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  • The next challenge for Cancer Research

    Posted on Sunday, June 24, 2018 by Elly HannaNo comments

    Yuon Skelton is taking on the next challenge for Cancer Research, cycling the Ride London- Surrey on Sunday 29 July 2018.  Below Yuon tells us the why and the how.   The cause – I took this challenge on for Cancer Research UK as it’s a disease which has directly affected my family and hopefully the money I raise will improve the chances of people beating cancer in the future. The current ...

  • Just how lazy are you?

    Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2018 by Elly HannaNo comments

    I’ll let you into one of my biggest bug bears. Alongside people that never answer their mobile phone when you call them, people who leave the empty packet on the table after taking the last biscuit/doughnut/scotch egg, and people that don’t give a little nod/wave when you’ve stopped behind a parked car to let them drive past, what really grinds my gears are people who don’t indicate whilst ...

  • Kilimanjaro conquered

    Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by Elly HannaNo comments

    Huge congratulations to Avtar Singh who successfully climbed Kilimanjaro for Cancer Research.  He not only ascended 5,895 metres in 6 days he also raised a massive £4,680.50. Great job we are all very proud of your achievement.

  • A Common Wealth for Birmingham?

    Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Let’s start with the positives. At the back end of last year we finally received the news that Birmingham had been named host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the most expensive sports event to be held in Britain since the London Olympics. But will this help the city? An estimated £180 million needs to be raised by a council already heavily in debt although the government have agreed to foot ...

  • Happy Father’s Day

    Posted on Sunday, June 17, 2018 by Elly HannaNo comments

    Today we honour fathers, brothers, uncles and those important male role models in our lives. We asked people at Venn Group what advice has resonated with them from the men in their lives.   “Don’t be disappointed from the start”, he meant this in the context of trusting people and always having an open mind. Rula Tripolitaki - Senior Manager, Local Government Interim Executive, ...

  • Eid Mubarak!

    Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Elly HannaNo comments

    Eid Mubarak to everyone who is celebrating the end of Ramadan! Here are some insights from some at Venn Group who practiced Ramadan this year:   ‘I see Ramadan as a spiritual connection when I can take some time away from busy life. Even though Muslims who practice Ramadan at workplaces do it with full enthusiasm and strength, the combination of lack of water and food, long hours, and ...

  • We will be attending Health+Care

    Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    We will attending the Health+Care show along with 10,000 other senior health and social care professionals at the ExCel London on the 27th – 28th June. As leading specialists in interim recruitment, we’re excited to take this opportunity to showcase our extensive services and why we particularly enjoy working in this market. We have supplied this sector for over a decade and understand the need ...

  • Double silver for Sophie

    Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018 by Elly HannaNo comments

    Our resident karate consultant competed in SKF HQ Open Championships in Oldbury and came away with two silver medals. She won her first silver in the Ladies Impact and the next in the Ladies Open-weight Kumite. Sophie narrowly missed out on the bronze medal in the Adult Kata after losing to the current Youth European Kata Champion and her fellow England Squad Member.    With the world ...

  • Getting the job done

    Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    DIY or get the Professionals in? Owning your own home comes with a lot of responsibility, more so than when you’re renting, or even better, living with parents.  If you need something doing it’s on your shoulders and you enter the conundrum of tackling it yourself or getting a professional in to complete the work. In some situations; rewiring or plumbing for example the decision is pretty ...

  • GDPR - protecting your privacy and data

    Posted on Friday, May 25, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    25th May, GDPR day.  For over a decade we have invested in our relationships to ensure consistent positive outcomes and experiences for each other, our clients and our candidates.  Our reputation for representing the best candidates in the market and providing exceptional service is something we are very proud of and we never take it for granted.  With GDPR rules now beginning, we wanted to ...