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Our vetting process for working in schools

Our vetting process for working in schools

The vetting process is a necessary part of recruitment. Generally, it involves getting to know a candidate's background and qualifications. It's also good way to ensure we match you to your perfect job role! To fully comply with safeguarding in schools we need a...

How to find the best cleaning companies to work for

How to find the best cleaning companies to work for

Whether you’re looking for a short term, temporary or permanent job, feeling appreciated and supported, when you finally start your new role is just as important as your pay and working conditions.   Here are some of our top tips on how to find the best cleaning...

Is it time to change your cleaning contractor?

Is it time to change your cleaning contractor?

With a significant amount of our day spent at school, maintaining a clean and safe environment is crucial for the well being of both staff and pupils. Many schools outsource to cleaning companies to ensure that their facilities are consistently clean, with standards...

Why your CV is so important

Why your CV is so important

Agencies receive a huge number of CVs per day, therefore only CVs that really stand out will be considered for an interview. Once you understand the process of a recruiter you will then understand the importance of a good, informative CV. Recruiters cannot offer...

Support staff unions demand 12.7% pay rise

Support staff unions demand 12.7% pay rise

Unions representing school support staff are asking for an above-inflation pay rise from April. A flat increase to bring the minimum rate of pay to £15 per hour within two years, is also under consideration. In a pay claim for 2023-24, Unison, GMB and Unite - which...

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