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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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NUFC and SAFC legends teeing off for charity golf day…

The Zenith People and Advanced Manufacturing Forum Charity Golf Day is little over one week away! The event will be taking place next Friday 10th June at the Mercure George Washington Championship Course, with money being raised for the Newcastle United Foundation, SAFC’s Foundation of Light and St. Clare’s Hospice in Jarrow. Two North East

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A day in the life of Keith Oliver…

This month we find out how one of the company’s newest additions goes about a normal working day in the office, as well as getting to know him a little better away from the working environment. Keith Oliver joined Zenith People’s sister company, Rising Star, just before Christmas in the role of Recruitment Consultant. His

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Apprenticeship Levy: what is it?

In April 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers. The apprenticeship levy requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3

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Busy summer ahead for Rising Star…

Zenith People’s sister brand, Rising Star, has got a busy summer planned driving recruitment campaigns for four of the region’s leading employers. Rising Star, who’s office and training suites are based in South Shields, will be recruiting a number of apprentices and trainees for McDonalds, Keepmoat, NHS and Port of Tyne. Rising Star is a

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Apprentices reach their Zenith…

Zenith People has recently completed a recruitment campaign for a leading utilities company, resulting in the employment of a number of new apprentices. Utilitywise, a fast-growing energy company that helps businesses manage their utilities and reduce their consumption and cost, were looking for apprentices to work predominantly within their customer service department at their site

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And the winner is…

A multi – national manufacturing company based in County Durham has recently been named winners of a competition we ran at an exposure event. Wilsonart is the UK’s largest manufacturer of laminate worktops, producing on average 66 miles of them every single week at their UK manufacturing facility based in Shildon. A member of the

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