Recruiters Guide to Furlough

What does furlough mean? The term ‘furloughed worker’ is someone who remains employed but, are not undertaking work. The idea is that this is a temporary arrangement, so that workers will be able to return to their jobs once deemed safe. The government’s most crucial goal was to avoid mass redundancies across the UK and

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5 Ways to Work From Home With Kids

Working from home is now the new norm, and for parents across the UK, ‘bring your kids to work day’ is every day! Routine is important for everyone, especially children. With them being used to being entertained for the day – parents are faced with the challenge of juggling tantrums, emotions, and teaching. All within

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How To Remotely Onboard

As we all deal with this unprecedented global pandemic, people will be working from home now, more than ever.  However, this does not mean the world has stopped and neither should your hiring process. Fortuitously, businesses across the world have been remotely on-boarding for years. Whether it’s a chat app or great HR and training

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International Women’s Day 2020

For a number of years, International Women’s Day has been a key date in Highfield’s calendar. We come together each year to recognise the contributions women have had to our business. This increases awareness of our diversity and inclusion, as well as renewing the energy for gender parity. This year’s theme is #EachforEqual whereby we

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