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Recruitment fell last year

Financial services recruitment has fallen, with 22% of employers saying candidates lack the right qualifications, according to CII Group.

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Steady as she goes to ride the storm

In the prevailing market environment, lenders are becoming choosy about the firms they work with, which means brokers must be even more sturdy and reliable than before, says Sally Laker

Money Partners joins Exclusive Connections’ lender panel

Exclusive Connections has appointed Money Partners to its lender panel. The arrangement means that Money Partners’ range of specialist mortgage products is now available to Exclusive Connections’ network of members. Exclusive Connections’ members will now have access to Money Partners’ products, which include a reduction in reversionary rates and an increased level of adverse on […]

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White paper — recording sickness absence

The latest figures from the Department for Work and Pensions illustrate that sickness absence is still a major cost to businesses, with an annual bill for sick pay and associated costs to employers of £9bn. This paper from Jelf Employee Benefits looks at the importance of recording sickness absence for any employee health strategy and how this can be carried out in an efficient manner to reduce absence, improve employee engagement and drive up profits.

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