Latest from Venn Group - May 2019

  • Michael Burnip Promotion

    Posted on Friday, May 31, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Congratulations to Michael Burnip, who has been promoted to Manager of London Healthcare Commissioning & Operations. We asked Michael, his Associate Director, Adam Britton and Director, Robert Bowyer for comment on this milestone:   “Michael thoroughly deserves his promotion. He has been an integral part of the Healthcare team for many years, always delivering to exceptionally high standards. ...

  • What are your Strengths & Weaknesses?

    Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    This is one of the most common interview questions, as it holds relevance regardless of the role type and sector. Given it is something we should expect as part of any interview process, why does it fill almost everyone with a sense of dread? Interviewees worry that by admitting to weaknesses they risk portraying themselves as a liability, whereas if they promote their strengths then they may ...

  • GDPR: One Year On

    Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    It’s exactly a year this week since GDPR came into effect; a landmark in human rights legislation but also a big compliance challenge for companies of all sectors and sizes. The new Data Protection law aims to give each of us a clearer picture of how any of the organisations that we deal with use our personal data, and to give each of us more direct control over it. UK Information Commissioner ...

  • LCCI Property & Construction Breakfast Club

    Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2019 by Tim Goggin & Hannah HarwardNo comments

    Today we attended the second Quarterly LCCI Property & Construction Breakfast Club of 2019. The keynote speaker for this event was Claire Kober OBE, Managing Director of Housing at Pinnacle Group. Claire has varied experience gained from the Commercial and Local Government sectors, and during her speech she discussed the challenges and benefits of a partnership between the two when it came to ...

  • A Career at Venn Group

    Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    The recruitment industry continues to develop at exceptional pace, with the latest figures from the REC showing an increase in growth of 11% to £35.5 billion in the UK during 2018. Subsequently, there are an abundance of opportunities within the industry, at companies of all sizes and specialisms. If you are interested in a career as a recruitment consultant, it can be difficult to discern what ...

  • James Feeney Promotion

    Posted on Friday, May 17, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Congratulations to James Feeney, who has been promoted to Manager within our Midlands Finance business unit. To celebrate this fantastic achievement, we asked for comment from James, his former Manager, Luke Grant and Director, Avtar Singh:   “I am delighted to announce the promotion of James Feeney to Manager of Midlands Transactional Finance. James has been an integral part of the C&I ...

  • Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

    Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2019 by Lucy WorfNo comments

    To mark Mental Health Awareness Week at Venn Group we have been working with our management team to try and improve their understanding and approach to dealing with mental health in the workplace. Mental health is more pertinent than ever, with more than seven in ten people having experienced mental health problems during their lifetime according to Mind. It is therefore essential employers ...

  • Management Celebration Meal

    Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Yesterday, Philip Hanna and Deirdra Moynihan hosted our management celebration meal at Fenchurch Restaurant at the Sky Garden. Congratulations to everyone selected to attend; Daniel Judge, Jodie Roxborough, Laura Cleaver, Tom Pugh, Philippa Turner, Jagdish Bal, Joe Olenka and Robert Westbury. Also invited, but unable to attend was Liam Wilkinson. We hope you all had a fantastic afternoon!

  • We are attending the CIH South West Conference

    Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    From tomorrow, we will be attending the CIH South West 2019 Conference; the biggest Housing event in the South West region. Venn Group has extensive experience working within the property services and housing sectors, and we are looking forward to speaking to fellow event attendees about the current market. The following representatives will be at the conference, based at stall 12: Vic ...

  • Beating the Monday Blues

    Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    The antithesis to the ‘Friday feeling’, Monday blues have become somewhat of a phenomenon within the working world. The coining of the phrase can be something as insignificant as a social media hashtag, or an unshakeable feeling of dread. Either way, they are not something to ignore. Regardless of where on the spectrum you fall, here are a few ways to make sure Mondays don’t necessitate ...