are kept awake at night at this time of year trying to find, advertise and post logistics and warehouse jobs to meet demand and deliver Christmas.
Obviously demand for logistics candidates is high - from driver jobs to warehouse jobs