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Our blogs: Information, tips and thoughts. For our clients, job seekers, parents of disabled children (of any age) and associated professionals including case managers, solicitors and therapists - and anyone with an interest in supporting people in the disability community and recruitment.

Snap CV Tips: CV Design

15 August 2019

CV Tip of the Week: CV Design Keep it simple – Ditch the background colour, font, any flowery extras! A CV needs to be professional, easy to read and tell a consistent story of your work. It needs to be personalised...

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Snap CV Tips: CV Design

Sleeping Nights: Wage Requirements Change...again

13 August 2019

  We recently wrote a blog about the National Minimum Wage and Sleeping Nights, but again, things have changed...   After a legal challenge by an employee who argued they should be paid the National Minimum Wage (NMW), the government decreed that...

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Sleeping Nights: Wage Requirements Change...again

Getting the job advert details right - from the beginning!

9 August 2019

Getting the job advert details right - from the beginning!  To initially attract good candidates to your job and retain them, there are certain criteria needed to make sure the vacancy being recruited for is viable. In our experience (which goes...

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Getting the job advert details right - from the beginning!

Employing friends and family in a care team - and why it's not a great idea...

26 March 2019

If you need to recruit a team of people to support your child, the temptation to consider employing friends and family is completely understandable. You feel comfortable around these people, they understand and empathise with your situation and you trust...

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Employing friends and family in a care team - and why it's not a great idea...

Can I pay less than the National Minimum Wage for Sleeping Nights?

18 March 2019

Can I pay less than the National Minimum Wage for Sleeping Night Care? In a word…YES! (But not always…) There has been huge confusion for the last few years around whether or not a carer working a sleeping night is...

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Can I pay less than the National Minimum Wage for Sleeping Nights?
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