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Does Quality Matter?

Newman Stewart is currently working towards BS EN ISO 9001:2015, having achieved accreditation against the equivalent standard previously. If achieved, it shows our clients that we are committed to a superior level of service. Whilst working through the due diligence involved in defining and...

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The best UK networking events for Testing Inspection & Certification

Whether you just want to network with colleagues or you are an assessment & certification service provider seeking Auditors then attending exhibitions and conferences specifically relating to Testing Inspection & Certification is a good place to start. Most industries have exhibitions and...

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Does Your Recruitment Strategy Encourage Diversity?

The British Army recently rolled out a recruitment campaign that is quite controversial in some circles. Their theme was diversity, and the advertisements encouraged people of all genders, faiths, ethnicities and sexualities to consider joining the army. Critics have called this move too...

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Better Connected: Transport links to boost jobs in the North

Transport for the North recently published their draft Strategic Transport Plan, after consultation with a number of civic and business leaders, outlining the need for improved transport connections across the north of England by 2050. The plan aims to drive growth to the region, improve access...

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Can AI Replace Human Interaction When Acquiring Talent?

Artificial intelligence or AI is changing the jobs market. It is still early but the impact is clear, albeit in some industries more than others – right now. “Artificial intelligence is already displacing workers, creating new jobs, increasing productivity for some workers and having no impact...

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Spotlight on UK Manufacturing

The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) recently reported a strong finish for the manufacturing sector in 2017, a key contributor to the UK economy’s overall growth in the last quarter of 0.6%. The ISM Manufacturing Report On Business® is so highly respected because it is based on hard data,...

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The cost of doing nothing: 6 reasons to use an Interim Manager

Interim management is the temporary supply of an individual with management expertise into an organisation. These individuals will typically be experienced business leaders who are able to manage an organisation through a period of change or transformation, provide stability to a business...

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12 Interesting Milestones Achieved in 2017

In the last week of December, we achieved a key financial milestone at Newman Stewart. In celebration we thought it would be a nice idea to recognise other notable events that happened in 2017. January January 20 – Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United...

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Jobs Outlook December 2017

Each month the Recruitment and Employment Confederation releases its monthly JobsOutlook survey which includes research on the latest hiring intentions of UK employers. JobsOutlook features in-depth analysis and insight about the UK’s labour market, including detailed responses from employers...

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REC Findings: Recruitment companies key to future business growth

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation recently published its annual report into recruitment industry trends. As well as being vital for recruitment companies to see how they measure up against the rest of the industry and the current and predicted shape of the UK’s recruitment industry,...

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