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The UK’s dream job revealed – pens at the ready!

In May 1946, renowned author George Orwell gave a damning review of his chosen career: “Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one

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UK’s top jobs revealed

Have you ever wondered what the best job in the UK is? Looking for work but confused where to set your sights? Perhaps it’s just melancholy British sentiment, but we can all attest to knowing someone who earns more, who

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Switch off, it’s Christmas!

In a recent blog we discussed the positive impact of a healthy work-life balance, never more important than at this time of year. Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, chances are you will get the opportunity for some well-deserved ‘downtime’

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Plymouth: the home of Britain’s happiest workers?

Ask most people to imagine the ‘happiest town in Britain’ and they generally think of one of the idyllic, sleepy villages that feature in an episode of Midsomer Murders, complete with cream teas and an accomplished cricket team. However, genuine

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Put your heart into making a difference: interview with Dot Patterson

Dot Patterson, founded Supertemps in 1980 and ran the business solely for 18 years prior to her daughter, Sarah, joining her in 1998. Dot has now retired from the company but likes to remain active, giving her time voluntarily for good

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Give something back and gain new skills – national Volunteers’ Week

This week (1-7 June) marks the 30th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week in the UK so we thought it would be great to share some of the reasons we think volunteering is beneficial for job seekers. Of course, volunteering helps other

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Steven safely wins our vote for Temp of the Month

We’re proud to announce Colwyn Bay’s Temp of the Month as Steven Fox – in our opinion a genuine super star candidate! Steven’s interest in health and safety led him to undertake the necessary qualifications so he could pursue a

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Employment law changes – 10 things employers need to know

2014 has already seen some big changes to employment law and there are more to come. Many of the changes employers and employees are undergoing are owing to the enforcement of the Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Act 2013. We’ve selected

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