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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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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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Five great tips on how to write your CV

Your CV hopefully portrays an accurate, detailed and relevant insight into your work life to date.  It should also demonstrate that you have the necessary skills and experience to apply for the job. This is a great starting point. However, don’t think you’re alone in applying for this job. You could potentially be competing against hundreds,

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How to conduct a great interview

You’ve completed the job description, got HR’s approval, sifted through the CV’s. Maybe you’ve even completed your telephone interview’s but now comes the big event – the face to face Interview. We’ve put together a few helpful tips on how to conduct a great interview and get the best out of your prospective candidates. Ask

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The Benefits of Hiring a Grad

If you’re looking to expand your team, fill a position or get some temporary assistance during the Summer months, graduates are the ones to hire! Not only are they immediately available, they bring valuable skills to your business and provide a great return on investment. If you’re unsure of whether hiring a grad is the best

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