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5 reasons processing timesheets online can benefit you

  Still using paper timesheets in 2022? That’s so last year!    Introducing Epsilon – our online timesheet management platform. Timesheets can be uploaded, processed and authorised all within our online portal. It’s completely free for our clients to use, and a designated account manager will provide training / a demo either in person, over…


7 Ways You Can Contact Us If You Don’t Have Credit

  We understand that not everyone has a contracted phone and a lot of temporary workers need to top up their phone with credit. If you ever need to contact us but don’t have enough credit to call us, please use one of the options below. *Please note our office hours are Monday to Friday,…


11 Reasons Why People Need Temporary Work

        We see comments being made within our Facebook groups speaking very negatively about temporary work. There’s many reasons and circumstances why someone may be in need of some short term work and we wanted to clear up what these reasons may be. There are also workers who choose to be temporary…


4 Types of Recruitment within a Recruitment Agency

        We often hear that people think agencies only offer temporary work, while this is true to an extent, there are many opportunities to gain permanent work with an agency. We have listed the 4 main types of recruitment that we offer as an agency:   1. Ad Hoc  Ad hoc work…


550 Stagecoach Drivers Strike Indefinitely in South Yorkshire

  Following the strike actions towards the end of 2020, further strikes have been launched in South Yorkshire, affecting the Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Dearne Valley areas.   Between January 1st – 2nd, 550 Stagecoach Drivers began striking indefinitely over an ongoing pay dispute. This strike action is now affecting workers in the local areas…


Temp of the Month – December 2021

Congratulations to our December Temp of the Month winner Liam from Worksop! Liam won with an impressive 137 likes! Read Liam’s nomination statement below: “We would like to put Liam forward for temp of the month, Liam is only a young lad, working 12 hours days and nights, he hasn’t missed a shift since he…


January Open Days

Come along to our Recruitment Open Days in January!   We’re holding various open days across January with lots of roles available to suit a wide range of candidates. See more information below or keep up to date with our Facebook page.   6th January – Ripley Recruitment Open Day See info on opportunities available…


Christmas Payroll Deadline

    Some of our Consultants and Accounts team will be popping into the office over the festive break to process payroll for our temporary workers. We would be really grateful if you could make things a little easier for us by ensuring that timesheets for your staff are returned by 24th at the latest…


Essential Donate to Derek’s Tree

  Our Business Development Managers, Charlie Baker & Andrea Tantrum has last week taken part in Derek’s tree, a charity event in Burton on Trent which every year collects presents for disadvantaged kids in the local community. Throughout the year we collect money from our staff in order to fund our charity pot, which is…


Welcome to the team: Jodie Homewood

Our Chesterfield office has expanded once more! We welcomed Jodie into the team last week – we asked her a few questions about her time with us so far…     What made you apply for the role at Essential Recruitment? “I wanted a new challenging role with opportunity to grow within a company.” Tell…