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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.  

14th January 2019

Recruitment Solutions’ sport sponsorships a top priority in 2019

With 2019 now in full swing, we are proud to announce a couple of sporting partnerships for the coming year. We are also pleased to have agreed to continue as the main club sponsor of Rochdale Cricket Club for the 2019 season, as well as continuing our support of rugby…

4th December 2018

Blue Christmas brings the mince pies & mulled wine as Recruitment Solutions support the Sedulo Christmas Toy Appeal

On Thursday 29th November, we welcomed guests to our Blue Christmas festive drinks evening in the heart of Manchester. The venue was Sedulo’s Regency Club on Deansgate in Manchester, as the venue was transformed with a combination of decorations, festive films and favourite Christmas foods. As part of the evening,…

16th November 2018

Icon Sports UK scoop Business of the Year at the Rochdale Business Awards

On Friday 9th November, the crowds gathered at Rochdale Town Hall to toast the winners and achievers at the 2018 Rochdale Business Awards. The Recruitment Solutions contingent were out in full-force, as Icon Sports UK Ltd scooped our sponsored category of Business of the Year with a turnover up to…

5th November 2018

Recruitment Solutions return to sponsor Rochdale Business Awards

On Friday 9th November, the spotlight once again returns to Rochdale Town Hall as the prestigious Rochdale Business Awards take centre stage for the 8th time. Since the inaugural showpiece back in 2011, the Rochdale Business Awards has cemented its place over the years as the premier prize-giver to celebrate…

15th October 2018

Ironman of Recruitment completes Barcelona Ironman challenge

On Sunday 7th October, our Recruitment Resourcer Andrew Schofield competed in the 10th edition of Barcelona Ironman. The event, dubbed the hardest one-day endurance challenge in the world, pits competitors against a 2.4-mile swim, a 112mile bike ride finished off with a full 26.2 mile marathon. Here’s how Andrew’s day…