Latest from Venn Group - December 2019

  • New Year, New Job

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

    As we approach the end of another year, many employees will be feeling reflective and as a result of this, be considering making a change. This could be anything from moving house, trying a new hobby, or possibly progressing to pastures new in their careers. If you fall into the latter category, you should seriously be thinking about preparing for your job search now. January is known for being ...

  • Hannah Fritz-Lewis Promotion

    Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Congratulations to Hannah Fritz-Lewis, who has been promoted to Manager of our Midlands Local Government team. To celebrate this fantastic achievement, we asked for comment from Hannah and her Associate Director. “I’m absolutely delighted to see Hannah promoted to Manager of our Midlands Local Government team. I have had the pleasure of working with Hannah for the last 6 years. During this time, ...

  • Payroll Christmas Schedule

    Posted on Monday, December 16, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    As we enter the Christmas period, there will be changes to our Payroll schedule for all candidates. In order to ensure that you are paid on time, we ask that you please review the above and make note of the deadlines. We regret that there will be no exceptions for timesheets not authorised within these timeframes, and any late authorisations will result in a delay in pay. If you submit your ...

  • Riley Garnett Promotion

    Posted on Friday, December 13, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Congratulations to Riley Garnett, who has been promoted to Manager of our South West Finance, HR & Communications team. To celebrate this fantastic achievement, we asked for comment from Riley and his Associate Director. “It gives me great pleasure that Riley has been promoted to the position of Manager within our South West office. Ever since I started working with him, his enthusiasm and ...

  • Estates & Facilities and Procurement Case Study: Agility of Response

    Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Following a meeting with the Head of HR & Recruitment at this leading provider of student accommodation, a trial period was agreed with a view to expanding their existing PSL to include us if successful. Priorities Supported Ability to work with their procedures was necessary due to the responsibilities of working with young people and stringent compliance processes Fast response times were ...

  • Reflecting on our One SEND Seminar

    Posted on Friday, December 6, 2019 by Rula TripolitakiNo comments

    Vision for SEND SEND services nationally are facing increased financial pressures and a growing cohort of pupils requiring Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans. Local Authorities are therefore having to rethink their delivery models to ensure that they can provide outstanding services to children and young people. The One SEND programme in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster ...

  • Empowering Employment - Supporting Students

    Posted on Friday, December 6, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    Our Empowering Employment initiative can be applied to any group of stakeholders who require, or would benefit from, guidance with regards to gaining employment. However, one specific demographic that fits this especially well is the student population. Most universities offer dedicated Careers Services to support the employment aspirations of their students. However, as an external partner with ...

  • Local Government Annual Service Review

    Posted on Thursday, December 5, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Our Local Government division at Venn Group has had an exciting year of progress across both our interim and consultancy solutions; we’ve grown, developed and improved together, with plenty of evidence and accolades to show for it. But, what really matters to us is adding value to the people we so proudly work with. As such we conduct service reviews on a regular basis to gain crucial feedback ...

  • Empowering Employment Case Study

    Posted on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by Venn GroupNo comments

    The London Borough of Waltham Forest was looking to build the employability skills of young people in the area through its Cultural Leadership Programme. As part of our Empowering Employment initiative, our Training Manager, Ben Browning held a workshop on personal branding in the job application process, to equip the young people with the skills and confidence to succeed in their career ...

  • Empowering Employment Workshops

    Posted on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    Over almost two decades, Venn Group consultants have placed tens of thousands of skilled professionals into exciting new opportunities. Through this experience, we have a vast collective understanding of what makes someone an appealing prospective employee. While our ability to impart this knowledge to our candidates is paramount to ensuring they have the best chance possible of securing a new ...