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Bah Humbug, it’s Christmas

As the big day approaches Peter Foy finds himself in festive mood. Sort of.
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Three singers you’ve never heard of – and they’re all called Josh

What’s in a name? Well, quite a lot if you’re a musician who happens to be called “Josh”, as Tim Gibson discovers
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The benefits of employee ownership just got real

For Just Recruitment, employee ownership is about sharing the fruits of our success with the whole workforce. Which is why every member of our team has received a pre-Christmas windfall of £1,000
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Have a very merry Christmas with these seven great British traditions

Want to enjoy the magic of Christmas in a quintessentially British fashion? Here are seven seasonal traditions to inspire you
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Are you too old to make a career change? Hint: the answer is no!

An astonishing 71% of people see their work as just a job, not a career. If you feel stuck in a rut, is it too late for you to change careers?
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Five ways to make your car ready for winter

The cold months of winter can play havoc with your car. Here are five checks to do now so you don’t get caught in a storm
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How to communicate with your employees

Employee communication. The benefits include enhanced employee satisfaction and productivity, which in turn, lead to bigger profits
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Everything you need to know about “Happy Christmas Ipswich". An evening with Griff Rhys Jones & Friends in aid of EACH.

Just Recruitment Group Ltd has been announced as headline sponsor for a comedy gala evening in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices. Here’s the inside story
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Six of the most wonderful Christmas traditions from around the world

Every nation has its own unique way of celebrating the festive season. Here are six of the best
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“Happy Christmas Ipswich” proves huge success

EACH’s Christmas fundraiser was fronted by Griff Rhys Jones and featured many of his showbiz pals. Peter Foy was there to watch
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Can we trust “facts” when they get in the way of truth?

The general election campaign is awash with misinformation. It’s time to sort the “facts” from the truth, says Tim Gibson
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Want to get into classical music? These five pieces will help

Classical music can seem intimidating to the uninitiated, but repays a closer listen. Here are five great pieces to get you started
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Want to dress like a country gent this winter? Our style tips are here to help

As the temperature and rain start to all, it’s time to finesse your winter wardrobe. Here are six must-have items, offering style that endures for the rural-dwelling gent
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Why smart workers aren’t busy doing nothing

Want to know the secret to success? Peter Foy reckons it’s all about using your energy wisely. Here’s how
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Is home working all it’s cracked up to be?

Flexible working is often perceived as a benefit to employers and employees alike. But is it really such a good idea?
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How to enjoy Christmas without breaking the bank

Christmas is an expensive season, but you needn’t get in a financial pickle. Follow our top tips for frugal festivities to protect your wallet
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We need a better politics, and it needs to happen in person

Passionate political discussion still matters. But social media isn’t the place for it to happen, says Tim Gibson
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How to make extra money with a side hustle

Like the thought of making a few quid extra each month? Read Sophie Cole’s guide to the side hustle and let the money roll in
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Why Just Recruitment supports EACH

Just Recruitment has been raising money for EACH since 2016. One of the company's directors explains why
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Want a good opening gambit? These writers can help

We all know that first impressions count. So how have the world’s most famous writers tackled the task of kicking off their stories?
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How to land a seasonal job

Christmas is coming and the wallet’s looking thin. Sophie Cole advises on how to pick up some earnings through seasonal employment
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A space to be

When your son has a rare genetic condition and needs additional support, EACH provides a place of refuge, refreshment and care
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EACH's chaplain - finding strength through weakness

EACH’s chaplain provides spiritual care for children and their families at the most difficult time. This is her story
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Melodies of life and love: meet EACH’s music therapist

Ray Travasso uses music to bring comfort and hope to patients and their families at EACH. Here’s how his work hits the high notes
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Workplace dilemmas: I just can’t help falling in love

Each month, our agony uncle responds to your concerns. This time: dealing with habitual infatuation in the workplace
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Just testing: Range Rover Evoque D180 First Edition

The baby Range Rover proves a slow burn for our motoring correspondent, but ultimately he’s smitten
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A history of the hospice movement

There are hospices all over the UK, but many people know little of the movement’s origins. Here’s the inspiring story of how it came about
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Everyone preparing for a job interview needs to read this

Getting ready for a job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, but these top tips will help you nail it
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What are catalytic mechanisms?

