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Cumbria firm credits cultural transformation to recent success

May 7th 2019

Group HR Director, David Nicholson, tells us how, in the last decade, James Cropper has released untapped ambition and potential by improving employee engagement while learning to better communicate its proposition.

Consumer Focus Magazine: Insight into the Consumer Sector

April 10th 2019

The tenth issue of our Consumer Focus Magazine is now available to download online.

Eat, sleep, row, repeat - Team Tyne Innovation achieves a world record

April 4th 2019

On the 23rd January, Team Tyne Innovation became the fastest mixed four-person crew to complete the 300 mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge which is the world's toughest rowing race.

Atom Bank seeks broader appeal to take on Fintech rivals

March 25th 2019

Atom Bank is the UK's first app-based bank and in just five years, has helped completely transform the financial services landscape. Despite strong brand recognition, Atom Bank's Head of Marketing explains how raising awareness is still important.

Top 100 Megabrands - Euromonitor International Report

March 21st 2019

Euromonitor International’s megabrands report is a ranking of the top 100 most successful fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands worldwide. Download the report to view to top 100 as well as a more in-depth spotlight on the lists top 10.

Professional skills: 6 to focus on in 2019

March 11th 2019

Professional skills can’t be taught. Sometimes they’re intuitive, but most often they’re refined through experience. Find out about the 6 professional skills you should be focusing on in 2019.

Lisa Taylor: Delivering a consultancy service to develop careers

March 4th 2019

Lisa was ready for a new challenge after spending 15 years with a national competitor. Find out how Lisa has been part of Nigel Wright's transformation since 2012.

Personal development planning: key considerations for 2019

February 19th 2019

With workers hinting that access to personal development is often more important than a pay rise, it’s clear that helping employees with personal development planning should be a priority for employers.

Community spirit behind Darlington Building Society’s successful year

February 19th 2019

A brand refresh, "tangible" marketing initiatives and innovative product development have been key to Caroline Darnbrook's success at Darlington Building Society which has seen membership numbers soar since 2015.

Innocent Drinks: agitating change for a sustainable future

February 19th 2019

As Innocent’s longest-serving employee, Louise Stevens has played an instrumental role in Innocents journey to becoming a B Corp. She tells us how a vision to always “leave things better than we find them” has helped the business become a sustainabil

Hard work and dedication pays off with a career in development

February 6th 2019

Full Stack developer Paul McMurray talks to our IT Recruitment Consultant Sophie Elliott about coding, tech careers and his favourite technologies. Read the article to find out more.

North East Salary Report 2019: The best (and worst) careers for job satisfaction

January 18th 2019

The North East job market remains buoyant, workers are experiencing modest salary growth and are demanding greater autonomy in their roles through flexible working, according to Nigel Wright Recruitment’s latest report.

Sharp growth accelerates expansion at razorblue

January 17th 2019

Four offices, 70 employees and several multimillion pound contracts are achievements Dan Kitchen never envisaged when he established IT services provider razorblue aged 17.

Average Salaries North East - North East Salary Report 2019

January 10th 2019

Nigel Wright Recruitment's 2019 report on the average salaries, benefits and bonuses received by professionals and executives within the North East.

Nigel Wright's UK Consumer Sector Salary Report 2019 now available to download

January 10th 2019

The 2019 Nigel Wright Group UK Consumer Sector Salary Report is specifically designed to provide you with an insight into the salaries, benefits and bonuses commanded by professionals within this sector.

Nigel Wright's North East Salary Report 2019 now available to download

January 10th 2019

The 2019 Nigel Wright Recruitment North East Salary Report is specifically designed to provide you with an insight into the salaries, benefits and bonuses commanded by professionals working within the North East of England.

Independence will power retail and online growth for iconic tools maker

December 17th 2018

HiKOKI is the new brand identity for Hitachi Power Tools which has worldwide operations and a reputation for high quality engineering excellence. Find out more about the rebrand.

Nigel Wright Recruitment raises over £75,000 for Cancer Research UK

December 17th 2018

Nigel Wright Recruitment exceeds all targets and breaks records for Cancer Research UK raising over £75,000 in just five years.

Japanese giant Tanita targets European growth

December 3rd 2018

Japanese 'health monitoring' brand Tanita has sold over 30 million products worldwide. Despite its success, the business is striving for European growth and recognition.

Talent Mapping for Strategic Growth: 8 key benefits

November 28th 2018

Talent mapping is a strategic service that is used by businesses to plan for short, medium and long term talent acquisition. Through talking to our clients, we have identified 8 reasons why talent mapping is essential for strategic growth.