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Welcome to our Client Information Hub.

This section is intended to help our clients gain tips and guidance as well as topical articles on the sectors that we work within.

If there is a subject we haven’t covered or a question you need answering please email recruit@firstrg.com or call us on +44 (0)1925 907000.


This week sees the annual “Tomorrow’s Engineer’s Week”, so we took a look at how we can tackle the Engineering skills shortage the UK faces.
If you are a client working in the private sector and use off-payroll workers, take a look at our IR35 article and request our detailed guidance document.
UK employment statistics: UK employment reaches a record high of 76% according to the Office for National Statistics. Read our insights into the key findings here.
Using our experience we have compiled a list of the top benefits of hiring contractors
We have picked out just a few of the many benefits of hiring through a recruitment agency. Take a look at our 6 top picks.
Leading independent job site, CV Library, have just released the results from a recent survey they conducted, asking UK workers what their top career priority is when looking for a new job.
With the majority of today’s workforce being millennials, it’s time to reflect on the way we recruit the best employees. Is it time to change our traditional ways? Are we missing opportunities? We’ve put together 5 ways to improve your employee attraction and how to bag yourself the perfect candidate.
An interview is a chance for an employer to learn as much as they can about the candidate so they can assess their suitability. We've prepared a list of do’s and don’ts to help guide you in your interviewing techniques. Click here to read more.
On average, we spend around a third of our lifetime at work, which is why it’s crucial for us to actually enjoy getting out of bed in the morning. We understand that at times team morale can be low, it happens every now and then, so we’ve put together some tips on how to crack the motivation barrier.
Candidate attraction has never been more important to get the talent for your business. Find out what candidates look for in a job advert and what motivates them to apply. Click here to read more.
Read our study on how automation is affecting the office, how jobs are completed and how it is potentially opening up opportunities. Click here to read more.
Building and maintaining a good client relationship is something that requires fantastic communication, a flexible approach, the ability to listen, and a focus on continual improvement. We asked a selection of our client Account Managers what they think are the keys to building a solid, long-lasting and trusted partnership. Take a look to see what Nick, Lewis, Tony and Kathryn had to say.
Finding the right candidate can be tricky, especially when the role you’re trying to fill is a bit of a niche job. But fear not, we have some top tips and advice on how you can attract the best talent for your business.
It’s difficult to really get to know someone within half an hour or so, but we’ve come up with some questions that could help you really get to know your candidate.
We know how difficult it can be to stand out from the rest of your competitors, so we’ve some great insights into what encourages employees to stay loyal.
There are three things at First Recruitment Group that our employees say they love about working here. The atmosphere in the office, the people they work with and the career progression opportunities. Do you know what your employees enjoy most about working at your company? If not, here are some ways you can find out and how to create a friendly company culture.
Artificial Intelligence is quickly becoming less a thing of the future and more a necessity of the now within businesses, especially when it comes to recruiting. Every business is fighting to attract the best talent and there are now quite a variety of solutions to help boost your hiring process.
Having a simple and effective hiring process is essential to hiring the best talent. Not only do you want to fill a job as quickly as possible but candidates also want a smooth sailing process too, and we have some tips to help you boost your hiring procedure.
Our guide highlights some of the key questions that you, as a hirer, can ask yourself to best ensure that you choose the recruitment agency that is right for you.

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