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UK unemployment

Official figures have shown that the UK unemployment fell by 28,000 between November and January to 1.68 million.
March 16th, 2016|Industry News|

Assistant Legal Claims Advisor

Assistant Legal Claims Advisor wanted for a Manchester based firm.

Commercial Property Solicitor

We are recruiting for a Commercial Property Solicitor for a firm in Manchester.

Advice for young people – Richard Branson

‘This may not be legally orientated, however, I thought that the meaning behind this applied to any student regardless of their dreams.’  

“Find one person younger than you were when you started, and offer them non-monetary support to help them find success.” I love this #ChallengeRichard that came in via Twitter. It epitomises the spirit of business and my belief that you’re never too young to be an entrepreneur.

I recently received the wonderful letter below from nine-year-old Annie Spicer-Jones of Kent. Accompanying her letter, Annie sent me some designs of an aircraft that she invented. I thought I’d address the #ChallengeRichard by replying to Annie with some tips to help her succeed in achieving her dreams.

Dear Annie

Thank you for your letter, your creativity is inspiring. I enjoy talking to young people about their dreams. Too often children are told that they cannot do this, and they shouldn’t do that – but that just restricts their imagination. Don’t ever let anyone prevent you from dreaming. Imagination is one of our greatest gifts. Without it we would never make the changes that make the world a better place.

I love your designs for your airplane, but more importantly, I love that you [...]

UK unemployment drops to seven-year low

Britain's job-rich recovery continues as unemployment rate drops to seven-year low in August

Liverpool retains jobs growth momentum, says CV-Library report

Jobs growth in Liverpool continues to outstrip the national average, despite a seasonal summer dip last month.
September 11th, 2015|Industry News|

Conveyancing Legal Secretary

We are looking for a Conveyancing Legal Secretary for our clients firm in Southport.
September 8th, 2015|Industry News, Job Vacancy 2016|

Practising solicitor numbers hit all-time high

The number of practising solicitors has reached an all-time high - 15,000 up on five years ago.
August 17th, 2015|Industry News|

Liverpool’s Best Recruitment Agency

We had a little message today to say we were one of Liverpool’s best recruitment agency. Glad other people think so too!

“Handpicked Rated Best Employment Agencies in Liverpool. We check customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and their general excellence.”

Click here to see what they had to say.

Number of jobless claimants in the Liverpool city region falls by 3.6% in July

Claimant count in Liverpool, Knowsley, Wirral, Sefton, St Helens and Halton is now below 20,000
August 12th, 2015|Industry News|

Liverpool businesses offer interview to homeless man who posted Cv on Twitter

Liverpool businessmen have called the ECHO to offer interviews in response to plea for work.
July 15th, 2015|Industry News|

Jobless claimant count falls in Merseyside despite national rise in unemployment

There are now 20,563 people claiming jobseeker's allowance in the Liverpool city region - a fall of 3.4%
July 15th, 2015|Industry News|

Law firm mergers dip as economy recovers

Law firm mergers continue to decline as ‘defensive’ consolidation becomes less prevalent in an improved economy.
July 9th, 2015|Industry News|

How to: make yourself available for temporary work

Need work now?

If you’re looking for something that starts straight away, temporary work could be the ideal solution. And with over 20,000 recruiters looking for temporary staff on reed.co.uk right now, there’s really never been a better time to get going.

Never tried temping and want to learn more? Here’s what you need to know:

What is temporary work?
Temporary work can include anything from one day’s work, through to a year’s contract – covering a leave period, for example.

However, although temporary assignments can differ in duration, they often have one thing in common – employers are usually looking for you to start right away.
How can I let recruiters know I’m available for temporary work?
Call them, send them/us a updated version of your CV. Make sure that your CV highlights the correct skills and assets for that particular role.
Availability
Saying you’re available doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be available for every hour offered.

We will let you dictate to us exactly when you’re available, from mornings, afternoons, evenings and nights through to weekends or shift work only.

What’s more, you can easily change your availability at any time. So if you’ve found something that works for you, you simply [...]

How to: Negotiate a payrise

If you feel you deserve a pay rise and the time's come to do something about it.