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30th May 2019

Rochdale gears up ahead of annual business awards with launch

On Thursday 6th June, the business community of Rochdale gathers once more for the launch of the Rochdale Business Awards 2019. The annual prize-giving evening, in its ninth year, returns to Rochdale Town Hall this year on Friday 8th November. Recruitment Solutions’ Recruitment Manager, Louise O’Brien, and Recruitment Resourcer, Andrew…

12th April 2019

Karen Reynolds tackles the 26 mile Peak District challenge for MacMillan

On the 13th July, Managing Director at Recruitment Solutions, Karen Reynolds, trades her Saturday for a gruelling 26-mile hike through the Peak District to raise money for charity. The charity receiving the money from Karen’s efforts are MacMillan Cancer Support and every penny raised will go towards helping everyone with…

20th March 2019

Bidding a fond farewell to Cara…

Friday 22nd March marks a slightly sad day in the Recruitment Solutions office, as our Payroll / Administrator Cara Reader officially leaves us to become a full-time mum.   Cara left us to go on maternity leave back in April 2018 and, following the healthy birth of baby Albie, has…

20th March 2019

What the minimum wage increase to in April ’19 and who does it affect?

From the 1st April 2019, the national minimum wage is increasing for almost all workers. The 2018/19 increase will mean an additional 5% increase in wages and is thought to affect almost 2.4 million workers. Below are the increases and new rates, as well as which members of the workforce…

15th March 2019

Happy Red Nose Day from Recruitment Solutions

Happy Red Nose Day everyone! In support of Comic Relief’s fundraiser we’ve been showing our support by donning our colours whilst enjoying lunch on the boss. If you’d like to support the work Comic Relief do, please visit and donate here.