Country Report – Argentina

It’s no secret that Argentina – indeed, most countries in South America – face challenging times as we head into 2022.    With a GDP of roughly US$450 billion, Argentina is one of the largest economies in Latin America, yet one of the most fragile.  Argentina has immense natural resources in energy (gas and lithium reserves, great potential for renewable energy) and agriculture (leading food production and livestock […]

How to Support Mental Health at Work

Being an employer comes with many responsibilities, and the general wellbeing of your employees, in terms of both physical and mental health, is a very important one at that. For your employees, work is a huge part of their lives. Not only is it their source of income, but it’s also where they spend over […]


3 Key Differences Between Executive Search & Recruitment

When looking for a new hire, an organisation may require the services of either an executive search firm or a recruiter should they lack the resources they need themselves to do this, or they have attempted to hire previously and not found an adequate high-calibre candidate. The firm looking to hire will take into account […]


The Top Executive Search Trends

A lot can change in twelve months, particularly when there’s been a global pandemic that is still affecting us a year after it first began. With that being said, the changes the pandemic has brought to the world has undoubtedly affected all businesses, including recruitment. Initially hiring strategies adapted to the new world we were […]

The Benefits of Working with a Contractor

Over recent years, hiring contractors in sectors like the energy sector has become an increasingly popular choice for finding new talent. Although some believe there to be concerns when using a contractor, hiring one for a particular project or work that needs completing can enrich your business and benefit it in a multitude of ways. […]

Why April 2021’s IR35 Changes are Problematic for Contractors

As of April 6th, 2021, the reformed IR35 legislation comes into play for the self-employed and contractors across the UK. You can read all about the IR35 and the changes occurring this month in our previous blog, but we want to take a look at how these changes will directly affect contractors, and the problems […]

What are the April IR35 Changes and What Do They Mean?

Designed to assess whether a contractor is a genuine contractor rather than a ‘disguised employee’, the IR35 is another name of the off payroll working rules and was developed for the purposes of paying tax. Whilst contractors who work through their limited company don’t get employee benefits like annual leave or sick pay, they do […]

Gender Pay Gap Reporting 2021: Including Furloughed Employees

The obligation for businesses to publish their gender pay gap reports was suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19, however it is back on the agenda for 2021 with some slight changes. Given that around 1.2 million employers have furloughed employees in the last year, it’s likely that many would like to understand how this has […]

HSEQ Careers, gender pay, EDI

Improving career paths for women in HSEQ

For many years the health and safety industry has been a male dominated domain. Images of men, wearing hard hats, and clutching a clip boards came with the territory. But in recent times that stereo type has been challenged. There are more women than ever before in the industry, which is increasing the visibility of […]

Gender Pay imbalance? D&I ‘proof’ your recruitment process.

What impact will Gender Pay Reporting have on the organisations required to publish their figures? Where significant pay imbalances are exposed there will be understandable concern about the attendant publicity. In the short term the focus is on the numbers. But the real value of the exercise lies in the narrative that organisations use to explain […]