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News And Events

The Heyland Recruitment team are always busy and we have a lot of interaction with our Clients, Candidates as well as the community. We also keep a close eye on relevant business & news articles that may be of interest. Please use this page to keep up to date with the latest Heyland Recruitment & general business news.

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7 reasons to use a recruitment agency

7 reasons to use a recruitment agency

Date: 15 July 2019

Author: Andy Heyland

There are countless benefits for a business to use an agency to take care of the recruitment of new staff on their behalf.

Our guide to utilising your social media profiles when job hunting

Our guide to utilising your social media profiles when job hunting

Date: 08 July 2019

Author: Georgina Coathupe

For the recruitment industry in particular, social media has opened up many new avenues for recruiters to seek out their ideal candidates.

How to prepare when interviewing for your dream role

How to prepare when interviewing for your dream role

Date: 10 June 2019

Author: Georgina Coathupe

Being invited to interview is only half the battle, impressing in your interview and moving onto the next stage of the recruitment process requires in-depth preparation.

The Heyland Recruitment team is growing

The Heyland Recruitment team is growing

Date: 05 June 2019

Author: Andy Heyland

We’re thrilled to welcome two new recruits to the team.

Stu's 4 Year Anniversary!

Stu's 4 Year Anniversary!

Date: 22 May 2019

Author: Georgina Coathupe

We're celebrating another anniversary!

Ellie's 1 Year Anniversary!

Ellie's 1 Year Anniversary!

Date: 14 May 2019

Author: Georgina Coathupe

Ellie celebrates her 1 year anniversary at Heyland Recruitment!

Jack's 5 Year Anniversary!

Jack's 5 Year Anniversary!

Date: 07 May 2019

Author: Georgina Coathupe

Jack celebrates his 5 year anniversary at Heyland Recruitment

Sarah is off to the races

Sarah is off to the races

Date: 15 April 2019

Author: Andy Heyland

Last week we said farewell to Sarah Matthews - all the team gave her a good send off at Fazenda in Chester.

UK Employment at Highest since 1971

UK Employment at Highest since 1971

Date: 21 March 2019

 

The number of employed people in the UK has risen again, to a new record number of 32.7 million people between November and January..

England Vs Scotland 2019

England Vs Scotland 2019

Date: 19 March 2019

Author: Andy Heyland

A great day out at Twickenham watching England vs Scotland fight it out for the Calcutta Cup.

Aaron & Partners Employment Law Roadshow 2019

Aaron & Partners Employment Law Roadshow 2019

Date: 18 March 2019

Author: Sarah Matthews

Andy Heyland and Sarah Matthews attended Aaron and Partner's Employment Law Roadshow on the 14th March 2019.

EY Boosted By North West Success

EY Boosted By North West Success

Date: 12 March 2019

 

EY's North West transaction advisory services and transactions law teams have been boosted by a "fantastic year" after advising on £3.5bn worth of deals and recruiting more than 15 staff.

Fantasy Premier League - January Manager of the Month

Fantasy Premier League - January Manager of the Month

Date: 07 February 2019

Author: Sarah Matthews

We are pleased to announce John Allen from Virgin Care as the Heyland FPL Manager of the month for January

Boom time for Manchester

Boom time for Manchester

Date: 13 December 2018

 

Manchester is forecast to remain one of the UK’s strongest performing cities for the next two years.

12-months in

12-months in

Date: 06 December 2018

Author: Sarah Matthews

Heyland Recruitment celebrated Greg Whitfield’s 12 month anniversary!

2-Year Milestone!

2-Year Milestone!

Date: 06 December 2018

Author: Sarah Matthews

Heyland Recruitment celebrated a second anniversary this month – on the 5th December, Sammie Brereton hit her 2-year milestone!

Another Promotion at Heyland

Another Promotion at Heyland

Date: 23 November 2018

Author: Sarah Matthews

Heyland Recruitment would like to offer a massive congratulations to Dan Jones on being promoted to Business Manager.