Every business wants to achieve its objectives. Catalytic mechanisms are one guru’s recommended way of going about it, as Ernest Richardson explains
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Is it worth going to university?

With reports that some students resort to sex work to make ends meet, Lizzie Fletcher wonders if a degree is worth the cost
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Top tips for note-taking success

Effective note taking is a key skill for any professional. Here’s how to get it nailed
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Twelve things you didn’t know about Ipswich

How well do you know Ipswich? Sarah Patten explores some lesser-known facts about the Gateway to Suffolk 
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The art of management: nine steps to appraisal success

Ernest Richardson explores the role of the performance review, and how to maximise its effectivenes
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Banish interview nerves: a four-step plan

You just got the call you’ve been waiting for – you’ve been invited to that interview! After the initial excitement wears off, you begin to feel waves of dread encompass you. Sound familiar? You aren’t alone. Follow our plan to reduce nerves and n...
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This much I know: How to succeed as a working mum

Just Recruitment Consultant Abigail Webb knows a thing or two about the demands of parenthood and work. Here’s the mother-of-two’s inside track on hardest balancing act of all
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When words run out: meet EACH’s art therapist

Sandra Smith has been an art therapist at EACH for six years. She tells Tim Gibson what working for the charity means to her
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Getting things into focus

Local photographer and project coordinator worker Tony Wooderson is curating a very special exhibition this month. He explains how photography has helped addicts develop habits of mindfulness
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Ten of the best winter holiday destinations

The UK may be bracing for winter, but that’s no reason to feel glum. Not with these great winter vacations available
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Martha’s story: why EACH matters to me

Just Recruitment director Peter Foy has a very personal reason for supporting EACH. He shares it here
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Where the light shines in

Far from being a place of sorrow, a children’s hospice is full of hope, discovers Tim Gibson
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How to create the perfect cover letter

A decent cover letter can make all the difference when trying to get noticed by would-be employers. Here’s our guide to getting it right
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Six steps to attracting and retaining top talent

Want to secure the very best people for your team? Here are six things you need to do right now
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Mental health in the work place for employers and employees

Mental health in the work place is more common than you think. Anxiety and depression are the most common mental health problems
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Five of the most unusual places to stay

As bidding opens on an overnight stay in Downton Abbey, we identify five of the coolest places to bed down
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Each Quiz Night

Quiz Night for who? Quiz Night for everyone, feel free to come along and join us! Team's of four.
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Every one of David Bowie’s studio albums rated

David Bowie was one of the most important recording artists of the last 50 years. Here’s a guide to his discography
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The Just Recruitment guide to interview dressing

If you’ve been called to an interview for your dream job, you’ll be eager to make a good impression. Here’s how to dress for success
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These five creatures can harm humans and they all live here

It’s easy to assume that we’re safe from dangerous creatures in the UK. But some species can cause harm, as Lizzie Fletcher reports
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Need to detox from Brexit? Try these five ways to unwind

If the febrile political atmosphere is getting you down, here are five ways to focus on healthier things
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Just testing: Subaru XV 1.6i SE Premium Lineartronic

Subaru’s prize-winning junior SUV impresses in all sorts of ways, says our motoring expert
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How to deal with rejection when job hunting

It can be hard to hear that you’ve not secured a job. Here are five tips to help you bounce back from professional disappointment
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What (not) to wear on dress-down Friday

Lots of employers offer the perk of dress-down Fridays. But what are the unofficial style rules you need to follow?
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Benefits of becoming a Temp

There are generally two types of work with employers – temporary and permanent. Deciding whether temporary or permanent working is for you can be difficult; to help you choose, here's our list on the benefits temporary working could offer you
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From the horse’s mouth: six books about political leaders from 1997 - 2019

As David Cameron’s memoirs hit the shelves, we identify six of the best political books post-Blair
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Why relearning the piano is the best (and hardest) thing I’ve done for years

Tim Gibson decided to mark his fortieth year by returning to a long-forgotten hobby
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Can you separate the artist from their acts?

