Latest from Venn Group - September 2019

  • Logistics Case Study: Perfectly Matched Expertise

    Posted on Monday, September 30, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Following a successful meeting with a large national Warehousing and Transport services company, Venn Group’s Logistics & Supply Chain division were appointed to source a Transport Planner for the organisation. We succeeded not once but twice, as the high calibre of candidates motivated the client to appoint two. The client had earned a reputation for providing effective solutions to all kinds of ...

  • Committed to Comradery

    Posted on Friday, September 27, 2019 by Elly HannaNo comments

    For the International Week of Happiness at Work, so far we’ve looked at our commitment to our employees’ health and careers. Ultimately though, one of the main things that decides whether you enjoy your work or not is the people you are surrounded by. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) found that healthy work relationships promote well-being and increase work efficiency. ...

  • Our Charity Day Fundraising Total!

    Posted on Friday, September 27, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    On Thursday 19 th September, Venn Group held its annual charity day, which this year was in support of Shelter. As always, employees across our offices got stuck into the day’s activities. These included fantastic fancy dress efforts, thrilling competitions and a special mention has to go to Tom Rees in our London office for going to the extent of shaving his much loved beard – all in the name of ...

  • Committed to Career Progression

    Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    Since Venn Group’s beginnings in 2001, we have grown from a small consultancy of five people to a national, multi-office organisation of over 300 consultants. We are proud to have achieved this growth organically, with a focus on promoting from within as opposed to hiring for senior roles externally. We believe the qualities that make an exceptional recruitment consultant are not experience ...

  • Committed to Physical & Mental Wellbeing

    Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    The concept of ‘wellbeing’ and its importance has gained significant momentum in recent years, with people being ever more mindful of maintaining both their physical and mental health. According to Gettysburg College, the average person spends 90,000 hours at work in their lifetime, equating to around a third of their life. Subsequently, the time you spend here will have big impact on your ...

  • Getting ready for the new tax treatment of contract support

    Posted on Monday, September 23, 2019 by Roger MilesNo comments

    In order to encourage flexible working in the contractor market, for a while the UK Government offered favourable tax treatment to contractors who used Personal Service Companies (PSCs). More recently though, the Government’s tax collectors (HMRC) noticed that some contractor workers had started to use PSCs aggressively to side-step employee payroll taxes; losing HM Treasury as much as £1bn a ...

  • Charity Day 2019 has arrived!

    Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    Today, Venn Group is holding its annual charity day, which this year is in support of Shelter. 135 families become homeless every day in Britain – that’s one family every 11 minutes. Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through advice, support and legal services. Our fantastic charity committee have organised a variety of events which will take ...

  • The Final Countdown

    Posted on Thursday, September 12, 2019 by Sophie PowellNo comments

    This year has gone incredibly quickly, and it is now only four weeks until I head out to Portugal to compete in the 2019 KSI European Karate Championships, which is really exciting but also very scary! Since my last update I have been in constant training, all while maintaining my billing as an Executive Consultant; which hasn’t been an easy feat. Early morning runs, gym sessions, technical ...

  • Welcome back Sarah and Andrew

    Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    In 2018, when Sarah Pugh and Andrew Wilkinson from our Birmingham office proposed the idea of taking a three month sabbatical this summer, we were thrilled to agree in acknowledgement of their continued commitment to the company. Having recently returned from their break, during which they travelled across Europe, we asked them about the experience: Why did you take a sabbatical? “A lot of people ...

  • Our Recycling Revolution

    Posted on Monday, September 9, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    Following our initiative to become a single-use plastic water bottle free zone, we are continuing to improve our environmental credentials with the arrival of a brand new recycling programme in all our offices this week. While we have always provided means of recycling in our offices, upon further review it became apparent that these were not being utilised properly. We have therefore removed all ...