WCNW Chamber of Commerce Ball 2018

WCNW Chamber of Commerce Ball 2018

Date: 21 November 2018

Author: Sarah Matthews

On Friday 16th November, the Heyland Recruitment team were in attendance at the 2018 West Cheshire and North Wales Chamber of Commerce Ball at the Chester Racecourse.

Arley Hall 10k

Arley Hall 10k

Date: 20 November 2018

Author: Sarah Matthews

Jo Marsden, Business Director, hits new PB with a time of 38.21 for the Arley Hall 10k!

You shall go to the Ball!

You shall go to the Ball!

Date: 15 November 2018

Author: Sarah Matthews

On Friday 16th November, the Heyland Recruitment team will once again be attending the WCNW Chamber Ball!

Grant Thornton unveils 2018 Faces of a Vibrant Economy

Grant Thornton unveils 2018 Faces of a Vibrant Economy

Date: 14 November 2018

 

Campaign highlights leaders who inspire by example and show how better business can be done.

Fantasy Premier League - Manager of the Month

Fantasy Premier League - Manager of the Month

Date: 12 November 2018

Author: Dan Jones

We are pleased to announce Jonathan Critchley from NRG Fleet Services as the Heyland FPL Manager of the month for October!

Is it the end of the 9 to 5 working day?

Is it the end of the 9 to 5 working day?

Date: 21 August 2018

 

Traditional workplace hours of 9am to 5pm are now only the norm for a minority of workers, research suggests.

UK unemployment at lowest since 1975

UK unemployment at lowest since 1975

Date: 20 August 2018

 

UK unemployment fell by 65,000 to 1.36 million in three months to June - the lowest for more than 40 years, official figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.

RBS comes bottom of bank league tables

RBS comes bottom of bank league tables

Date: 16 August 2018

 

Fewer than half of Royal Bank of Scotland's customers would recommend its customer service to friends and family, according to rankings published for the first time.

Fantasy Premier League

Fantasy Premier League

Date: 09 August 2018

Author: Dan Jones

With the start of the new Premier League season upon us Heyland Recruitment will be running our Fantasy Premier League again this year.

North West economic optimism edges ahead

North West economic optimism edges ahead

Date: 02 August 2018

Author: Andy Heyland

Companies in the North West report higher economic optimism at 40%, six points higher than the previous month, while their confidence in their own prospects stood unchanged at 35%, a report published 31/07/2018 shows.

Golf at The Belfry

Golf at The Belfry

Date: 30 July 2018

Author: Andy Heyland

Another successful day on the golf course for Heyland Finance - 4&2 win at The Belfry

Warrington Team welcome another new member of staff

Warrington Team welcome another new member of staff

Date: 09 July 2018

Author: Andy Heyland

Heyland Recruitment Ltd is pleased to introduce the newest member of our team - Helen Berry.

VSF Charity Golf Day!

VSF Charity Golf Day!

Date: 27 June 2018

Author: Andy Heyland

Our Director Andy Heyland enjoyed a very pleasant day at Hillside gc in support of Vital Signs Foundation.

Fantasy League Winner!

Fantasy League Winner!

Date: 15 June 2018

Author: Jack Wiseman

Pleased to announce Rob Courtney (WS Transportation) as the Heyland FPL Winner!

Geronimo Festival 2018!

Geronimo Festival 2018!

Date: 31 May 2018

Author: Andy Heyland

On the late May bank holiday, several members of the Heyland Recruitment team attended the Geronimo Festival in Northwich.

Chester's newest recruit - Ellie Evans

Chester's newest recruit - Ellie Evans

Date: 21 May 2018

Author: Sarah Matthews

As part of our sustained growth strategy Heyland Recruitment Ltd is pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Ellie Evans.

Record Year for Financial and Professional Services Firms

Record Year for Financial and Professional Services Firms

Date: 05 February 2018

 

Financial and related professional services firms in the North West enjoyed a record year in terms of overseas sales with exports up by more than a tenth to £6.6bn.

