Our latest Updates

Benefits for those arriving from Ukraine

Refugees arriving in the UK from Ukraine can immediately receive benefits and employment services. Emergency regulations have been put in place to allow people to access Universal Credit and job support the first day they arrive.


Benefits of Temporary Working

As new jobs continue to emerge, temporary work has been a staple in the recruiting department. Companies remain cautious about fast growth after the pandemic. Temporary working has even started to overtake permanent roles for desirability.


National Insurance Increase

National Insurance is the tax from earnings from our jobs. National Insurance contributions are paid into a pot, where many state benefits are funded. 


Ukraine Extension Scheme

As the war in Ukraine has left many families and individuals homeless and in need of aid, the UK has opened its borders to accommodate. Here is immigration information for Ukrainians living in the UK, British nationals, and their families.


HGV Driver Numbers Stabilising

By the end of 2021, there was a national shortage of HGV drivers in the UK compared to 2019. However, thanks to efforts in the recruitment industry and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency incentives, there has been an increased capacity for driving tests. 


National Minimum Wage Increases

Millions of people across the UK are set to experience a pay increase from April, as the national minimum wage will rise to an extra 82p on hourly pay. Ministers have claimed that this pay increase will mean a £1000 increase in income a year for the average worker.


Prestige visit HMP Humber Prison

In February, Prestige Recruitment visited the HMP Humber Prison to provide continued support for ex-offenders, helping them get back into work after release. 


Workplace Trends 2022

2022 opened the gates to many changes in the job market, following a turbulent and unpredictable two years across the world. We review the main topics of evolution and conversation in the job market.


Living With Covid

The government is removing the domestic restrictions in England for Covid, and this means that from February 24th, England will return to a pre covid state.


Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday

To celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, the Bank Holiday weekend will be moved to Thursday 2 June, and an additional day will be added on Friday 3 June for one long 4-day weekend. 


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