Our latest Updates

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. 


GLAA supports new project to prevent exploitation in cleaning sector

Cleaning services is a booming industry. It also has some major problems with human rights violations. Like many industries, cleaning services struggle with labour abuse, and it's often difficult to identify violations. The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority want to provide labour abuse prevention techniques in the industry.


Health and Care Visa Scheme Expanded

The health and care visa is undergoing some temporary changes to make it quicker, easier and more affordable for social care employers to recruit qualified social care workers, care assistants and home care workers to fill gaps that are predicted to occur in the next twelve years months. In addition, the pandemic has highlighted numerous staff shortages across many industries, particularly with...

The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner raises concerns over labour exploitation

After concerns over labour exploitation for migrant workers in the agricultural sector, Dame Dara Thornton responded to the joint Home Office and Defra evaluation and review of the Seasonal Workers Pilot of 2019. The study was originally published on Christmas eve 2021 and identified several issues for migrant workers on the agricultural scheme. 


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