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5 reasons why grads should use a recruitment agency

You’re close to graduating, the question is, what next? It’s easy to think that because you have a degree you’ll automatically find work, unfortunately this isn’t the case. You aren’t only graduating with the rest of your University; you’re competing with previous Grads who chose a placement year; a gap year and Grads already in

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The changing landscape for legal careers

Recruitment in the legal sector has changed dramatically in recent times. The traditional image of graduates from top universities driving expensive cars and being paid handsomely hardly reflects life inside a typical law firm today. This is evidenced by the vast number of highly paid CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives), Licensed Conveyancers and apprentices

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Employment Law Changes from April 2019

From April 2019 there are a number of Employment Law changes. To make this easier for you we have listed these changes below but to see the full details, follow this link – https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/employment-law-changes-2019-april-hr/ Pension Contribution The most well-known change that is occurring from 6 April 2019 is the minimum level of employer AND employee

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The benefits of flexible working for you and your employees

  All employees with 26 weeks’ service have the right to request a change to their hours, timing or location of work.  An employer that rejects an employee’s request for flexible working must have at least one specified reason for doing so. “Only 6% of employees are working the traditional hours of 9 to 5

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Sue’s 1st Birthday

It’s almost a year since Sue came onto the board at GB Solutions and its certainly been a year to remember! We asked Sue a couple of questions about her first year in the hotseat. Has time gone slowly or quickly since you started? It seems forever since we signed the contract and I formally

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Pied Piper Quiz Night

We recently hosted a quiz night with Pied Piper at Milestone School in Gloucester. It was a fantastic evening & fun for all! We had Pizza (donated by Fat Toni’s), drinks, a raffle & the all important quiz! The theme was ‘Back To School’, so our questions were centred around this, including our all important

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Technology Recruitment Specialist

  GB Solutions have long been recognised as the region’s leading recruiters. Their specialist divisions make them a go-to resource for HR+Legal, Tech, Finance, Sales and Marketing. Joe Lyons has an exceptional amount of knowledge in the Tech sector, having left his recruitment desk in Bristol, he not only knows the sector, he also knows

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