Chris Wright

I am driven by providing a truly consultative service to my clients and have done throughout the 20 years in the recruitment industry.
Industry update
18/4/2024

Insights from Our Recent Round Table Discussion

On Thursday 7th March, we had the pleasure of hosting our first, in person, Logistics Round Table at Europa Worldwide Group in Corby.

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Industry Update
16/4/2024

Unlocking The Year: What Else Lies Ahead for Recruitment Trends in 2024

As we roll into April with Q1 wrapped up, it's time to seize the day and prepare for the rest of the year.

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millennials in the workplace
Employers
12/4/2024

Tips for Retaining Millennials in the Workplace

Here’s how to get the most out of your millennial employees, maximise their job satisfaction and increase your staff retention rates.

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Industry Update
10/4/2024

National Living Wage Increase: April 2024

The UK government has announced a significant increase in the National Living Wage and other wage rates, set to take effect on April 1st, 2024.

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December 2023 UK Report on Jobs
Recruitment
8/4/2024

Insights from the KPMG & REC December 2023 UK Report on Jobs

The latest KPMG and REC UK Report on Jobs, compiled by S&P Global, reveals that recruitment intentions remained subdued as 2023 concluded.

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Workforce Compliance
Employers
26/3/2024

Cracking the Workforce Compliance Code

At ACS Staffing Solutions, we understand the significance of compliance and its impact on your business. Whether it is for managed service provider or professional services, this blog post will shed light on why it is crucial to crack the workforce compliance code and put the spotlight on the legitimacy of your agency workers

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Employers
22/3/2024

April 2024 Wage Increase & Flexible Working

As April 1st, 2024, approaches, so does an important update for employers: the National Living and Minimum Wage is set to increase.

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Why employers should rethink benefits as the cost of living rises
Employers
21/3/2024

Why employers should rethink benefits as the cost of living rises

It’s a difficult balance for employers. Rising costs across the board means that margins are tight. Here's how employers can rethink company benefits.

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How to manage people at a distance hybrid working
Hybrid Working
21/3/2024

Hybrid working: how to manage people at a distance

As companies are adopting hybrid work models it is important to have systems to manage and support employees who are working remotely.

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flexible working
Employers
21/3/2024

The Benefits of Flexible Working for Employers

It doesn’t seem so long ago that working from home, for all or part of the week, was for the privileged few – often viewed with scepticism, as an excuse for an ‘easy’ day at home rather than making the effort to get into the office.

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disability inclusion
Employers
21/3/2024

The Benefits of Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

While great progress has been made in improving disability inclusion in the workplace, there’s so much more that could be done, particularly in light of today’s rapidly evolving business landscape.

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Should you embrace flexible working in your workplace?
Employers
21/3/2024

Should you embrace flexible working in your workplace?

Flexible working seems to be the biggest buzz word in the working world recently. Many businesses are quite reluctant to adopt the new, modern way of working, however many others are really embracing it.

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Managed Service Provider solutions
Recruitment
21/3/2024

Revolutionise Your Logistics Business with an MSP

In the fast-paced world of logistics, where every second counts and precision is paramount, managing your workforce efficiently can mean the difference between success and stagnation. Enter Managed Service Provider solutions – a game-changing approach to transforming how logistics companies operate.

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Outsourcing your recruitment to drive candidates in
Recruitment
21/3/2024

Outsourcing your recruitment to drive candidates in

The majority of problems recruiters and business owners face is finding the right candidates needed for their business, filling positions quickly, managing applicants and contacting successful candidates. It can all take a lot of time, money and effort.

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Industry Update
21/3/2024

Legal Storm Brewing for Umbrella Companies After Significant Ruling

A recent legal case involving a known player in the umbrella company market, was recently concluded with a verdict against them in an Upper Tier Tribunal case against HMRC on 24th January 2024.

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How to prepare your logistics for the holiday season
Peak Season
21/3/2024

How to prepare your logistics for the holiday season

The logistics sector is at peak activity during the Christmas Holidays. Here's how you can prepare your logistics for one of the busiest times of the year.

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how to improve your logistics recruitment strategy
Employers
21/3/2024

How to improve your logistics recruitment strategy

Attracting and retaining new talent and reliable workers is increasingly difficult in a challenging logistics and transport recruitment market. A skills shortage means that you have to work that little bit harder to find the logistics candidates you need.