Fantasy League - Manager of the Month

Fantasy League - Manager of the Month

Date: 01 February 2018

Author: Dan Jones

Pleased to announce Chris Hughes (Belong) as the Heyland FPL Manager of the month for January!

January Conference

January Conference

Date: 30 January 2018

Author: Andy Heyland

Our recent recruitment conference in Geneva included some time on the slopes in nearby Morzine. The weather was amazing, the quality of skiing/snowboarding mixed, but the company & chair-lift banter was brilliant.

Christmas 2017!

Christmas 2017!

Date: 03 January 2018

Author: Andy Heyland

This year Heyland Recruitment celebrated Christmas with a lovely meal in the Faulkner, followed by several well-earned drinks!

November FPL Manager of the Month

November FPL Manager of the Month

Date: 15 December 2017

Author: Dan Jones

Pleased to announce Ian Bragg (Mondi Group) as the Heyland FPL Manager of the month for November.

Growth hit nine-month high in October

Growth hit nine-month high in October

Date: 13 November 2017

 

Business activity in the North West grew at the fastest rate for nine months during October as firms experienced a rise in new orders, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Regional PMI report.

Senior Business Manager

Senior Business Manager

Date: 13 November 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

Another promotion in the business... this time Jo has been promoted to Senior Business Manager!

CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017

CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017

Date: 10 November 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

On the 9th November, Katie and Sarah joined their HR peers at the UK’s biggest HR event; the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition.

Heyland Recruitment go to the Ball

Heyland Recruitment go to the Ball

Date: 16 October 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

On Friday 13th the Heyland Recruitment team were in attendance at the 2017 West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce awards at Chester racecourse.

September FPL Manager of the Month

September FPL Manager of the Month

Date: 13 October 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

Pleased to announce Matt Pearce (currently with Manchester Airport Group) as the Heyland FPL Manager of the month for September.

A day out at Haydock races

A day out at Haydock races

Date: 03 October 2017

Author: Dave Kissack

A great day was had by all at Haydock last Friday, the weather was kind to us & we all enjoyed our fair share of winners on the day.

Haydock Races

Haydock Races

Date: 28 September 2017

Author: Dave Kissack

The Heyland Recruitment Warrington office are taking some key Clients for a day out at Haydock races on the 29th September.

Unemployment hits 42-year low but business output ‘stagnant’

Unemployment hits 42-year low but business output ‘stagnant’

Date: 11 September 2017

 

A booming labour market has seen unemployment hit a new 42-year low but these record levels are struggling to boost UK output, a new report reveals.

August Manager of the Month

August Manager of the Month

Date: 04 September 2017

Author: Dan Jones

Heyland Recruitment run a Fantasy Football League with a prize for the Manager of the Month delivered to your door!

Investment into North West Companies Soars

Investment into North West Companies Soars

Date: 17 August 2017

 

Total investment into North West-based companies has nearly trebled in the first half of 2017 thanks largely to the impact of a £620m deal, according to Deloitte.

Heyland Fantasy Premier League

Heyland Fantasy Premier League

Date: 08 August 2017

Author: Dan Jones

Kick off Friday 11th August. Join our league for a chance to win monthly prizes and the coveted Manager of the Season

West Cheshire Women's Network Event

West Cheshire Women's Network Event

Date: 05 July 2017

Author: Sarah Matthews

Two of our staff members attended the second Women's Networking event on the 29th June which was hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, Ellis & Co, Natwest bank and Cheshire West & Chester Council.

Alder Hey - Charity Golf Day

Alder Hey - Charity Golf Day

Date: 09 June 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

A few of our consultants recently took part in Aaron & Partners charity golf day at Portal Golf Club in aid of Alder Hey hospital.

Christleton 5K

Christleton 5K

Date: 22 May 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

On Friday 19th May 2017, two of Heyland Recruitment's team members took part in the Christleton 5k; the fastest 5k course in the North West.

