Guy Smithson promoted to Eastern Regional Manager

Guy Smithson

Following a reorganisation of our Eastern region, we are pleased to announce that Guy Smithson has been promoted to the role of Regional Manager. Reporting to Andy Brooks, Operations Director he will be responsible for overseeing all business undertaken by our Newark and Wickford offices. Andy said “Guy has a wealth of experience in the…

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Matthew Williams promoted to Branch Manager

Matthew Williams

We are delighted to announce that Matthew Williams has been promoted to Branch Manager (South West Region) of our Bristol Office. Matthew has been a key part of the growth, success and development of the South West Region, and as the business has grown, it has become clear that he is a major part of…

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Steve Bradshaw joins 1st Step Solutions

Steve Bradshaw

We are delighted to announce that Steve Bradshaw has joined 1st Step in April 2017 to establish a new North West Regional Branch. Having spent 10 years at Shepherd Engineering Services as their UK Labour Manager managing their UK M&E workforce. During his career, Steve spent 35 years  with Sulzer/Axima starting working life as an…

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1st Step Solutions opens in Manchester

Manchester office

We are delighted to announce that we have now opened our new offices, based at the Lowry Mill in Swinton, Manchester. Building on the growth of our existing business and client base, we will be furthering the reach and reputation we have for excellent customer services, into the North West Region. Our Recruitment Manager, Scott…

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1st Step to a Recruitment Career

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As part of our commitment to being a social responsible employer, we are delighted to announce that we have partnered with Impact Apprenticeships to start two new apprentices within our business. Managing Director, Matthew Jones, said “It is important as a growing business to remember our roots, and that I along with many of the…

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1st Step Solutions unveils new Operational Board

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1st Step Solutions is fast becoming a national and multi-disciplined recruitment organisation with a greater need to use the experience of our senior staff to ensure we remain focused on industry needs. Today, we are pleased to announce that we have appointed our first strategic ‘Operational Board’ consisting of our current Associate Directors along with…

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We’re Recruiting…

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We’re recruiting in all of our offices, and looking to find people who are in the recruitment industry already, or looking to move into it. Have a look at our current vacancies be clicking below, or drop our E&R Manager, Stuart Wallis an email via stuart.wallis@1ststepsolutions.co.uk Alternately, you can connect with him on LinkedIn and…

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Three key HR & Recruitment Changes in 2017

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As we round off 2016 and head into the Festive break, here we lok at three key changes – or challenges – for HR & Recruitment in 2017, 1. General Data Protection Regulations Although the EU Directive for the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) does not arrive until May 2018, it will be essential that…

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1st Step Solutions & T.Clarke to #wearitpink for Breast Cancer Awareness

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1st Step Solutions are supporting one of our biggest clients, TClarke Building |Engineering Services Group, as they are participating in Breast Cancer Awareness’ #wearitpink day on 21st October, 2016, and to support them we would like you all to actively participate in #wearitpink this year – see their poster below! Breast Cancer Awareness is a key campaign in…

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