World Mental Health Day 2019

Written on: 10 October 2019

Written by: Freya King

The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day is suicide prevention. Regrettably, suicide rates have been on the increase in recent years: in 2018, there were 6507 suicides in the UK alone.1

This is a crisis that we cannot ignore.

Nobody should have to feel the need to end their own life. It’s..

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How do I supervise friends at work?

Written on: 5 September 2019

Written by: Chloe Adamson

Becoming a manager for the first time means not only a shift in responsibilities but also a shift in team dynamics. Beginning to supervise members of staff that are also your friends can seem awkward at first, but these three top tips will help you approach the situation with maturity.

  1. Set..

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Why you should download what3words

Written on: 3 September 2019

Written by: Freya King

As you may have read in the news recently, what3words is a very useful app to have. After a group of friends got lost in Hamsterley Forest, it was their unique 3 word location that ensured they were quickly found by the search and rescue team. Emergency services have recommended downloading the app..

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5 free resources to help you troubleshoot computer issues

Written on: 27 August 2019

Written by: Bethany Lowdon

Have you ever ran into a problem with your PC and decided to try and solve the issue yourself? Skills in troubleshooting are in high demand, you can get ahead of the game through research and practice.  There are numerous free resources available on the web to improve your troubleshooting skills,..

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How to start a tech apprenticeship

Written on: 13 August 2019

Written by: Chloe Adamson

An apprenticeship can be a great way to kick start your climb up the career ladder and help you gain real world experience as well as a qualification. Tech is constantly evolving and is so fast paced, companies are constantly looking for new, exciting minds to join their teams. With a tech..

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Digital marketing jargon buster

Written on: 30 July 2019

Written by: Chloe Adamson

Are you interested in getting involved in the world of marketing but don’t want to be caught out by all the complicated jargon? Not to worry, we have the perfect blog to get you started with the most common marketing jargon that you may need to know!

Analytics - the analysis of data which is..

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7 Resources for aspiring digital marketers

Written on: 23 July 2019

Written by: Amanda McCombie

If you are looking to start your career in digital marketing, or maybe just have a keen interest and want to develop your skills there are lots of online resources you can use to take your skills to the next level.

Google Analytics Academy

If you’re looking to gain digital marketing skills, Google..

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Where do our apprentices go after finishing their programmes?

Written on: 16 July 2019

Written by: Bethany Lowdon

There are many different routes our apprentices take after finishing their programme. Many of them stay on with their employer, taking on a full-time position, or progressing onto a higher-level apprenticeship to further their skills.

Here are some examples of what our apprentices are up to after..

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What are my next steps after being offered an apprenticeship?

Written on: 9 July 2019

Written by: Amanda McCombie

First of all, congratulations on securing your apprenticeship! It has taken lots of hard work and preparation to get to this point and you should be very proud. But what happens now? You have been given the good news by your Recruitment Consultant and you have accepted the position, what happens..

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