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How to keep cool in the office…

We spend all year winging about the weather and when it finally does come good, yes, we winge some more!  Tuesday 19th July is officially the hottest day of the year so far. But what do you do if you happen to be stuck at work and you don’t have air conditioning in the office?

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A day in the life of Jo Perks…

Our July focus for our ‘A day in the life of…’ article is on Training and Quality Administrator, Jo Perks. Jo, who is based at our Rising Star office in South Shields,  works on establishing, co-ordinating and administering all training related systems, processes and data requirements and implementing robust internal auditing systems in order to ensure

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MENE returns…

Manufacturing and Engineering North East returned to the region last week at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena. Manufacturing and Engineering North East, a show absolutely unique to the region, that offers visitors the chance to see, hear and discuss the latest engineering and manufacturing developments. The North East is the UK’s ‘industrial powerhouse. The region is home to

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Zenith supports it’s future leaders…

Zenith People has recently launched a programme to help and support future leaders of the business. The programme named ‘Zenith Future Leaders Programme’ will support those members of the team who are identified as potential future leaders within the business to develop the skills and knowledge they will need to fulfil their potential and in

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Stronger Together

Zenith People is working towards becoming a Business Partner of the Stronger Together initiative. We reported to you in February that we had become a member of the initiative, which aims to reduce modern slavery, particularly hidden forced labour, labour trafficking and other third party exploitation of workers, and now we are working to establish

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Golf Day success…

The recent Zenith People and Advanced Manufacturing Forum Charity Golf Day proved a huge success and raised hundreds of pounds for three local charities. The charity golf day, which was hosted at George Washington Hotel and Golf Course on June 10th, saw a number of high profile north east businesses come together to raise money

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Apprenticeship Levy Part II – Smaller Employers…

Last month we featured some frequently asked questions regarding the Apprenticeship Levy, which will be coming into place in April 2017. The apprenticeship levy requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to make an investment in apprenticeships. Example 1: an employer who would pay the levy

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A day in the life of Rebecca Hutchinson…

This months ‘A day in the life of…’ features someone from our Commercial recruitment team. Rebecca Hutchinson is our Commercial Recruitment Manager and has been with the business since June 2015. She works with an array of high profile companies across the region supplying them with a robust and transparent recruitment service in all support

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Health kick at Zenith…

Zenith People has recently committed to become a member of the South Tyneside Workplace Health Alliance. The Alliance is a diverse group of employers from across the private, public and voluntary sectors who have committed to promote and improve health and well-being within their workplace. The majority of this support is accessed via the South

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‘Tyne’ for the Port to recruit again…

Zenith People’s sister company, Rising Star, is recruiting apprentices for the Port of Tyne for the fourth year in a row! Rising Star started helping the Port of Tyne with their recruitment of apprentices back in 2013 and the relationship has flourished ever since. The Port of Tyne 2016 cohort of apprentices includes roles in Security,

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