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A new era for oil and gas exploration
A new era for oil and gas exploration
The price of oil has rebounded with Brent Crude now trading above $70 and signs are that the industry is in recovery, following a tough few years. Oil and gas supply has eased off, demand is robust, and inventory levels are finally eroding. With Oil...
28/06/18
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Get noticed in the mining industry – your guide to creating a great CV
Get noticed in the mining industry – your guide to creating a great CV
No two Curriculum Vitae (CV) are the same and as such, there is no, one, fixed way to approach this often, dreaded task. Perhaps then, this is why our candidates often describe creating a great CV as a challenge. At WRS, our specialist mining divisio...
26/04/18
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New technologies and the changing face of maritime recruitment
New technologies and the changing face of maritime recruitment
New technology is on the way for the marine industry, 2018 has already seen some owner-operators using the latest IT and digitalisation technologies to capture, share and act upon their data, including ‘Cloud’-based solutions to make data...
Posted by: Matthew Spells
11/04/18
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Recruitment fraud advisory from WRS
Recruitment fraud advisory from WRS
At WRS we take the growing risks of recruitment fraud seriously, and as such, have created the following advisory which, outlines what the potential pitfalls are and how to avoid becoming a victim. This list is by no means exhaustive and should be us...
10/04/18
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Understanding the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Hours of Work) Regulations 2018
Understanding the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Hours of Work) Regulations 2018
These regulations, which come into force on 6 April 2018, are designed to consolidate and update the Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002. The 2018 Regulations will predominantly apply to UK sea-going ships, regardless of their geograph...
Posted by: Matthew Spells
03/04/18
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A return to growth in mining exploration
A return to growth in mining exploration
Global exploration budgets increase  In a recent study from S&P Global Market Intelligence, global spending on exploration in non-ferrous metals rose to an estimated US$8.4 billion in 2017, compared with US$7.3 billion in 2016, representing...
Posted by: Lucy Donald
21/03/18
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New UK Government Guidance released on Minimum Wage for Seafarers in UK Waters
New UK Government Guidance released on Minimum Wage for Seafarers in UK Waters
New UK Government guidance has been released today regarding the UK National Minimum Wage for Seafarers.This means that all seafarers must be paid the UK National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage if aged over 25, which are set at present at &poun...
Posted by: Matthew Spells
18/01/18
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Why use WRS to manage your Oil & Gas contractor workforce?
Why use WRS to manage your Oil & Gas contractor workforce?
Having worked with Oil & Gas companies for over ten years, we’ve gained a wealth of experience in what our clients need from us to make their lives easier. That’s why we offer the following: £10m ($13.5m) monthly payro...
Posted by: Christopher Morton-Collings
11/01/18
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WRS Head of UK Construction in the Midlands for two full days this week!
WRS Head of UK Construction in the Midlands for two full days this week!
If you are free on Thursday 23rd November/ Friday 24th November then please take note!Do you operate within the House build Sector?  Do you have an active Residential site in the Midlands? Are you currently a Contracts Manager or a Site Ma...
Posted by: Meryem Caylan
22/11/17
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Health and Safety in House-Building -- How Do Your Behavioural Safety Policies Affect You?
Health and Safety in House-Building -- How Do Your Behavioural Safety Policies Affect You?
It’s pretty fair to say that our evolution in Health and Safety is no accident – save for the odd lapse here and there! Derided or not (I suppose it is human reaction to rebel against those who make the rules – even if it’s ju...
Posted by: John Kirkham Herrera
24/10/17
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