Are you guilty of bolting unrelated job roles together?

Companies very often combine roles to conveniently fit a 5 day week without considering alternatives.Bolting roles together will often seem like a logical thing to do, but look more closely and it may not make ...

Hidden talent pool reaps benefits

It’s a hidden talent pool of skilled and highly experienced professionals choosing to work on a part-time, remote, self-employed or interim basis and their presence in the marketplace is growing.Businesses that understand these changes are ...

Improving Productivity

There has been a lot of focus in the news recently on the UK’s productivity. The government is trying to improve the UKs ranking against other countries and struggling to work out how to do ...

IR35: Still not fit for purpose

Back in July we reported on the complexity of the IR35 for freelancers and the need for reform. The IPSE - the membership body that supports the self-employed - feels the same. Like Workpond, it ...

Winning Workpond!

Workpond are delighted to have been awarded The Top 10 Small Employers for Working Families at The National Work Life Conference demonstrating our commitment to flexible and family friendly working policies and practices for all ...

Just Launched: Our Summer Newsletter!

Have a look to see what Workpond have been up to plus find out more about our events, offers, blogs and recruitment resources.  This is a useful read for anyone keen to improve productivity in ...

Generation Y – are they so different anyway?

At Workpond, we focus on helping pioneering professionals who want to change the way they work, to find work. We also help smart businesses understand how they can resource more efficiently by broadening their search ...

IR35 – still a disincentive for SMEs

If you are considering working as a freelancer or contractor or own an SME, you have probably heard about IR35. You may even have heard of it in hushed tones as it’s rather a misdemeanour. ...

Five Top Tips for SME Recruiters

Finding the best possible people to fit your culture and contribute within your organisation is a challenge but is also an opportunity. While all large and medium-sized businesses will have a dedicated HR team to help hire ...