Employees at de Poel, the number one procurer of temporary agency labour, celebrate today after raising £77,840 for its nominated charity, Mencap, the leading voice of learning disability, supporting people with disabilities, their families and carers.
This amazing total was achieved following a year of fundraising activities, which has seen staff and their families work tirelessly to raise money. Fundraising initiatives over the last year includes:
de Poel, the UK’s number one procurer of temporary agency labour, has appointed Charles Gray as its Sales and Marketing Director. Working from the Cheshire based headquarters and reporting directly to Joe Tully, Managing Director of de Poel, Charles’ direct remit is to grow the de Poel businesses in the UK.
Knutsford-based company, de Poel, and CEO Matthew Sanders, are delighted to have been recognized at two separate regional awards. de Poel has been shortlisted for Business of the Year awards, hosted by Manchester Evening News, and Matthew has also been listed in Insider Media’s ’42 under 42’.
An inspiring team of skydivers, cyclists, bakers, runners and swimmers at Knutsford-based de Poel, the UK’s biggest consultancy specialising in the strategic procurement of temporary labour for the private sector, are celebrating raising £70,000 for Mencap, the leading voice for learning disability, supporting people with disabilities, their family and carers.
The number one procurer of temporary agency labour in the UK, de Poel, is celebrating after being listed in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 for a third consecutive year. After being listed in 91st place in 2011, de Poel has made an impressive leap up the table to 65th place this year.
Matthew Sanders, CEO and co-founder of de Poel said "I am delighted that de Poel has not only been listed in again in the Top Track 250, but also that we have been able to improve on our position from last year along with many other well known companies."
Output from the construction industry fell by just 4% in the 2nd quarter of this year, a 1.2% improvement on the predicted 5.2% fall according to the Office of National Statistics. This fall is being blamed on the poor housing market and the 8.6% fall in infrastructure projects between the 1st and 2nd quarter. Despite the sector declining at a level which hasn’t been seen since the 2008-2009 recession, there are hopes that the 2nd quarter GDP figure could be revised to 0.5%.
Disposable income has fallen to a nine year low according to statistics released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in their economic position of households report. In the first three months of the year, in comparison to any quarter during 2003, individuals have had less disposable income to spend; this is in addition to a drop of 1% on the previous quarter. For more on this story, please click here.
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The number one procurer of temporary agency labour in the UK, de Poel, has received coverage in Supply Management commenting on the Agency Workers Regulations, and more specifically the bright side of Swedish derogation. Read the blog to find out what James Hulsken, in-house consel at de Poel, had to say on the matter.
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On Tuesday night de Poel attended the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 awards in Manchester. We’re pleased to announce that CEO Matthew Sanders received the award for People Excellence, highlighting the great work done by Matthew and the de Poel directors to make the company a fantastic and rewarding place of work.
This week, the UK’s number one procurer of temporary agency labour welcome’s two new starters to their Support Services Team, Ashley Bearpark and Charlotte Smith. Dedicated to continually improving and strengthening the support provided to both clients and agencies, de Poel have increased the size of their Support Services Department to offer enhanced assistance on e-tips®, including training on new functions.
There has been quite a few changes in the Employment Law implemented in April 2012 which have affected the procedures of unfair dismissal and actions at Employment Tribunals. Additionally to this, there has been changes regarding health and safety at the workplace which came into force from 6th April 2012. Since then, the qualifying period for unfair dismissal has increased from one to two years, resulting in new hires having to wait longer to receive statuary protection against unfair dismissal.
According to the Bank of Scotland Report on jobs, permanent and temporary job placements had a notable increase in May, indicating that the Scottish Labour Market is "showing resilience". The sector to see the strongest increase was IT and computing followed by clerical and secretarial work, in both temporary and permanent positions. To read more on this report, please click here.
Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that the number of people working past retirement age is now an incredible 1.4 million. In 1993, this number was 753,000 meaning that the number of people working past the state pension age has nearly doubled in the past twenty years. For more on this story, please click here.
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