Boodles May Festival

Boodles May Festival

Date: 15 May 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

Heyland Recruitment attended City Day at the Chester Races Boodles May Festival on Friday. Great fun was had by both the staff members and the clients.

7 Year Anniversary

7 Year Anniversary

Date: 25 April 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

7 Years on and still going strong! Today marks the 7th year of trading for Heyland Recruitment Ltd

UK: Talent Shortage Expected due to Brexit Fallout

UK: Talent Shortage Expected due to Brexit Fallout

Date: 29 March 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

With Article 50 looming, 51% of employers anticipate a shortage of candidates to fill permanent jobs, according to a new report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

Ellis Whittam's Breakfast Briefing

Ellis Whittam's Breakfast Briefing

Date: 22 March 2017

Author: Sarah Matthews

Ellis Whittam held an Employment Law & Health & Safety Breakfast Briefing on the 21st March in order to keep employers up to date with the newest legislations.

Australasia

Australasia

Date: 16 March 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

Heyland Recruitment are heading to Australasia in Manchester at the end of March to celebrate our financial year end & another fantastic 12 months for the Business.

West Cheshire Womens Network

West Cheshire Womens Network

Date: 16 March 2017

Author: Katie Fox

The West Cheshire Womens Network held their first networking group of 2017 on Thursday 16th March. Two of our consultants, Katie and Flora, attended.

Champions Charity quiz - Heyland Recruitment lift the trophy

Champions Charity quiz - Heyland Recruitment lift the trophy

Date: 07 March 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

Champion Accountants hosted a charity quiz last night attended by a number of local businesses in support of Claire House.

Heyland Human Resources is launched

Heyland Human Resources is launched

Date: 07 March 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

We are pleased to announce that Katie Fox has joined the team to spearhead the set-up of Heyland Human Resources division.

Village Bakery Half Marathon

Village Bakery Half Marathon

Date: 21 February 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

Our very own Jo Marsden leading from the front at this weekend's Village Bakery half-marathon.

Fantasy Football Manager of the Month

Fantasy Football Manager of the Month

Date: 02 February 2017

Author: Dan Jones

Heyland Recruitment run a Fantasy Football League with a prize for the Manager of the Month delivered to your door!

Chester Half-Marathon

Chester Half-Marathon

Date: 09 January 2017

Author: Andy Heyland

Four of our Consultants - Jo, Dan, Stu and Dave - will be participating in the Chester Half-Marathon on the 21st May 2017 in order to raise money for The Hospice of the Good Shepherd.

Economic Growth 'Picks up the Pace' - CBI

Economic Growth 'Picks up the Pace' - CBI

Date: 22 December 2016

 

Private sector growth moved up a pace in the three months to December, according to a new report from the CBI.

Go-Karting Fun

Go-Karting Fun

Date: 20 December 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

Last Friday afternoon the Heyland Recruitment team went go-karting at The Circuit in Deeside.

Administrator to Manager

Administrator to Manager

Date: 20 December 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

Sarah gains promotion to Office Manager in record time. Which was a great excuse to go out and celebrate with a few drinks!!

Heyland Recruitment hit the town!

Heyland Recruitment hit the town!

Date: 20 December 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

2016 Christmas night out for the Heyland Recruitment team. Last Friday we all headed into town for a few drinks & a bite to eat at The Botanist in Chester.

Liverpool Vs Sunderland

Liverpool Vs Sunderland

Date: 29 November 2016

Author: Dave Kissack

Our Consultants and Clients from Warrington had a fantastic time at the Liverpool Vs Sunderland match last weekend. They were even treated to a Liverpool win!

Heyland Recruitment head to Liverpool

Heyland Recruitment head to Liverpool

Date: 24 November 2016

Author: Dave Kissack

On the 26th November, the Consultants from our new Warrington office will be taking some Clients to the Liverpool Vs Sunderland match.

