12 May 2022

Struggling to find staff? You’re not alone. Here is one of the reasons why… »

Struggling to find staff? Well, if it makes you feel any better, you’re not alone. However, the latest official data on UK job vacancy figures released by the Office for National Statistics won’t make encouraging reading.

Vacancies increased from 1,238,000 in

How to choose between two top candidates
13 March 2020

How to choose between two top candidates »

Your business has a fantastic property role to fill. You’ve pored over CVs, identified the best candidates, carried out interviews, maybe even second interviews too, and now you’ve narrowed the field to two final contenders.

The problem is that your top

Signs an employee is about to quit
9 September 2019

Staff retention: Signs an employee is about to quit »

While progressing in your career path almost always involves moving from one organisation to another, losing key staff is always a significant loss to a business. After all the hours investing in staff mentoring, training and nurturing, the last thing

recruitment & retention - Make your place a great place to work.
18 February 2019

How to make your company a great place to work »

“Being able to say ‘This is a great place to work’ is invaluable for both existing employees and attracting the best new talent”, says Great Place to Work, after announcing the UK’s best workplaces for 2018.

Moving forward into 2019, if

Five top tips for staff retention
4 February 2019

Five top tips for staff retention »

“The world of work is changing rapidly, and it is blatantly obvious that job seekers recognise that companies that treat their staff well are the most attractive to work for. As a consequence, they will invariably win the war for

Recruitment agency advantages
13 December 2018

The advantages of using an agency when recruiting »

Recruiting for your company can be a time-consuming and costly process at the best of times, using up your business’s valuable resources without any guarantee of success. It can be a tough task to recruit new top talent, especially if

27 July 2018

An employer checklist: what to look for in a candidate »

Searching for the right candidate to fit your business can be a difficult task, especially when you’re not completely sure what to look for beyond the qualifications that they have. There are a number of characteristics that a perfect candidate

26 June 2017

How to retain your best employees »

Most estate agencies we speak with tell us it feels like staff recruitment and retention take up a disproportionate amount of their time. In today’s ever-changing world, it’s become much more common, and socially acceptable, for workers to