As She Said hits the shelves, Lizzie Fletcher wonders if it’s okay to carry on enjoying artists who are accused of behaving immorally
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Fleabag stage show: review (NT Live screening)

The original stage play of Fleabag is on in the West End. Evie Prosser caught up with an NT Live screening at her local cinema
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How to use LinkedIn to get your next job

If you’re in the market for a job, the world’s largest professional networking site is the place to be. Here are six ways to maximise your chances of success
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Three things to love and hate about the new Land Rover Defender

After years of waiting, the covers are off the new Land Rover Defender. But is it worthy of the hype?
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Why this has been a wonderful summer of cricket (no matter what happens at The Oval)

England may not have won the Ashes, but it’s still been a memorable summer for cricket fans old and new
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Workplace dilemmas: I feel marginalised for my views about Brexit

Each month, our agony uncle responds to your concerns. This time: how to cope when you’re at odds with your colleagues over politics
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How to create your company’s environmental strategy

The environment is hot news right now. Here’s how to make sure your business has an environmental strategy that really makes a difference
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Why it’s time you got into country music (and eight albums to help)

Modern country music isn’t all about dead dogs and broken hearts. Here’s why you should definitely give it a go
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Six ways to keep the summer spirit alive

As the leaves begin to turn, it’s easy to feel glum about the onset of autumn. But here are six ways to retain the carefree spirit of summer
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Time for tea? Five tips for the office tea round

Office workers around the country dread their turn to make the tea. So here are our top tips to help you get the most out of teatime
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The climate it’s a changin'!

Become better informed about the most pressing issue of the day with Just Recruitment's series on climate change. Our content includes important information and facts, as well as a range of opinions.
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Five goals to achieve within your first year at a new job

The first year in a new job is crucial to laying the foundations for future success. Make your first 12 months count by achieving these five important career goals
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Five podcasts that will change your life

Listening to podcasts enhances concentration, fires imagination and makes you more compassionate. Here’s how
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Saving the planet or salving your conscience?

As part of our series about climate change, Peter Foy challenges us all to make a real difference
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“We just need to get serious about climate change”: a teenager’s perspective on global warming

As teenage activist Greta Thunberg dominates the headlines, our work-experience student offers his own views on climate change
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Why you should give time to volunteering

There are loads of benefits to volunteering. But these aren’t the reason to do it, says Charlotte Bean
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Five quick meals using barbecue leftovers

‘Tis the season to be grilling. But what do you do with the mountain of sausages and burgers afterwards? Our resident foodie has some tips
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Surprising jobs celebs did before they were famous (no. 4 is completely unexpected!)

No one is born famous. But it’s still surprising to hear about the jobs celebs did before hitting the big time
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Why Study Theology?

It may not seem like the obvious degree to kick-start your career. So why bother reading Theology at uni?
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Workplace dilemmas: I’m worried my career is stalling

Our agony uncle offers advice on your problems. This time, what to do when you feel your career has lost momentum
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Want to stop climate change? Here are six things you can do right now

Global warming has never been of more concern. Here’s how you can do your bit to save the planet
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Five things to do after the job interview

So, you’ve prepared for the big interview and nailed it. Should you breathe a sigh of relief and forget about it until you receive a call from your recruiter? Hint: the answer is no!
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What are negative interest rates, and how will they affect you?

Negative interest rates are becoming more common globally. How do they work, and what’s their impact?
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My identity was stolen. Now I can’t remortgage

When Rosie Drayton’s identity was stolen, she didn’t realise the impact it would have on her life
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Just testing: Isuzu D-Max Blade 4x4 Double Cab Auto

Our motoring man gets his hands on a prize-winning pick-up
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John McDonnell berates Sajid Javid. How should he respond?

