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Employment law changes

April 2021 Employment Law Changes

It’s that time of year again: the clocks have gone forward, and April has arrived. This also means that businesses across the country are springing into action to ensure they are complying with the annual employment law changes. As if dealing with the impact of the ongoing pandemic, as well as looking out for the changes that come with Brexit, wasn’t enough, right? Fortunately, at Zoom Recruitment, we go above and beyond to ensure the whole recruitment process is as Read more …

Productive Team

How recruitment boosts business productivity

Compelling research from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has revealed that professional recruitment agencies increase UK productivity by £7.7 billion each year. By using their expertise to get people into the right jobs, the study has shown that recruiters are having a huge positive impact on individual business’s efficiencies and profits. Finding skilled and experienced individuals is no easy feat, but by creating better matches between employer and employee, recruiters are helping businesses to deliver. We also know that Read more …

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Hiring confidence peaks to its highest in 10 months

You’d be forgiven for thinking that 2020 was a tough year for hiring. Let’s be honest; for many it was. Some industries and businesses were put under incredible strain, and still are. On the other hand, some industries that we work with have really boomed, such as the warehousing, driver and NHS sectors. At Zoom Recruitment, we like to look at the greater picture. We also understand that some of our clients prefer to make decisions based on key, reliable Read more …

EU Trade

A Business’s Guide to the New EU Trade Rules

The end of the Brexit transition in January brought with it huge changes for businesses, with trade between the UK and Europe being affected. Although it seems like we’ve been preparing for Brexit for years, we understand it must still feel overwhelming. That’s why, we here at Zoom Recruitment Services, have put together this handy guide to help you make sense of new EU trade rules and how they could affect your business. Let’s look at this as a new Read more …

2021

5 Recruitment Trends That Will Shape 2021

2020 was a tough year for all, but proved to be particularly strange for business. Some industries struggled to stay afloat, whilst others experienced their busiest year of trade, ever. The beginning of 2021 is expected to echo this in many ways, with warehouse, driver and NHS roles continuing to take the lead. What’s clear is that 2020 has created a shift in the methods used to find talent, interview, hire and work. With 2021 now upon us, here we Read more …

Recruitment Team at Christmas

Preparing for the Christmas Recruitment Rush

Christmas is undeniably a busy time for many businesses and 2020 is no exception. In fact, e-commerce sales are expected to explode this year, with Big Four accounting firm, Deloitte, predicting a staggering 25% to 35% increase in e-commerce sales this Christmas. We have no doubt that warehouses, driver and logistics providers up and down the country will be put to the test, in order to deliver in line with demand. Here at Zoom Recruitment Services, we like to stay Read more …

NHS Nurse

Understanding the NHS Band System

As one of the country’s leading NHS recruitment specialists, Zoom Recruitment has worked within all hospital and trust sectors across the various regions of the UK. Over the last 15 years, we’ve supplied a range of qualified Estates and Facilities, and Ancillary staff, from management and clerical to portering and security, and more. Below you’ll see the vast range of roles available within the NHS, all of which we can draw on experience to fill. Listed on the Crown Commercial Read more …

Recruiter

What is the role of a recruiter?

When it comes to fulfilling new positions within your business, hiring a recruiter comes with many benefits. From filling posts quickly and finding the right skill sets, to having access to a database of talented individuals, with which relationships have been built over time, finding the right recruiter is the first step to building a company of talented, hardworking individuals. After all, people are the foundation of any good business. A good provider will have a vast amount of experience Read more …

Annual Leave Rush

Avoiding the Annual Leave Rush

With an estimated 9.5million people currently on furlough in the UK, it’s no secret that many are deferring holiday plans. From financial challenges to spending more time at home, there are dozens of reasons why those furloughed are choosing to cancel annual leave, in favour of taking it at a later time. But, how does this affect businesses and what are your rights as an employer? Here, we explore the options for avoiding the annual leave rush. Allow employees to Read more …

Genes for Jeans

Zoom took part in Jeans for Genes Day

Our Zoomettes got involved with Jeans for Genes Day this September. The money raised on Jeans for Genes Day funds a range of initiatives that improve the quality of life of children affected by genetic disorders.