Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup – Week 10


Weekly Roundup – Week 10

National Careers Week

As a recruitment and training provider we’re in a fantastic position to be able to offer support and guidance for those looking for first time employment, new employment, a complete career change or further educational development by the way of apprenticeships or short courses designed to increase and develop skill sets… continue reading

Gestamp Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Kayleb Robinson and David Wilkinson who have been awarded Gestamp Employee of the Month for February… continue reading

International Women’s Day

March 8th 2024 marks International Women’s Day. This is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality… continue reading

Gender Pay Report Summary

Legislation requires business with over 250 employees to produce gender pay gap information. This data is submitted by the 4th April and relates to the data as a snap shot from 5th April in the previous year. As a recruitment business we are required to report data including the temporary staff that we provide to our clients, although we have little control over the pay and bonus rates of this group of people. This can include seasonal workers across different sectors we supply which drives a difference in labour demands at any one time. Within the recruitment sector we are governed by a range of legislation. The differences in pay are derived from the differences from the workers we supply to our clients. We are fully compliant in all the legislation set out before us and our clients are aware GEM Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. The data attached has been signed off by the Directors of GEM Partnership Ltd. The next report will be due on or before 4th April 2025… continue reading

Supervisor (Seaham)

Reach FLT Driver – Continentals (Middlesbrough)

Receptionist (Seaham)

Multi-Skilled Technician (Newton Aycliffe) Permanent

Endometriosis Awareness

Endometriosis impacts 1 in 10 women and those assigned female at birth in the UK, yet so many are still unaware of the condition and it’s impact.

Endometriosis (pronounced en- doh – mee – tree – oh – sis) is the name given to the condition where cells similar to the ones in the lining of the womb (uterus) are found elsewhere in the body.

Each month these cells react in the same way to those in the womb, building up and then breaking down and bleeding. Unlike the cells in the womb that leave the body as a period, this blood has no way to escape.

In the UK, around 1.5 million women and those assigned female at birth are currently living with the condition, regardless of race or ethnicity. Endometriosis can affect you from puberty to menopause, although the impact may be felt for life… to read more: https://www.endometriosis-uk.org/helpline     https://www.theendometriosisfoundation.org/support     https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/endometriosis/

Cyber attacks remain chief concern for businesses

Research from UK-leading fraud prevention service, Cifas, has revealed that nearly three-quarters (73%) of UK corporate businesses believe that cyber-attacks pose the biggest fraud threat to their organisation over the next 12 months… continue reading

More than £500m of North East investment ‘unlocked’ as part of historic devolution deal

Over half a billion pounds of North East investment has already been unlocked as part of a devolution deal. A new combined authority is just weeks away from being formed with a mayor due to be elected by the public in May to lead the authority with the seven council Leaders… continue reading

Spring Budget: key takeaways for HR

Chancellor of the exchequer Jeremy Hunt told the House of Commons “dynamism in an economy doesn’t come from ministers in Whitehall, it comes from the grit and determination of people who work hard and innovate”… continue reading

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