REC / KPMG Report on Jobs (Mar 2010)

So its official, a 0.3% increase in GDP signals the end of the recession – hurrah! However, we are not hanging out the bunting quite yet, as we are just as cynical (and fatigued) by government “adjusted” figures as you. Accordingly, despite many of our clients also validating a more positive start to 2010, we […]

ERTMS – What lies ahead?


The recent fatal train crash in Belgium has re-focused attention on the merits of deploying ERTMS, the single European Rail Traffic Management System which would create a safer and seamless European railway system. In practice however we have learnt that there are huge challenges to be resolved, primarily relating to funding, the complexity of new […]

Are You Due A Tax Rebate?

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With tax returns at the forefront of most contractor’s minds currently, we thought it prudent to bring to your attention the recent advice from Institute of Chartered Accountants, that all taxpayers should be vigilant in checking their tax codes and the amount demanded by HMRC.

Tube Upgrades At Risk As Tube Lines Are Denied £327m claim

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Tube Lines claim for an additional £327 million of public funds, for changes imposed by London Underground which they alleged infringed their PPP contract, has now been rejected “in its entirety”. The adjudicating QC found that London Underground bore no responsibility for Tube Lines increased costs and also ordered them to pay LU’s costs.

Tech-Res Advises Employers How To Capitalise On The Current, Unique Market Conditions

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Having been based on the Surrey Research Park for 15 yrs now, Technology Resourcing is often asked to advise and present to other tenants on a range of employment and recruitment matters. Our illustrious leader was recently interviewed by ‘The Surrey Research Park News‘ on how technology companies can best use the current economic conditions to […]

Tech-Res cautions job-hunters using social / business networking sites

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Social and business networking sites are becoming increasingly popular for job hunters who are keen to broaden their contacts to keep abreast of potential employment opportunities. However, it is critical that you approach this with your eyes open and with caution.

Recessional Recruiting Report


We thought you might be interested in seeing the key findings from JobSite’s recently published “Recessional Recruiting” report which summarises the opinions of over 4,000 employees and 500 HR managers. 41% of HR Managers are concerned about being able to retain their employees during the recession

“Cautious Optimism” or “Green Shoots”?

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The news from within the recruitment industry, based on this months ‘Report on Jobs‘ (produced jointly by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation and KPMG), talks about the first rise in permanent appointments for 17 months coupled with an increase in temporary/contractor billing since July 2008 which is all very positive news.

Crossrail Secures £1bn Loan


We are delighted to hear today that TfL has secured £1bn funding for the CrossRail project, from the European Investment bank, one of the largest loans ever secured for a transport project. The new 72 mile railway will cost approx £16bn in total, of which £7.7bn will be funded by TfL. It is due for […]

Tech-Res Ranked #2 In League Table of UK Engineering Recruitment Consultancies

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Technology Resourcing is currently ranked the 2nd best Engineering Recruitment Consultancy in the UK, according to a nationwide league table managed by Tech-Res also ranks an impressive #10 in the league of all UK recruitment companies, out of a total of 449 listed.