• Mental health and well-being week 2018

     Mental health awareness week this week. Are we coping? Are we as employers handling stress? What does this look like for the Construction industry? From researching many articles and surveys over the last year we have found that many employees do not think that their employers recognise the early signs of mental health issues.

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  • One Way awarded 5 stars in annual rail audit

     A specialist rail and construction recruitment company, One Way, has met the rigorous demands of the rail industry by being awarded five stars in its annual RISQS rail audit. The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) is the pre-qualification service used by buyers of all products and services throughout the UK rail industry. The prestigious five star rating is awarded to suppliers who deliver the highest standards throughout the audit process without raising any issues over two consecutive reviews. The rating highlights One Way’s commitment to meeting the high health, safety, operational and competence standards required for working in the rail industry.

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  • Immigration and construction

    Just as companies will often move to locations where they can employ skilled or unskilled labour at the lowest cost, skilled and unskilled workers will head for those territories where they can earn the most money for their hard work. This movement is made easier by the expansion of integrated labour markets such as the European Union.

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  • What does Brexit look like for 2018 ?

     Brexit was a main topic across media in 2017 focussing around what it will look like, how it will affect businesses and skill shortages. After months of deadlock, there’s finally some good news on Brexit. The EU council have voted to move negotiations on to start talking about trade, however there are plenty of challenges still lie ahead. Reading a report recently it found that 69 percent of respondents are very or somewhat concerned about the rate of economic growth, and large proportions worry about interest rates (60%), inflation (60%), and restructure labour policies (59%). But Brexit tops the list once again, with 70% respondents saying they are very worried or somewhat concerned about its impact this year.  

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  • One Way -Recap of 2017

     One Way – Recap of 2017 2017 has been a busy year for One Way! As a leading recruitment consultancy with operations across the UK, at this time of year we like to take time to reflect on all our team members across Liverpool, Uxbridge and Southampton, as without them we would not be in the forefront of the recruiting world. They have all given 110% throughout 2017 and continue to work smart right into the run down towards Christmas.  

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