Communication & Well-Being for Furloughed staff

Communication & Well-Being for Furloughed staff

This time last year I certainly did not envisage 2020 playing out the way it did for thousands of companies and for many, the full extent of the pandemic came as a complete (and prolonged) shock. Our first concern was, of course, the spread of the virus and looking...
How to Stop Candidates Dropping out of the Hiring Process

How to Stop Candidates Dropping out of the Hiring Process

Have you ever had someone back out of a job offer?  Often, you may not discover that your new recruit has dropped out of the hiring process until a couple of weeks before their start date or worse, on their first day, when they just don’t turn up! This can cause all...
Why use a recruitment agency? The benefits

Why use a recruitment agency? The benefits

“Why do I need to use a recruitment agency when there are plenty of people looking for work?” It’s a fair question and one that some employers are probably thinking. Even those who have done well throughout the pandemic might be thinking it’s now...
Beware the job scammers

Beware the job scammers

Every day there are more media reports about the increase in organised crime and fraudsters exploiting our increased dependency on using internet based services during the Covid crisis. With an increase in people looking to change career or find a new job following...
First Base continues to support the Red Box initiative

First Base continues to support the Red Box initiative

The Government will launch its scheme enabling schools to order free period product for students in January 2020. Until then (and for as long as it takes for the Gov’t to get it right) we will continue to support the Red Box initiative and there will be a Red...
Charity Partnership with National Star

Charity Partnership with National Star

We are really proud to announce our charity partnership with National Star. With two events under our belt we are looking forward to helping raise more funds for it’s work enabling young people with disabilities to realise their potential through education and...
Straight Talking Sales Seminar at The Growth Hub

Straight Talking Sales Seminar at The Growth Hub

We’ve teamed up with The Growth Hub to bring you one of our ever popular Straight Talking Seminars! In this highly practical, interactive and inspirational workshop David Tovey, author of ‘Principled Selling’ and Tricia Hay, MD of First Base Employment will show you...