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Fluctuations in the market – we’re always ready to respond
Employers
21/3/2024

Fluctuations in the market – we’re always ready to respond  

While economic uncertainty and rising costs are having an effect on recruitment to permanent roles, a new report from KPMG and REC shows that temporary billings in March accelerated to a four-month high.

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Encouraging diversity and inclusion by breaking down language barriers
Employers
21/3/2024

Encouraging diversity and inclusion by breaking down language barriers

Workplace diversity can be looked at in terms of several factors – gender, disability, religion and ethnicity. Here's how employers can encourage diversity and inclusion at work.

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interview questions for interpersonal questions
Employers
19/3/2024

Examples of Interpersonal Skills Interview Questions

Interpersonal skills, or soft skills, cannot be overlooked – they’re a key indicator of how someone will fit in with your team, how they will interact with other people, be instrumental in solving problems’ and how they will communicate with managers and/or those they manage in the way you need them to.

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6 tips to reduce employee commuting stress and cost
Commuting Cost
14/3/2024

6 tips to reduce employee commuting stress and cost

Interested to learn how you can reduce commuting stress and costs for employees? Companies can help limit the negative effects of the daily commute for their employees by putting in certain things in place.

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Why diversity and inclusion in the workplace are important?
Employers
14/3/2024

Why diversity and inclusion in the workplace are important?

Businesses are beginning to realise how important it is to encourage diversity in the workplace. In this guide, we look at what workplace diversity and inclusion is and why it’s important for employers to encourage and adopt this concept.

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Recruitment
14/3/2024

Tips for choosing the right recruitment firm

Struggling to choose a recruitment firm to help with your business’ recruitment strategy? Here are some tips to help you decide.

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attracting gen z talent
Employers
14/3/2024

Tips for attracting and retaining Gen Z talent

Gen Z encompasses those people born between 1996 and 2010. These are people who have grown up entirely in the digital age, and during years when the emphasis on climate change, diversity and inclusion, and physical and mental wellbeing has shifted significantly.

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How to prepare your logistics for Black Friday
Black Friday
14/3/2024

How to prepare your logistics for Black Friday

Is your business ready for Black Friday? Here’s how to prepare your logistics and recruit the best talent for the upcoming peak season.

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workplace success
Employee
14/3/2024

Five habits that will make you more successful at work

Being happy and successful in the workplace is dependent on a lot of things. While there will always be things you can’t change, there are things you can do to improve your approach, to make you happier, and achieve more at work.

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Finding the right people – and keeping them
Attracting and Retaining Talent
14/3/2024

Finding the right people – and keeping them

It is vital to think about whether your company is where people advance their careers. Candidates need to feel like they have opportunities to learn new skills. Additionally, candidates need to feel like they are a part of a great team. Here's how to find and keep the right candidates.

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 Ethical recruitment - why does it matter?
Recruitment
14/3/2024

Ethical recruitment - why does it matter?

When dealing with people within business, it’s important that you are open, transparent, professional and honest. When dealing with companies in the recruitment world, these qualities are especially important and can have a big impact on the lives of both individuals and companies.

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Black Friday: Work preparation and survival tips
Black Friday
14/3/2024

Black Friday: Work preparation and survival tips

Black Friday is just around the corner. Here’s how employers and employees can prepare for one of the craziest times of the year.

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Advantages of RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing)
Recruitment
14/3/2024

Advantages of RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing)

RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) is the process in which an employer gives an external provider, such as a recruitment agency, the responsibility for their recruitment processes. RPO is becoming a lot more popular, particularly with larger businesses, because there are a wide range of benefits; we've listed the top advantages below.

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5 ways to improve employee engagement and retention
Employee
14/3/2024

5 ways to improve employee engagement and retention

Has your business noticed a high staff turnover recently? If you’ve got a fair few employees up and leaving, it’s time to look at ways to improve employee retention. The first place to start is engagement.

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how to make your CV stand out for a job interview
Candidates
30/1/2024

How To Make Your CV Stand Out

There are certain rules about how to create a good CV – keep it relatively short and easy to read, include all your qualifications and experience, and introduce yourself to your prospective employers. But is that enough to stand out from the crowd? What can you do to make sure your application gets the attention it deserves in a job market where employers are inundated with countless applications for each vacancy?

