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Are you setting the right tone to attract female talent?

Six years ago the government made recommendations which included asking FTSE 100 boards to aim for a minimum of 25% female representation by 2015. Only 44% of the 399 companies researched in a recent study by the Directory of Social Change, had achieved this figure by March this year, proving...

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The perfect recipe for continued growth in 2018

Congratulations! Your business is growing fast. Great news, but now you need to find a way to attract and keep top talent to help you maintain that growth through 2018, and to hit your ambitious revenue targets. The state of the UK job market Skills shortages across sectors in the UK has...

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5 Steps to lead the way on GDPR and Information Security

I recently joined Newman Stewart as Head of Marketing, and was immediately impressed by the overriding values which the business lives by, values which were evident before I started and since arriving. Those values include integrity, transparency, always seeking to exceed clients and candidates...

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Providing a brighter future for 707 African pupils

At Newman Stewart we live by a strict set of values. Those values not only dictate how we do business with candidates and clients, but also how we conduct ourselves in the wider community. Through our ongoing support of the charity Mary’s Meals, we strive to enrich the lives of youngsters in...

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Exceptional candidates are in high demand

We are pleased to announce that in the first financial quarter of 2017 we have successfully concluded 26 assignments, across Board, Middle Management, Sales, Engineering and Quality Disciplines. 10 of the assignments successfully concluded have been with new clients. We are proud of the...

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Happy Christmas from Newman Stewart

As we approach the end of 2016 we take time to reflect on the fantastic year that we’ve just had and look to the future and what will be a really exciting 2017 for Newman Stewart.    We are delighted to communicate another year of double digit growth, our sixth consecutive year. I am really...

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5 Reasons to Give Your Employees Room to Wiggle

It is understandable that as a manager of a business you need to watch the bottom line and will want a good ROI for every investment thst you make, including new employees. However, it can also be counter productive to only recruit when staff are at full capacity. I have experienced it myself...

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How to Plan the Content for a Company Annual Strategy Day

The annual company strategy day can be loved and loathed by employees in equal measures. There will always be staff who embrace the opportunity to spend time with other colleagues, find out more about the wider business and review its current processes, whilst there will be others who just...

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Effective Listening for Interviewing (video)

Tips and tricks to allow you to choose the best candidate in the first instance during interviewing as you will be fully enabled to listen to what they have to say.

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4 Good Reasons Why CEOs Need a Presence on Twitter

A report in the Telegraph at the beginning of 2015 suggested only 7 of the FTSE 100 CEOs were active on Twitter. This may have improved over the following 18 months, but there isn’t any online analysis to suggest this, and my guess is that it won’t have improved as significantly as you’d...

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