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November 2016
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Tis the season to book your seasonal staff and holiday cover with Hoople!

Many businesses face additional pressure at this festive time of year. Staff holidays, winter coughs and colds and increased volume of work may all bring pressure on your business. 

If you're in this situation, don't forget to contact Hoople Recruitment. We can supply top quality and cost effective temporary staff who can 'hit the ground running' when you're under pressure.  

For further information, please email
Bonnie Evans or Kerry Arnold or telephone 01432 383003 for help and advice. Alternatively, please complete and submit our on-line form.

Help Hoople to help the homeless

On Wednesday 7 December between 10.30 am and 1.30 pm at its Blueschool Street offices in Hereford, the Hoople Recruitment team will be working with Kemble Housing's Supported Housing for Young People Project (SHYPP) to help the county's homeless.

We are asking for donations of a number of items that will provide help for the homeless and make the coming winter months more bearable:
  • Sleeping bags and bedding (must be new for health and safety reasons)
  • Tents
  • Blankets
  • Torches
  • Rucksacks
  • Clothing and shoes (no underwear please)
  • Coats, hats, scarves and gloves
  • Toiletries: shower gel, shampoo, toothbrushes/toothpaste, deodorant, hairbrushes or combs, razors and shaving foam, sanitary towels/tampons, flannels or sponges and baby/face wipes
  • Tinned food (preferably ringpull) and soft drinks (canned or bottled)
  • Pocket diaries
Please help by bringing your items to the Hoople Recruitment offices on this date and time.

Thank you!

LEP funding available for workforce training programmes

We are pleased to announce that Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) funding is now available to support and develop workforce skills for employers with less than 250 staff. The sectors targeted for skills development are health and social care, food handling and information technology.

To access the funding you will be required to update or complete an Organisation Training Needs Analysis (OTNA) document which is used to check eligibility.

If you would like to know more then please contact Hoople Training and Education on 01432 383500 or email.
'Business Blends' IT training programmes
The Microsoft Office© course from Hoople Training and Education
Built by you, for you

  • Need help to get the best from your Microsoft software at a time and place that suits your business?
  • Don't have the time to attend a full day's training?
  • Need help on a specific topic or with multiple applications?
  • Want to receive training from professional and patient IT trainers?
Only £130 for two hours'  training for up to eight delegates.

To discuss your precise requirements, email our Training team
or phone 01432 383500.

In the news!

How will the apprenticeship levy affect employers? A useful article from Personnel Today. See also Hoople's handy downloadable guide to the apprenticeship levy and how it will affect your business. 

Deliveroo riders seek to unionise and gain workers' rights  Interesting article from the BBC's website that follows the recent Uber decision.

The nine types of employees and how to motivate them.  A tongue in cheek guide from The Guardian.

Check out Hoople's website for latest news and please contribute your thoughts to our blog.  
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