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looking for a career change
Candidates
30/1/2024

Tips for Changing Your Career in 2024

If you are considering a career change in 2024, it’s essential to consider all aspects of your decision, in terms of lifestyle, finances and other factors, including timing. January is often seen as the perfect time to start a new job, as the new year represents a new start. Here are the important questions to ask yourself if you’re considering changing careers in 2024.

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workers over 50
Employers
22/12/2023

Why You Should Hire Workers Over 50

Due to a youth-focused popular culture, the increasing likelihood of early retirements, and many other factors, employers may be put off hiring people aged 50 or over. This means that the value of older workers can often be overlooked in the workplace.

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video interview
Candidates
19/12/2023

Tips for a Successful Video Interview

We live in a digital age and an increasing number of job interviews are now carried out via video. Part of that is to do with remote working, and the geographical aspects of working life being less important than it used to be.

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RPO Recruitment
Recruitment
29/11/2023

Unlocking Efficiency: MSP Recruitment vs. RPO Recruitment for Logistics Companies

In the dynamic world of logistics, where precision and speed are paramount, finding the right talent is a challenge that can make or break a company's success. Enter Managed Service Provider (MSP) and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions, two powerful tools that can transform how logistics companies manage their workforce.

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volume recruitment
Recruitment
22/11/2023

Mastering Volume Recruitment: Why MSP Recruitment Is Your Ultimate Solution

Recruiting top talent is challenging, but when it comes to volume recruitment, the stakes are higher, and the complexities more demanding. Whether you're scaling your business, dealing with high turnover, or navigating a competitive job market, mastering volume recruiting is essential for your organisation's success.

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MSP Recruitment
Recruitment
15/11/2023

Unleash Efficiency: Why MSP Recruitment is a Must-Have for Logistics Companies

In the bustling world of logistics, where time is money and precision is paramount, managing your workforce efficiently can be a daunting challenge. This is where Managed Service Providers (MSPs) step in, offering a transformative solution that can elevate your logistics business to new heights.

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How to reduce interview no shows
Recruitment
14/11/2023

How to reduce interview no shows

In this extremely candidate-driven market, the best candidates are busy people. If they are currently employed, their time for interviewing is limited. They may have multiple companies vying for their attention, and as recruiters and potential employers, we are just one of many.

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Recruitment
14/11/2023

TRACK nn Limited

We’re proud to partner with TRACK nn Limited, a social enterprise formed in Northamptonshire during 2018.

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How do I recruit someone who doesn’t speak English?
Employers
14/11/2023

How do I recruit someone who doesn’t speak English?

It’s not uncommon, particularly in the logistics sector, to find that otherwise suitable and available workers present a potential issue in that they have a limited understanding of English, or perhaps no English at all.

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toxic workplace
Candidates
14/11/2023

Signs you are in a toxic workplace

Everyone has gripes at times about work but watch out for signs that you might be in a toxic workplace. This is more serious than simply frustrations about rotas or a line manager you feel you can’t trust. It’s things that may run deep through a company and make life difficult for everyone.

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graduate first job
Graduates
14/11/2023

Tips for graduates: how to land your first job

You’ve just graduated – so what next? It could be that your degree course set you clearly on the path to a career but often, graduates find themselves with what seems like a vast range of options and the difficult thing is knowing where to start, and where the best employment and career development prospects lie.

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Staffing report
Industry Update
14/11/2023

KPMG and REC UK Report on Jobs shows the Decline in Permanent Staff Appointments is Easing

Total vacancies have fallen for the first time since February 2021 according to a recent jobs report by KPMG and the REC, which recorded 989,000 open roles, down by 64,000 since the three months to May, and dropping below the one million mark for the first time in more than two years.

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Logistics: Are you prepped for peak 22?
Peak Season
17/10/2023

Logistics: Are you prepped for peak 22?

Tips on how warehouses and logistic companies can prepare for peak season 2022 and make the most of the peak season.

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4 tips for attracting and retaining talent in the logistics sector
Attracting and Retaining Talent
13/9/2023

4 tips for attracting & retaining logistics talent

With companies in the hunt for transport and logistics talent, here are our tips on finding & keeping logistics workers.

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