The new chancellor of the exchequer has been criticised by Labour’s big hitter. How should he respond?
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Why it’s a sweet summer for strawberry lovers

There’s been a bumper crop of strawberries in the UK this year. So if you enjoy a sweet and healthy treat, now’s the time to indulge
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A beginner’s guide to “meaningful travel”

Want to invest your holiday experiences with a bit more emotional charge? Meaningful travel is the way to go
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Why I can’t wait for Series 2 of Whitehouse and Mortimer Gone Fishing

Two middle-aged blokes on a riverbank may not sound like riveting TV, but Tim Gibson reckons it’s the best thing he’s watched in years
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Five habits of great employees

Everyone is keen to impress their employer. Try on these habits for size, and you’ll be on the path to success
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Read this if you’re addicted to your phone

Spending too much time on your phone isn’t doing your health any good. Here’s how to cut down on your screen time
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Three reasons why Killing Eve Series 2 was bound to fall flat (and why it’s actually still amazing)

What’s gone wrong with Killing Eve? That question has dominated water-cooler conversations in workplaces up and down the country over recent weeks.
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How employers can close the social mobility gap

Tim Gibson explores how employers can aid social mobility
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Is it time for us to put on Gorilla suits?

Peter Foy explores how we balance the need for certainty with the need to embrace the new.
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How to switch careers in your 20s and 30s

Do you feel as if your career is drifting in the wrong direction? Take the initiative and make a change. Here’s how
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How to make an impact in your new job

As the new PM takes up his post, Ernie Richardson explains how he can hit the ground running
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Five steps to dealing with professional disappointment

Jeremy Hunt isn’t the only person who’ll be feeling down about a missed opportunity this week. Here’s how to cope if life doesn’t go as planned
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Dylan disappoints, but Neil stays Young forever

Two rock giants, Neil Young and Bob Dylan, shared the bill at Hyde Park. Peter Foy shares his thoughts on a great day out.
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Inspirational people: Billie Jean King, tennis player, equal rights campaigner

It took an impressive person to put women’s tennis on the map. 20-time Wimbledon champion Billie Jean King was more than up to the task
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Workplace dilemmas: my customer is over familiar and it makes me uncomfortable

Tim gives advice on readers' workplace dilemmas. In this article we tackle an over attentive customer.
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How to establish a presence in the digital age

If you want a job, you need to establish your professional identity online. Here’s how to go about it
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Fascinated by the 1960s Space Race? Read our brief history to find out more

Peter Foy charts the history of the highly political race to put a man on the moon
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Just testing: six of the best alcohol-free beers

Hot on the heels of our feature about alcohol-free beers, here’s a taste test of six bestsellers
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Why alcohol-free beer may be the perfect summer tipple

Sales of alcohol-free beer have soared in recent years, as punters flock to enjoy a raft of new products
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Five ways to make your people more creative

If there’s one trait that every employer wants to bring out in their staff, it’s creativity
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How to be the king or queen of time management

Modern life is full of pressure, and there are never enough hours in the day. But with our tips, you’ll rule time, rather than letting it rule you.
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Three reasons why employee ownership is great for the economy

Employee ownership isn’t just good for the companies that adopt it. It also benefits the country’s economy
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Four of the biggest employee-owned companies in the UK

The countdown to Employee Ownership Day continues, and today we’re celebrating by profiling four of the biggest co-owned companies in the UK
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Just five benefits of employee ownership (to businesses)

As our countdown to Employee Ownership Day (28 June 2019) continues, here are five ways employee ownership benefits companies
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Employee Ownership Day 28.06.19: the countdown begins

In the run up to Employee Ownership Day, Just Recruitment will be distilling its expertise on the topic
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Feeling stressed? Try this technique to help you unwind

Modern life is full of stress. Here’s a technique to help you manage the pressure points
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Cyber security

Cyber fraud is major business, what can we do to protect ourselves.
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A beginner’s guide to motorcycling

Paul Allen passed his bike test in Ipswich in the 1970s. He tells us how to do it in the 21st century
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How to make yourself job ready

It can be a shock to start work after full-time education. But as thousands of students leave school, college and university, now’s the time to get in practice
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The best 10 albums from the 1970s (in my opinion)

Once in a while, we ask a member of the Just Recruitment team to name their favourite music from a given era. This time, Peter Foy gives us the lowdown on the 1970s
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What do the phrase “quality jobs” actually mean?

