Director Claire Leigh talks about promoting working mothers, concerns about coming back to work after maternity and ways in which companies can support them. In 2016, Citizens Advice reported a 58 per cent increase in the number of women needing advice on maternity discrimination issues. Click the link to read more -
http://www.wearethecity.com/promoting-working-mothers/.

What a lovely morning we had helping the children from Giggles & Wiggles Day nursery plant Bee and Butterfly friendly plants in the wildlife garden at Brampton Museum. We ‘dug deep’ to help get new foliage in place, in readiness to bloom in time for the official opening on 24th July at 10.30am.

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This week, Britain will decide whether we should stay in, or leave the European Union. In the final run-up to the vote, national polls have forecast a different outcome almost every week, making it difficult to predict what will happen on June 23. A recent survey conducted by Staffordshire and Cheshire-based recruitment agency Brampton Recruitment suggests almost 40 per cent of business owners across the two counties think existing jobs will be at risk if Britain was to leave the EU.

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As part of our dedication to recruitment in the local community, we have recently visited Werrington Primary School to provide the students with advice on different job roles in business. Senior Recruitment Consultant, Vikki Cave visited the school in June to discuss the personality traits most compatible with management, sales, customer service, engineering and accountancy roles.

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How will leaving the EU affect the financial job market?

With only a few weeks to go until the EU referendum, there is still a great deal of uncertainty on how Brexit could affect our job market. Here, Charlotte Walker, Branch Manager of Staffordshire, Cheshire and Greater Manchester recruitment specialist Brampton Recruitment, explains how the financial job market could be affected by examining a recent report by PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC).

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Recruiting in periods of high growth Managing change isn't an easy process for an SME, even if is created by a positive stimulus, like growth. Recruiting during this time is both necessary and tricky. Do you promote existing staff and hire younger people to replace them, or look for senior new recruits for manager positions?

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