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Hoople's on Sunshine!

Hoople Recruitment's railway hoarding 2016We hope you've heard our adverts airing on Sunshine Radio this month. The adverts are part of a campaign to raise awareness of Hoople's recruitment services; you may also have spotted our featured adverts in the Hereford Times and on the railway hoardings by Hereford Station.

Hoople offers expert recruitment services to a wide range of customers. 

We can work with you to fill permanent and temporary positions in many roles, including administration, sales, PAs and secretarial, finance, IT and project management.

For further information, please visit our website - or give us a call!  

Deal of the month!

We are offering a 10% discount on the agency fee
for any temporary or permanent bookings taken in March. 

For further information contact  
Becky Dunsford
Recruitment Consultant
Tel: 01432 383781 or 
email her. 

Featured candidate


Experienced  Office Administrator

  • Two years' experience in administration/sales/reception
  • Bright, well-spoken and highly presentable
  • Seeking an opportunity for further development
  • Available on one week's notice for temporary or permanent opportunities
Interested? Call Becky Dunsford on 01432 383781 or email her.

Rising to the top - meeting local skills demand

Dawn Haymonds, Hoople Training and Education If you've ever thought about taking on an apprentice, but are unsure where to start, you can attend a FREE business breakfast and networking event, taking place in Rotherwas, Hereford on Friday 18 March.

The event is being held as part of National Apprenticeship Week (14-18 March). Dawn Haymonds, from Hoople's Training team, will be speaking at the event, alongside other training providers, employers and their apprentices.

If you're interested in attending, or for more information, please book via the Eventbrite portal.

New National Living Wage

From 1 April 2016 a new National Minimum Wage (National Living Wage rate) will come into effect. 

The rate will rise from  £6.70 per hour to £7.20 per hour for all workers aged 25 or over who are not in the first year of an apprenticeship. The National Minimum Wage for workers aged 24 and under will remain the same. Further information on the National Living Wage can be found here.

If you're confused about the difference between the National Living Wage and the Living Wage - as research shows four in ten employers are - you might be interested to read this article.
Increased Income Tax Personal Allowance

On 6 April 2016 the Income Tax Personal Allowance will increase from £10,600 to £11,000 per annum. This means workers are entitled to earn £11,000 per annum before paying income tax.

Further guidance can be found by visiting the website.
Employment law changes: April 2016 have developed a useful list of eight employment law changes coming into effect in April 2016:

  1. The National Living Wage is introduced (see above)
  2. Penalties for non-payment of the national minimum wage are increased
  3. A new state pension scheme is introduced, ending contracting out
  4. Employee NICs are abolished for apprentices under 25
  5. Public sector employees can be required to repay exit payments
  6. Financial penalties can be imposed for non-payment of tribunal awards
  7. A salary requirement is introduced for Tier 2 workers
  8. Statutory family-related pay and sick pay rates are frozen.
For further information, visit the Personneltoday website.

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