We often hear the phrase “quality jobs” being used by politicians and journalists, but what do they mean by it – or rather what should it mean?
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Workplace dilemmas: I think my colleague has fallen for me

Our resident agony uncle addresses your workplace woes. This time: does your co-worker want to be more than just friends?
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Just gardening: what to do in spring

Just Recruitment’s credit controller earned his horticultural degree in Garden & Landscape design. Here are his spring tips
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Stepping up: how to find your ideal next job

Considering a career move? Tracey Bates, a consultant at Just Recruitment Group Ltd, offers a seven-step guide to making the leap
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Five top tips for branding success

Every business wants to build a brilliantly strong brand, right? We ask the experts how to do it in style
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Why I became a writer: a builder’s tale

After 40 years in the trade, Ipswich-born builder Paul Allen decided to retrain as a writer. Here’s his story, in his own words
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In praise of plastic

Plastic gets a lot of bad press, and there’s no denying its negative environmental impact. But it’s not all bad, as Peter Foy found out
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Workplace dilemmas: do I tell my boss I found his personal document on the work computer?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, protecting a colleague’s confidentiality
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Five of the best holiday reads

As thoughts turn towards the annual week in the sun, here are five great books that are worth sacrificing your baggage allowance for
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Can’t find the right word to describe how you feel? Reach for The Happiness Dictionary

If words fail you, it may be time to reach for a different language. Peter Foy finds a book that helps you do just that
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What’s the connection between three dead dogs, Bruce Springsteen and a Coconut?

Peter Foy explores the difficult concepts of truth and reality
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Hi-Fi founder gives staff a richer future

The founder of Richer Sounds is celebrating his 60th birthday by turning the company into an Employee Ownership Trust
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How to make it as a YouTuber

Vlogger Henry Gibson is the brains behind Teen Car Reviews. In this guest post, he tells Just Recruitment how it’s done
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Why encouragement is the greatest motivator

Tim Gibson reflects on a life lesson about the power of encouragement to change lives
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Just on mental health and wellbeing

As this is Mental Health Awareness week we thought we would pull together some of our recent articles on wellbeing in the workplace.
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All you need to know about interviews

From how to do the perfect handshake to what to wear, we’ve got it covered.
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Workplace dilemmas: how do I settle back into work after my operation?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, returning to work after a long sick leave
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Just testing: Subaru Outback 2.5i SE Premium Lineartronic

Cinderella brand or genuine Volvo contender? Tim Gibson weighs the merits of Subaru’s rugged AWD estate
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Six reasons to introduce remote working in your business

The benefits of allowing staff to work remotely are manifold. Here are just a handful of reasons to consider it
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Why, despite limitless playlists, I still listen to Def Leppard

Tim Gibson considers the impact of music streaming on his listening habits
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What’s the value of your degree?

New research reveals the degrees that command the best salaries, and those that are hardest to sell to employers. Peter Foy explores the findings
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How to beat the post-grad blues

As students around the country prepare for their final exams, Sophie Cole considers the fearful question of what happens next
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The tech time bomb that could floor your business

When Microsoft pulls support for Windows 7 in 2020, nearly a half of all Windows PCs will be vulnerable to cyber attack
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All about content

Just Recruitment has launched an all-new website. Read our Q&A to find out why it’s different from other recruitment sites
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Inspirational People

We all know people that have inspired us. Sometimes they are from the world stage of business, sport or politics and sometimes they are everyday folk who have touched our lives; teachers, colleagues or friends.
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Why AI personality testing gives me the creeps

The emergence of computer programmes that predict personality types isn’t something to be celebrated, argues Tim Gibson
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Top tips guide

