Starter salaries rising due to candidate shortages...
Rising demand for people to fill vacancies has resulted in the sharpest inflation in salaries in over 20 years. However, ongoing uncertainty over job security concerns due to Covid 19 have caused a severe drop in candidates in July.
Minimum wage to increase from April 2021
These rates are for the National Living Wage (for those aged 23 and over) and the National Minimum Wage (for those of at least school leaving age) from 1 April 2021.
23 and over
21 to 22
18 to 20
COVID-19 NOVEMBER 2020 UPDATE
After the recent government announcement we wanted to let you know that HQ Personnel will be operating as usual throughout the lockdown period.
Our team will either be in the office adhering to the government guidelines or working
New Team Member
HQ Personnel would like to wish a warm welcome to the newest member of our team Olivia Smith. Olivia has joined us as a full-time Recruitment Consultant operating in the Harrogate and Wetherby areas. Olivia has a wealth of sales experience and spent
Temp of the Month - November
All of the team at HQ Personnel would like to say congratulations to our wonderful temp of the month Ronald Kitchen. Ron has been working on a temporary to permanent basis at one of our clients and has thoroughly enjoyed his work. Ronald has been ext
Another happy candidate...
Another lovely message left on our Google Reviews from one of our candidates who is currently in a new permanent job that she loves. Would you like to find a role that you love? Call the HQ Personnel team on 01423 520220 today!
It's always lovely to receive feedback from candidates in their new roles. Have a look at our Google Reviews for more.
The HQ team had a great night at The Ivy in Harrogate on Thursday. We were there to celebrate hitting our tough July target but also to say farewell to Emily who has been on placement with us since May. Emily has been our resourcer for th
Rewards at Rudding...
The HQ team had a fantastic time celebrating hitting our quarter 2 target at Rudding Park. After a slow start in April the team managed to overachieve on their Q2 target which was a great achievement. We are proud of our results and have loved
Temp of the Month
The team at HQ would like to congratulate Caroline Simpson on winning temp of the month! We have had fantastic feedback about Caroline's work at our client in Harrogate and she has been a great addition to our team of temporary workers. Thank you
January - Temp of the Month
A massive shout out to Matt Hattam who won our January temp of the month award. Matt has been working for us since September 2018 and has proved himself to be hardworking, reliable and honest . Matt chose to have his vouchers for Nan
Happy birthday HQ!!
It's our 22nd birthday on Friday - the HQ brand was started on the 1st February 1997! It's a scary thought....especially as our MD Sarah still feels (and acts ) like she's still in her late twenties!! We have seen some changes
National minimum wage increase
It has been announced that the new increased rates of National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW). The increases will affect 2.4 million workers.
From April 2019, minimum pay rates will increase as below.
NLW (workers aged
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