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What is Stamp Duty?

23 Nov 2017

Stamp duty land tax is a lump-sum tax that anyone buying a property or land costing more than a set amount has to pay. The rate at which you'll pay the tax varies based on the property price.

Questions you shouldn't ask at Interview !

24 Oct 2017

Some topics are simply off limits at interviews… Whilst most interview questions are asked as a genuine way to test a candidate’s ability to do the job, some may delve a little too deep when it comes to personal information – and could even indicate discrimination as a result. Whether it’s being done intentionally or not. To make sure you know exactly what you should and shouldn’t ask, here’s a list of questions you should always avoid Are you from the UK/Is English your first language? Although you have a legal obligation to check that applicants are eligible to work in the UK – you shouldn’t need to ask any questions about their race, religion or native language. Because although many jobs may require employees to speak fluently, none of them will need it to be their first language. And if candidates can speak and write in English to the required standard, and can provide proof of legal right to work in the ...

Positive Hiring Momentum

07 Sep 2017

NPAworldwide, a global recruitment network, announced the results of its twice annual business barometer survey. This is a survey completed by the independent recruitment firm owners that are members of the NPAworldwide global network. Members are asked to document business results and predict future results that are representative of the independent recruitment industry.

Interview Tips That Lead to Job Offers

09 Mar 2017

Even if you get put off mid-way through an interview by a difficult question, try to regain your composure and move on. All is not lost if something goes wrong. Remember that it may have tripped up other interviewees too.

What To Do On Your First Day At Your New Job

02 Mar 2016
What To Do On Your First Day At Your New Job infographic. From setting up your new work desk, making the tea and getting use to the emails and software we can ensure your new job gets off to a great start.

Top 10 Irritating Office Habits

02 Mar 2016
Want to know what the top 10 irritating office habits are... then look no further. Whether you are or you work with someone who is contagiously ill or has the most fussy tea requirements you could ever have imagined then read on.

Desks - Messy, immaculate, quirky or simplistic. Which one are you?

18 Feb 2016
Whether you're the type to cover your desk in photographs of the family or proudly display every novelty item gifted to you for secret santa over the years, every work station is unique. After all, we spend more time at our desks than we do at home so it’s only natural that our desks reflect our character and personality.

Here we explore some common desk types. Which one are you?

How to beat those dreaded interview nerves

10 Feb 2016
We you've all been there at one point in our lives - leapt with joy at receiving the news that you've secured an interview. However once the excitement calms, it's time to put off any nerves and any irrational thoughts you may have leading up to the day itself. Then when the interview day arrives, you're getting flustered about what to wear, and you're trying to remember all if not any facts about the company, and the butterfly feeling in your stomach hasn't shifted since you woke up.