Want to secure the job of your dreams? Let Just Recruitment be your guide...
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Anyone who wants to work in the media should read this

The media is one of the most competitive industries for would-be employees. Here are six ways to stand out from the crowd
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Just Recruitment's guide to the future

We have pulled together a small collection of articles from some of our regular contributors that look at what changes are on, or just over, the horizon.
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Five ways AI is changing the recruitment industry

Artificial Intelligence is the next big thing in the world of technology. But how can it be used to sharpen recruitment practices?
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Are storm clouds gathering over UK plc?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd director Peter Foy examines the latest employment figures from the ONS.
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Business heroes: Ove Arup, Structural Engineer – Shaping the world

Ove Arup wasn’t only the finest structural engineer of his generation. He led the way in forming one of the earliest employee-owned companies, too
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Business insight: Analysing UK employment figures

The ONS’s latest employment survey seems to bring good news. But what happens next in the UK jobs market? By Peter Foy, Director, Just Recruitment Group Ltd
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How to be successful in interviews

The day of your interview has arrived, you really want, you need this job. You’re nervously waiting in reception with all the other candidates for the interviewer to call your name,
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Five success boosting habits to adopt today

To be successful in work, you need to have a high level of discipline. Most successful business people credit daily routines for allowing them to get ahead in their career and stay focussed.
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How to compliment colleagues: a five-step guide

Want to pay a compliment to a workmate? It’s important to get the tone right or you could end up causing offence. Here’s a guide to help
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How to improve your morning commute

No matter how scenic your route to work is, travelling to work every day can become tiresome. In fact, people in East Anglia spend on average 24 days of the year commuting alone. What can you do to make your journeys to and from work more enjoyable?
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How to be social media savvy if you want to score a top job

It is easy to forget that much of what you do online can be seen by anyone. Which makes it very important to curate your profile with care, says Evie Prosser.

An inspired gathering

Just Recruitment has teamed up with local schools to help with their careers programmes. Here’s what happened when two of its staff led a recent assembly at St Alban’s Catholic High School.
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Why it’s time for the recruitment industry to think big

In an era of ever more sophisticated data analysis, it’s possible to gain important insights into business performance. Tim Gibson explores the implications for the recruitment industry
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Training: the best investment opportunity we have

Attend a Job Fair at a College or University and you’ll wait a long time before you meet a student who wants to pursue a career in Recruitment!
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The future of work

A changing employment landscape means recruitment consultants have to show their value to clients and candidates, reports Tim Gibson

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Just Recruitment is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join a company’s specialist team based in Claydon Ipswich.

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To be considered for this role you will have had experience with managing a portfolio of Financial Lines claims.

Technically you must be proficient in using a number of London Market systems including ECF and CLASS.

The role requires you to attend external client meetings.

You will have the appetite to learn and the desire to progress within the company.

This is predominantly an office-based role with training and study support offered.

Working towards the ACII would be an advantage.

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Legal Secretary
Sector: Law and Security
Salary: £19,000 - £24,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909389
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a leading solicitor based in the heart of Ipswich. The company is looking to add a Property Legal Secretary to their team.

As standard, you will be responsible for some of the traditional PA duties along with using a digital transcription system.

This is a hands-on and fast-paced role where you will be assisting multiple fee earners with the conveyancing process from its inception to completion. This will include telephony, diary management, audio and copy typing, running searches, liaising with clients and colleagues and file management.

Ideally, you will have previous experience of supporting multiple Property Fee earners. Also, you must have excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task.

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Sales Negotiator
Sector: Sales
Salary: £18,000 - £19,000 per annum
Location: Cambridge
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909392
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Sales Negotiator on behalf of a well-regarded organisation based in Cambridge.

Your duties will include:

  • Engaging with every client in a friendly, positive and enthusiastic manner to build rapport.
  • Ascertaining vendors/developers needs by listening carefully to the details provided.
  • Providing a full marketing and property report with the ability to offer advice and guide vendors as needed.
  • Ensuring when an offer is accepted that all administrative duties are attended to and that the sale is actively progressed through to a satisfactory and business-like conclusion.
  • Optimising every opportunity to secure valuations and to obtain instructions.
  • Liaising with all partnership businesses - ensuring regular contact is maintained.

