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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.

Psychological testing in recruitment

November 28th 2018

Psychological testing in recruitment is considered a more objective and valid way to test potential candidates but how strongly can we rely on the results when it comes to hiring the right candidate?

Matching the pace of change with adaptive international supply chains

November 20th 2018

Group Packaging and Supply Chain Director for William Grant & Sons reveals his insights into international supply chain as well as his ambitions for the company.

Trust and accountability drive Nigel Wright’s success

October 29th 2018

Find out the fundamental mission behind Nigel Wright’s success as well as how our Associate Director Ben Debnam has progressed his career since joining 10 years ago.

Former McLaren engineer relishing new challenge at the forefront of automation

October 16th 2018

Former McLaren engineer takes up new challenges with leading engineering company Tharsus which is at the forefront of automation.

Automation and its impact on employment

October 10th 2018

Automation will increasingly impact the world of work during the next few years but which areas and careers are most likely to be affected?

The highest lean manufacturing standards toast Accolade Wines’ success

October 5th 2018

Europe’s largest wine warehouse and distribution centre Accolade Wines’ celebrates its recent successes thanks to General Manager Richard Lloyd. Read more.

Body & Fit builds Glanbia’s ecommerce expertise

October 1st 2018

We caught up with General Manager Richard Moore, on Glanbia’s acquisition of Body & Fit and how the company helped build Glanbia’s ecommerce expertise.

Successful Placement: Jim Meakin joins Armstrong Watson as Head of Tax

September 20th 2018

Nigel Wright is delighted to announce the successful placement of Jim Meakin at Armstrong Watson as Tax Partners as well as Head of Tax across the firm’s 16 offices.

ECOMMERCE TRENDS 2019: 9 MAJOR TRENDS IMPACTING THE WORLD OF WORK

August 10th 2018

We review the 9 major ecommerce trends that are driving growth in the consumer industry as well as exploring the impact these trends will have on future employment.