Absolute Solutions Group commits to being Disability Confident

July 2022 The Group is proud to have signed up to the Department for Work and Pensions’ Disability Confident Scheme. Disability Confident organisations play a leading role in changing attitudes for the better. They’re changing behaviour and cultures in their own businesses, networks and communities. As a Disability Confident Committed employer, the Absolute Solutions Group is committed to: ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible communicating and promoting vacancies offering an interview to disabled people anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay …

Big Score for Children’s Hospital

Crewe-based Absolute Solutions Group is well-known for its ability to match Candidates with its Clients’ vacancies. But on Sunday May 1st, the company was concentrating on an entirely different sort of match; Absolute were proud to have been one of the two main sponsors of a celebrity charity football match in support of Liverpool’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. “We’ve had a great day supporting a great cause,” said Dan Marshall, one of Absolute’s CEOs, “It will be a couple of weeks until we know exactly how much the event has raised, but any funding for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital will …

Celebrity Football for Alder Hey Children’s Charity

The Absolute Solutions Group are delighted to announce that we’re one of two main sponsors for the upcoming Sellebrity Soccer event at Crewe Alexandra FC! The star-studded charity match is raising funds for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, one of Europe’s biggest and busiest children’s hospitals caring for over 330,000 children, young people and their families every year. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be revealing more about the celebrities that are set to hit the pitch. In the meantime, however – some key information… When? → Sunday 1st May, 3pm kick off Where? → Mornflake Stadium, home of Crewe Alexandra FC …

CAREers drive for Health and Care

The Absolute Health & Care team were delighted to attend Brine Leas School’s career convention last week! Brine Leas is a local academy schoolin Nantwich for Year 7 to Year 11, with a sixth form college alongside the secondary school. You can read more over on Nantwich News’ article, and you may even spot our very own Su and Mandy in the second photo down! Read on → http://thenantwichnews.co.uk/…/careers-convention… #BrineLeas #SecondarySchool #Healthcare #Recruitment #CareerConvention

Aid for Ukraine

We’re very proud of the team at Bralin who have been working alongside SWUSH (Stand With Ukraine St Helens) to support those in need in Ukraine. Many of Bralin’s generous temps have donated vital items, including medical and sanitary goods, tinned and long-life foods, camping equipment and clothes. The first load has made it safely over the border, and has been handed over to a team for distribution to those in need. We’d like to extend our thanks to all of the Bralin temps and external members of the public for supporting the cause and bringing these donations. Bralin Recruitment …

Bralin Accredited for Environmental Initiatives

Our mid-Cheshire Recruitment company, Bralin Recruitment, has been ranked in the top 12% of all companies assessed by sustainability experts Ecovadis in recognition of their ongoing successes in sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. Ecovadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, and has a global network of over 75,000 rated companies including industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Nestlé, Schneider Electric, Michelin and BASF. Bralin is proud to have been assess and awarded a Silver Rating for sustainability for the third year running. This year, the company has climbed 15 percentile points to …

Workers Win Weekly

  This week sees the first draw in the Absolute Solutions Group’s ‘Workers Win Weekly’ awards. The awards are open to any Temporary Worker working for an Absolute Solutions Group company who successfully completes all requested Assignments. “The draw was devised to thank our existing Temporary Workers for all their hard work throughout the pandemic,” says Group CEO Dan Marshall, “but, as staffing shortages continue to hamper the post-pandemic recovery of companies across the UK, we also hope to increase take-up of Temporary Assignments with the Absolute Solutions Group to help support our Clients over the busy Summer period.” The …

Panic and Deep, Dark, Holes

By Dan Marshall, CEO I was reading an article last week about ‘catastrophising’ and the dangers it can cause business leaders and their businesses. It was the first time I’d heard the phrase, but I immediately recognised it as a behaviour that I have fallen into in the past. Catastrophising is defined as a distorted, negative way of thinking – either about things that you feel are happening now or things that you feel may happen in the future – without any proof or evidence that they are happening or are likely to happen. The situation we all find ourselves …

Building long-standing relationships is what we do

Absolute Recruitment were proud to have our hard work and dedication to customer service and great recruitment recognised by business and Retail entrepreneur, Theo Paphitis, in April. We’ve worked with the Theo Paphitis Retail Group since 2005, supplying warehouse, distribution, administrative and sales staff to Group companies in Crewe as the Group has grown exponentially. Here’s what Theo had to say: “Absolute Recruitment has been a valued supply chain partner of the Theo Paphitis Retail Group for over 15 years. A strong supply chain is key to success in Retail, and Absolute have proved time and again that they are …

Making Homeworking Work

Homeworking during COVID-19 has become commonplace and flexible working looks like it may become a regular feature of many companies as we emerge from lockdown. But is it working as well as it can for you, your employees and your company? The blurring of lines between work and home life has caused difficulties for many of us that we have had to work hard to get around. At work, requests from colleagues, attending meetings or conversations with co-workers may interrupt your concentration, but at home, kids, deliveries or even pets provide added distractions. That said, recent research by Flexjobs has …