Weekend at Twickenham

Weekend at Twickenham

Date: 21 November 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

Last Saturday, 12th November, some Consultants took a few Clients to watch the England Vs South Africa Rugby match at Twickenham stadium.

UK jobs market now 'thriving'

UK jobs market now 'thriving'

Date: 15 November 2016

 

Jobs market dip is now on the rise again as roles climb at fastest pace in eight months.

North West Business Activity on the Rise

North West Business Activity on the Rise

Date: 14 November 2016

 

Business activity in the North West has increased at the quickest rate since August 2014 at the start of the fourth quarter, as the region continued to "bounce back" from the EU referendum vote.

Sarah's Graduation

Sarah's Graduation

Date: 08 November 2016

Author: Sarah Matthews

Sarah, our Office Administrator, graduated from the University of Chester on Tuesday 1st November 2016.

Heyland Recruitment at Twickenham this weekend

Heyland Recruitment at Twickenham this weekend

Date: 08 November 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

A few of the team are off to Twickenham this weekend to watch England take on South Africa in the 1st Autumn international.

Jo's Farndon 10k

Jo's Farndon 10k

Date: 27 October 2016

Author: Sarah Matthews

Jo has started to make her post baby running come back this month and has competed in a couple of local races.

Heyland Recruitment celebrates record month!

Heyland Recruitment celebrates record month!

Date: 25 October 2016

Author: Sarah Matthews

Having achieved a new office record in September, the Heyland Recruitment team had another well deserved night out in Chester last Saturday.

Robust Trading at GBG

Robust Trading at GBG

Date: 20 October 2016

 

Chester-headquartered identity intelligence specialist GBG has said trading has remained "robust" over the past six months

Congratulations to WEX Europe Services

Congratulations to WEX Europe Services

Date: 03 October 2016

Author: Sarah Matthews

Congratulations to WEX Europe Services on winning the North West Finance Award for best Finance Team at last night’s awards dinner

The Good Life Experience

The Good Life Experience

Date: 22 September 2016

Author: Sarah Matthews

Heyland Recruitment team, along with their families and friends went to The Good Life Experience on the Hawarden Estate last weekend.

No 'Brexit effect' in latest jobs data

No 'Brexit effect' in latest jobs data

Date: 16 September 2016

 

Economists have said the slight fall in UK unemployment to 1.63 million between May and July shows there is yet to be a "Brexit effect" on the jobs market.

Second year of double-digit growth at PWC

Second year of double-digit growth at PWC

Date: 12 September 2016

 

PwC has hailed its second consecutive year of double-digit growth with record revenues following a year of investment.

Another fab day at the races

Another fab day at the races

Date: 12 September 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

Another really enjoyable day out with some of our Clients at the Chester races Autumn festival

Wages for British workers will rise in the event of a Brexit.

Wages for British workers will rise in the event of a Brexit.

Date: 08 September 2016

 

Wages will rise if Britain votes to leave the European Union 

Dave Kissack joins Heyland Recruitment

Dave Kissack joins Heyland Recruitment

Date: 08 September 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

We are pleased to announce that Dave Kissack joins the expanding Heyland Recruitment team to put a marker down for us in the Warrington area.

Sale Sharks recommend Heyland Recruitment

Sale Sharks recommend Heyland Recruitment

Date: 07 September 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

Pleasing feedback from the CEO at Sale Sharks 

Autumn Festival – Friday 9th September

Autumn Festival – Friday 9th September

Date: 07 September 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

Heyland Recruitment team will be at the races en masse

Charity Golf Day

Charity Golf Day

Date: 28 July 2016

Author: Jack Wiseman

72 holes from sunrise to sunset ......

Sale Sharks pre-season training day

Sale Sharks pre-season training day

Date: 28 July 2016

Author: Andy Heyland

Spent the day with 'Sharkie - few beers, a BBQ and some sunshine.

New Website Launched

New Website Launched

Date: 19 July 2016

Author: Sarah Matthews

We are now the biggest Accountancy & Finance Recruitment Specialist based in the Chester area.