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    Prepare for the return to working life

    Boris Johnson has unveiled the UK Government’s road map to easing lockdown measures, setting out how they intend to transition the UK economy back to business as usual. Each phase will progressively allow more people to return to work, slowly unlocking the economy in a controlled manner. But the end of lockdown doesn’t mean the […]

    Government Postpones IR35 Until 2021

    The Government has announced it will postpone IR35 in the private sector until April 2021. The postponement will see HMRC tax reforms postponed for a year due to the impact of Coronavirus. The changes would have led to self-employed individuals operating through a company paying more tax under legislation known as IR35. The reforms had […]

    IR35- Nothing To Fear!

    What could the Implementation of IR35 in the private sector mean to the logistics sector? Market Intelligence suggests during industry off peak periods, fulfilment within the logistics sector in terms of vehicle manning is in the region of 105%, the same intelligence suggests in peak periods fulfilment is in the region of 60-70%. 2.54 million […]

    Audit Success!

    Yet again QS Recruitment have proven to be a diligent and compliant business partner, by passing all recent external audits which were conducted by several third-party companies on behalf of our clients, such as, Warburtons, Bibby Distribution and Ceva Logistics.

    QS Recruitment launches Graduate Trainee scheme

    Following the success of our first-ever Recruitment Apprenticeship Programme, we’re delighted to be launching a similar scheme for graduates looking to forge a career in recruitment. The initiative will give candidates a solid grounding in the industry through a structured 12-month training programme which will see them work towards nationally-recognised recruitment qualifications, with subsequent progression […]

    How employer costs are rising and what you need to know for 1 April

    Starting from 1 April, employers will face an increase in costs – which could have a substantial effect on your business. Fundamentally, rising employer costs are emerging from two pieces of changing legislation: workplace pension schemes and the National Living Wage. To help you get ready for the change, we’ve put together this guide to […]

    cyber security

    Why cyber security is relevant to you – and why you need to take it seriously.

    Any business can be attacked, and attacks are on the rise. New rules on data security will help businesses protect themselves, but what are they and why should your business care? What happened in 2017? Data breaches and cyber-attacks dominated the headlines in 2017. The escalating number and nature of the attacks had a massive […]

    Kevin celebrates 20 years with QS

    Kevin Gray, our Payroll and Accounts Manager, celebrated 20 years of employment with the company in December 2017. Kevin joined QS Recruitment in 1997, at the age of 18, a Trainee Recruitment Consultant.  Within six months of starting his employment, a vacancy arose for someone to take control of the back-office functions for the business […]

    Champagne for winners

    QS Recruitment Fantasy Football league (Christmas) leaders win a bottle of Champagne each

    Recruitment Industry trends report

    Recruitment Industry Trends Report

    The Recruitment and Employment Confederation have published their ninth annual report on the recruitment industry’s performance. The report shows the value of the recruitment industry to the UK economy is £35.1bn per year

    False self-Employment

    Prepare for HMRC crackdown

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is launching a specialist unit to investigate firms suspected of falsely classifying their workers as self-employed.

    QS Recruitment GLA licenced labour provider

    QS Recruitment awarded GLA Licence

    We are proud to announce that, following an inspection and testing by the Gangmasters Licencing Authority, Quality Service Recruitment have been awarded a GLA Licence and will now be able to provide workers within the food processing and packaging sectors of industry