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News and Events

12% salary increase for Call Centre Advisors

Thursday 14th August, 2017

As the UK moves into the beginning of autumn, Blue Arrow’s latest sector trend report has revealed that Call Centre Advisors have experienced a 12% increase to their average salary compared with this time last year, lifting their salaries from £15,737 in August 2016 to £17,627 in August 2017.Despite this increase, Call Centre Advisors in East Anglia have suffered a 21.9% decrease in salary since July 2017.  

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Manufacturing and production salaries rise by 1.8%

Monday 21st August, 2017

The average salary for Warehouse Operatives has increased 2% from last year according to this month’s sector trend report from Blue Arrow. This equates to £330 more per annum – from £16,726 in July 2016 to £17,056 in July 2017. The manufacturing and production sector saw a modest increase of 1.8% to £26,509 per annum. The most significant boost was experienced by Production Operatives, as their average salary rose 3.6% from £16,649 in July 2016 to £17,244 in July 2017. 

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Cause for celebration for commis chefs

Thursday 13th July, 2017

The summer sun has warmed the economic outlook of recent months according to this month’s sector trend report from Blue Arrow. In the kitchen, for instance, Commis Chefs have seen their wages heat up by an incredible 16.8% from last year, from £16,554 per annum in 2016 to £17,773 in 2017. This has been the largest salary boost to have occurred within the industry for many months, signalling that the British summer has had a positive effect on the hospitality and catering sector.

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Salaries for warehouse workers rose by 3.3%

Friday 16th June, 2017

As the UK moves into summer, this month’s sector report from Blue Arrow reveals the manufacturing and production sector has seen some fairly positive moves; production operative wages have had a 2.4% rise from £16,766 to £17,164 and warehouse operatives are up by 3.3% from £15,517 to £17,062. However, despite these optimistic results, the industry average is down 1.9% – from £26,547 to £26,045. As salaries in the industry are fairly consistent regardless of location, this will undoubtedly have had an impact throughout the UK.

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Waiters and bartenders served a boost to their salaries this April

Thursday 11th May, 2017

Despite the fact that 2017 is proving to be a turbulent year both financially and politically for the UK, waiters and bartenders have enjoyed a significant rise to their salaries this month. With an 11.7% increase from £16,048 to £17,922, these roles are continuing to strengthen their position in the industry with each month that passes.

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Blue Arrow raises over £64,000 for Cancer Research UK

 Wednesday 26th April, 2017

On Tuesday 25th April representatives from Blue Arrow Group’s Employee Council were invited to visit Cancer Research UK’s Barts Centre in London following two years of fundraising. The team were delighted to reveal the company had smashed their original £60,000 target, presenting CRUK with a cheque for £64,322.25 on behalf of all their colleagues, candidates and clients.

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With Warmer Weather Comes Brighter Prospects for Car Fitters

Wednesday 12th April, 2017

As the UK settles into spring, automotive fitters are enjoying an average wage increase of 6.2% since February according to recruitment specialists, Blue Arrow. The specialist staffing agency’s latest sector trends report revealed the impact of this has been a boost from £26,254 to £27,886 per annum, the most significant rise to occur across all four featured sectors this month. 

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Appraising the Appraisal Process White Paper

Monday 3rd April, 2017

Continuing the series of papers on the major issues currently affecting businesses in the UK, “Appraising the Appraisal Process” discusses why appraisals are viewed negatively, what constitutes an effective appraisal system and how companies can improve their performance review process.

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The Generation Game Seminar

Thursday 5th October, 2017 - St Albans

This seminar reviews research into the multiple generations working alongside each other in the workplace. This seminar defines the different characteristics of each generation and raises the importance of understanding the differing values being brought to work.

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