The state of diversity and inclusion in the UK workplace

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It feels like everyone’s talking about diversity and inclusion at the moment, and rightly so. Discussions about improving diversity and what steps we can take to make our workplaces safe and inclusive are vital. But it’s also essential that we don’t miss the first step. Before we can really understand and address Diversity, Equity, and […]

How to talk about diversity and inclusion & four talking points to help

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Diversity and inclusion are important issues that need total buy-in from your whole team. This can often mean having difficult conversations about tricky topics. Managers often have to walk a delicate line, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to express themselves and feel heard while also ensuring that their workplace remains a safe and welcoming […]

How to create and deliver a great employer brand

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In a society where image is everything and a company’s reputation can be measured in likes, re-tweets, comments and shares; creating an employer brand that draws people to your business has never been more important. It is refreshing to see more companies investing in their employees’ development. The challenge, however, may be that too many […]

Four pillars of diversity and inclusion in recruitment you need to know about

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Inclusive workplaces are rewarding and productive places to work. Companies with a diverse workforce can outperform those without by 50%. Inclusive workplaces typically have much lower staff turnover and can improve how partners and clients perceive your company. Even without these benefits, improving opportunities for diverse candidates is the right thing to do, and we […]

How HGV driver shortages are affecting logistics recruitment

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The UK’s severe shortage of HGV drivers has led to a considerable increase in pressure for logistics companies. The problem isn’t only confined to the UK but appears globally as well; logistics companies need more HGV drivers on their rosters if they want to keep up with growing business expectations. However, due to the lack […]

How to cultivate a positive culture in healthcare workplaces

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2020 was an extremely challenging year for the healthcare industry and the hard working people who work within it. Data from NHS England shows that there was considerable disruption to healthcare recruitment activity within the NHS during the Covid 19 pandemic. There was a vacancy rate of over 10% reported for nurses alone; leaving 38,952 […]

Four top tips for a successful healthcare recruitment marketing strategy

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The healthcare industry in the UK has seen a widespread shortage of staff in recent years which has caused healthcare recruitment to become increasingly competitive. According to a survey conducted by Statista with 570,000 healthcare professionals taking part, over 61% of respondents either disagreed, strongly disagreed and neither agreed or disagreed with the following statement; […]