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How to write a CV that gets you noticed

There are multiple ways how to write a CV that has the wow-factor, but unfortunately there is no magical formula that will tell you how to do it. However, by following these eight easy steps on how...

Does e-recruitment work?
What is e-recruitment?

E-recruitment is a term we are hearing more frequently touted by software providers and industry experts, but what on earth does it mean? It is simply the process of using a combination of web-base...

Mental Health Awareness Week
Mental wellbeing at work

​The past 14 months have been difficult on so many of us and our mental and physical wellbeing. This week, Mental Health Awareness Week, is a great opportunity to take a moment, step back and just ...

On the road to recovery
Recruitment: The first steps on the road to recovery

​The Recruitment industry is almost unique in that it can herald the first indicators of a growing or a struggling economy. It forms a thermostat on the wall of the world indicating which areas are...

What was announced in the 2021 budget review
How does the 2021 budget affect you?

​In his annual Budget review Rishi Sunak has vowed to ‘protect jobs and livelihoods’. A bold statement and one that he, and the rest of the government, need to deliver on for our economic and publi...

The time to start recruiting for 2021 is now
January 2021: The Starting Line

​The new year is always a good time to take stock of what is going on around you. The jobs market is always a good place to start, giving you an indication of the shape of the world around you and ...

Minimum wage goes up to £8.91
National living and minimum wage increases in 2021

​In the Government’s 2020 spending review, presented by Rishi Sunak on the 25th November, they confirmed that the National Living Wage (NLW) will be increasing in 2021.Here is a table outlining the...

How will changes to IR35 affect you?
What is IR35 and how will it impact you?

​If you are a contractor or a company that employs contractors, you are going to want to know as much about IR35 as possible. Draft legislation that was introduced in the 2020 Finance Bill has alre...

Brexit has had massive impacts on the temporary hiring market in the UK
How is Brexit going to affect the temporary hiring market

​In the latest Labour Force Surveyby the Office of National Statistics (ONS) in February 2020, an estimated 2.31 million EU nationals were working in the UK. That amounts to just over 14% of the UK...

Nov 2020: We will be open during lockdown. Give us a call.
We are here for you

​In view of the Lockdown that commences today, we wanted to reach out and reassure you that your recruitment and job hunting needs are still of paramount importance to us. Therefore, it is business...

Engineering in Manufacturing
Engineering: The saviour of UK manufacturing

​The whole world has seen the vital part engineering has played in fighting the pandemic. Without engineers, the Nightingale hospitals would never have been built, the Ventilator Challenge would ne...

Employers are seeing huge rises in applications
As applications rise, time to hire increases

​As the government winds down its furlough scheme, concerns are mounting over the pace of Britain’s economic recovery and the fate of many employees who won’t be welcomed back to work after furloug...

Now is the time to adapt your business to digital
Adapt & thrive: 5 jobs in demand during & after lockdown

​We are just now venturing into a whole new world, as employees begin to come back to work and businesses reopen their doors after a time which can only be described as extraordinary. Those that ca...

We Are Open
We are open for business.

​Things may be a little different, but we are still providing “Jobs for People and People for Jobs”.We are currently celebrating 25 years in business, so we know that sometimes we have to adapt to ...

Social Media Statement for covid-19
COVID-19 statement

​In our commitment to providing the very best hiring and job hunting experience, our offices that are able to, still remain open. Those that have closed are working remotely and are still contactab...

How will Brexit affect the jobs market?
Brave NEU world: Business and jobs after Brexit

​Three years of campaigns, negotiations, delays and uncertainty have finally come to a head; on 31st January 2020, the United Kingdom formally exited the world’s largest trading bloc. For businesse...

Renewable power a focus of recruitment for the future
Powering up recruitment in the energy industry

​As reports of the terrible impact human activity is having on the planet have been increasing, so have levels of consumer awareness. With views on climate change, pollution, wildlife decline and h...

New Office now open in Newmarket
A new recruitment service in Newmarket

​We are delighted to announce the opening of our brand-new recruitment office in Newmarket!Working closely with our existing offices in Brandon and Cambridge and with the combination of knowledge a...

Work Life Balance
The benefits of offering flexible working

Flexible working might be the answer to getting you out of your recruitment rut.Promoting business productivity & growthThe UK permanent jobs market is currently weathering a storm of uncertain...

Is your team under construction?
A new way to build your team

​Select Appointments are delighted to announce the establishment of a brand-new construction recruitment desk focused on the East of England.The construction industry saw a strong end to 2018, reco...