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New technologies and the changing face of marine recruitment
New technologies and the changing face of marine 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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WRS are a Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Company on LinkedIn Two Years Running!
WRS are a Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Company on LinkedIn Two Years Running!
For the second year running, WRS have some fantastic news to share about our presence on LinkedIn - we have ranked in the Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Companies on LinkedIn within our category (Europe, Middle East, and Africa). Of the top 25, WRS f...
Posted by: Kathie Higginson
19/10/17
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Welcome to WRS: Harry Robertson!
Welcome to WRS: Harry Robertson!
Welcome to WRS...Harry Robertson!Position: Senior Recruitment Consultant Department: UK Trades and Labour As part of our business growth in 2017, WRS has been working hard to bolster our successful teams with new talent - both fresh trainees full o...
Posted by: Harry Robertston
16/10/17
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