New job vacancies in the City rose by 15 per cent last month to the highest level this year, according to a financial recruitment specialist, Morgan McKinley. (more…)
Archive for November, 2009
It would appear that we are no clearer on when the Government plans to implement the Agency Workers Directive. The AWD continues to be ‘kicked’ back and forth amongst front and back benches like a warm up for FIFA 2010. Below is a snap shot of the Parliamentary oral ‘kick about’ from last week concerning the directive with what appears to be Pat McFadden (Minister for Business) doing his best to book a place in Fabio Cappello’s squad as Centre half. (more…)
The Prime Minister has, in the last week, given an overview of the new points system for foreign workers. He did, however, receive a rebuke from the Shadow Home Secretary, Chris Grayling. (more…)
The wait is over for umbrella companies and contractors who work via umbrella companies as the Government has published their response to the ‘Conduct Regulations Consultation’. However, there is no need to get over excited as this is the initial response with a commitment from the Government that they intend to gather more evidence in the coming months. At this stage it would appear that there is no evidence to suggest that workers engaged through an umbrella companies are ‘vulnerable workers’. (more…)
As a company, Jenrick IT has always been very active in supporting both our local community and charities that touch us personally as individuals. One of the schemes we run internally, on a half yearly basis, is called “Helping Hand” where our company gifts £1,000 to a deserving cause.
Any one of our staff who has been touched by an emotive and sad situation that has occurred within their life or someone they know, is able to bring this to the attention of our company. Each case is considered on its merits and then the staff vote to decide where they wish the money to go.
Above gives you a flavour of the environment our staff work within and hopefully goes to explain the reasoning behind the decision I took when a highly unusual situation occurred with one of our contractors recently. (more…)
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