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16 June 2017 - Kate's Blog
What do the general election results mean for HR and Recruitment?
In the midst of uncertainty and the numerous articles that have been written trying to make sense of the General Election results, our managing partner Kate Allen provides an overview of what some of the main commentators are saying and the issues which recruiters and HR teams need to be aware of.
02 June 2017 - Guest Blog
What should you include in your HR Strategic Review?
Kate Benefer, a Senior Associate at Royds Withy King in Oxford, is a regular contributor to our HR Hubs - an event which brings together senior HR professionals and employers from across Oxfordshire to discuss topical staffing issues.
26 May 2017 - News
Allen Associates Announces Two New Awards For Top Scoring Accounting Students in AAT Courses at Vale Financial Training
Oxfordshire’s leading independent recruitment consultancy, Allen Associates, has announced a new series of awards for the highest scoring students embarking on the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification which is being offered by Vale Financial Training.
26 May 2017 - Kate's Blog
A New Practical Guide to Open Recruitment
The best talent often comes from the most unexpected places, and to find the best people, I believe you have to recruit with an open mind. We are proud to celebrate the launch of Reciprocate’s first Open Recruitment Handbook which Allen Associates helped to produce in partnership with Aspire Oxford.
12 May 2017 - News
Kate Allen is Named As An Oxfordshire Business Award Finalist
Kate Allen, managing director of Allen Associates, has been named as a finalist in the Shaw Gibbs Business Person of the Year category at the Oxfordshire Business Awards.
12 May 2017 - Kate's Blog
Returning to Work after a Break (part 2)
In my previous blog, I looked at how daunting it can be heading back into the world of work after taking a break. There are so many valid reasons for taking time out, from poor health, raising a family or caring for a loved one to travelling or even writing a book!
05 May 2017 - News
New Handbook Helps Oxfordshire Businesses To Adopt Open and Inclusive Recruitment
A new handbook has been launched to educate employers across Oxfordshire on open and inclusive recruitment policies.
01 May 2017 - Kate's Blog
Returning to Work After a Break (part 1)
Whatever your motivation for taking a career break, be it to go travelling, a change in family circumstances or any other reason, it can seem daunting heading back into the world of work.
22 April 2017 - News
FREE PA AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT AVAILABLE TO OXFORD BUSINESSES IN MAY
Ambitious student PAs and executive assistants are looking for one week of unpaid work experience in Oxford from 22 to 26 May.
15 April 2017 - News
FIVE NEW RECRUITS FOR ALLEN ASSOCIATES
One of Oxfordshire’s leading independent recruitment consultancies, Allen Associates, has invested in a dedicated candidate resourcing team and appointed its first marketing and business development manager.