Author: Wayne Brophy FCILT

Snow need to worry: No snow disruption at Orange Towers!

With the Beast from the East hitting across the UK this morning, causing traffic mayhem & untold lost hours of business working time, here at Cast UK we are feeling a little smug.


Having launched our virtual video interviewing facility BroadCAST as part of our premium Edge service bundle, we now have the luxury of being able to proceed no matter what with interviewing simply using our “Anytime Anywhere” facility to connect clients & candidates as normal.

2017 on reflection

Amidst the never-ending to-do list as we race towards the year end its important to take time to reflect & review in preparation for 2018.

Get ahead for 2018: How to speed up your recruitment process.

Ensure you don't miss out on the best talent!

5 ways to get the edge when hiring top talent

As professional recruiters, one of the challenges the companies we work with mention time and time again, is how tough it is to compete for talent in current job market.

ROI: Are Interim Managers good value for money?

We often encounter clients that tell us day rates for interim managers amount to daylight robbery, but is that really the case? There are many benefits to using an interim manager, they are often less expensive than you think & the ROI they bring is invaluable.

Comparing PAYE & Interim Managers

The biggest mistake clients make is to simply take the day rate & x it by the number of working days in the year, for example 260 x £500 is made to look like an annual salary of £130k!

In fact, this is far from the truth. In simple terms day rates should be calculated like this:

Five reasons why outsourcing is a great idea

I have worked as a professional recruiter now for 14 years so I have witnessed many changes in the industry. Technology and the growth of social recruitment has clearly led the way but one thing that has remained constant is people, and the skill needed to find and engage with candidates.

The outlook for recruitment in Quarter 3

We found that the market throughout Q2 remained steady showing promising signs for recruitment in quarter 3.

GDPR is coming – are you ready?

There’s one year to go before the new GDPR rules come into force.

Have you got what it takes to work at Cast UK?

Rule #1 is to never be #2!

Hiring lessons to be learnt from the Oscars slip-up…

I’m sure you’ve seen the headlines about last night’s Oscars faux pas, where the wrong film was mistakenly named for the Best Picture award.