About you:

  • Experienced with the Estate Agent or property sector.
  • Proven track record in generating new business.
  • Positive and resilient attitude.
  • Enthusiastic person who can demonstrate they have the willingness to learn and develop themselves in the Estate Agency industry.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting team and great environment.

Basic salary is dependent on experience - commission and other benefits are on offer.

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Digital Marketing Co-ordinator
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909388
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Digital Marketing Co-ordinator on behalf of a client based in Sudbury.

You will hold a formal marketing qualification, Degree or CIM preferred.

You should have experience of traditional marketing methods but should be fully conversant in developing and running digital campaigns on all platforms.

Duties include but not limited to;

  • Creation and implementation of digital campaigns using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google etc.
  • Management and development of website content.
  • Managing company brand guide and overseeing its implementation.
  • Liaison with creative agencies, printers and other suppliers.
  • Managing stocks and distribution of literature and promotional materials.
  • Liaison with trade publications.
  • Negotiating and placement of advertising in trade journals.
  • Creation and implementation of email, SMS and leaflet campaigns.
  • Creation of presentations for external sales and training department.
  • Preparation of promotional artwork for special offers.
  • Data analysis from the company systems as to the effectiveness of campaigns and ROI.
  • Organise trade shows and displays.
  • Organise and manage customer specific promotional events.
  • Be the focal point within the business for marketing activity.

Key attributes and qualifications required:

  • Degree or CIM qualification in Marketing.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative suite, MS Office including PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken.
  • Experience in creating, managing and monitoring digital marketing campaigns.
  • Experience in marketing a technical product.
  • Can demonstrate experience of managing traditional materials e.g. print from artwork to production.
  • Able to work as part of the team or on own initiative.
  • Set and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Occasional UK travel to see agencies and attend exhibitions as required.
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Part-Time Payroll Assistant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £9.50 - £10.00 per hour
Location: Sudbury
Role: Part Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909387
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-regarded manufacturing organisation based in Sudbury.

They are looking to add a Part-Time Payroll and Office Assistant to their team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Processing all weekly payrolls and some monthly payrolls.
  • Setting up new employees and removal as well as payment of leavers.
  • Recording of absences, calculation of SSP and other statutory payments.
  • Submission of payrolls via BACS.
  • Printing and distribution of payslips.
  • Filing and maintaining payroll archives.
  • Providing reports to directors and accountants.
  • Performing all admin duties, ordering stationery and supporting the wider team as necessary.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have good working knowledge of payroll.
  • Ideally – Sage payroll knowledge.
  • Experience of working in a payroll department.
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach.
  • Be PC literate and competent in using Microsoft Excel.
  • Above all, discretion and confidentiality are vital, and the candidate must be able to communicate effectively on all levels.

This is a part time role working 5 hours a day – Monday to Friday only.

25 hours in total per week - these can be worked within school hours.

Free parking, an excellent working environment and company benefits are available for the right candidate.

 

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Corporate Account Manager
Sector: Insurance
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per annum
Location: London
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909364
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a Lloyds broker who is looking for an Account Manager to join their UK Corporate team.

You will be servicing accounts across multiple industries with premium income ranging from £20K upwards. You will also be supporting the account executive with a small number of international clients, however the majority are UK based.

To be considered for this role, you will have the ability to broke and service the requirement of clients of UK Corporate clients generating revenue for the business ranging from £20k – £250k.

You will have a minimum of 3 years' experience working for a Lloyds/London market broker.

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Sales Negotiator
Sector: Sales
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909371
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting on behalf of a well-regarded and successful business on the outskirts of Colchester.

We have an excellent position available for a Sales Negotiator.

Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Contacting clients by phone and email to follow up quotations with a view to securing orders.
  • Keeping the database up to date with relevant information. 
  • Negotiating with customers, listening to their requirements to provide appropriate solutions if needed. 
  • Developing relationships with key customers, influencers and decision-makers. 
  • Liaise with colleagues within the sales and estimating, design and commercial departments regarding the project in order to increase the likelihood of securing the project. 
  • Use of bespoke pricing software to understand/amend quotations in accordance with company processes. 
  • Other tasks as requested by your supervisor. 

Working Monday to Friday only.

A lot of room here for career progression! Many members of staff have been here for 30 years plus!

MUST have a strong and confident personality as sometimes there may be disagreements or queries when negotiating.

Own drivers licence preferred but not essential at the moment.

23 days + bank holidays annual leave + a company bonus.

An excellent package is on offer for the right candidate!

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Office Administrator
Sector: Business, Consulting and Management
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909313
About the role

We are working with a local independent provider of windows and doors; and due to expansion, they are looking to add an office administrator to join their team.

You will be responsible for being the first point of contact for customers both face to face and over the phone, as well as responding to customers with quotations within a timely manner.

You will have an excellent telephone manner, be proficient in email and Microsoft packages and hold a full clean driving licence.

As part of the role you may be required to help occasionally with loading and unloading and may be needed to run errands thereby needing a driving licence.

Our client is looking for someone who is keen and willing to learn.

Office hours: 7:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

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Architectural Designer
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Location: Woodbridge
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909310
About the role

Our Client is looking for a Architectural Designer to join their growing team.

This company specialises in building award winning homes across East Anglia.

Due to continued growth, our client requires an Architectural Designer with a minimum of 2 years experience specialising in Urban Residential principles.

Other than being competent in the use of CAD, they will also be interested in individuals in the more traditional method of sketching freehand.

In return the ideal candidate will receive a generous basic salary with added bonuses such as a company car allowance, 25 days holiday and a strong pension.

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Architectural  Designer
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909238
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for an Architectural Designer to join a company with an ever growing team based in London.

You will be required to assist on all aspects of Architectural Design, ranging from presentations for clients to working with the construction team.Ideally you will be in the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), have good design and drawing skills as well as have a keen interest in buildings and the built environment.

 

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Architectural Technologist
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909239
About the role

We are looking for a Architectural Technologist to join our ever growing team.

You will assist on all aspects of architectural design, ranging from presentations for clients to working with the construction team.

Ideally you will be in the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), have good design, drawing skills and have a keen interest in buildings and the built environment.

 

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Project Manager
Sector: Business, Consulting and Management
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909218
About the role

Our client, a leading Design and Property Consultancy is looking for individuals with Project Management experience at all levels to join their growing team.

We are open to all levels of Project Managers, from Assistants to Seniors, depending on the experience you have in Design and Property consultancy.

You will have the following:

  • Working experience as a project administrator in the Design, Surveying or Construction Industry.
  • Degree level qualified and considering working towards professional qualification e.g.MRICS, CIOB, RIBA or similar
  • Basic understanding and hands-on experience in Construction or Property Management
  • Organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking
  • Basic knowledge in the public or commercial property sector
  • PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
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Account Handler
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909306
About the role

We are working on behalf of a specialist division servicing a portfolio of risk managed UK corporate accounts.

Due to continued growth, they are looking to recruit an Account Handler to join their hands-on team.

You will be responsible for supporting Account Executives on a day to day servicing on a mixture of UK retail accounts offering prominently Property, Casualty, and Motor cover.

If you are an account handler who has some experience of servicing premiums with fees in excess of 100K, are both technical and client facing and would be interested in moving into the corporate market then this could be a fantastic opportunity for you.

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Sales Director
Sector: Sales
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Location: Saffron Walden
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909253
About the role

Our client is looking for an experienced Sales Director to join their growing business, based in Saffron Walden.

They want someone who has already proven themselves, someone who can come in and “take the bull by the horns” by implementing their own sales strategies, preferably someone who has a lot of experience as a Sales Director.

You will be working with and developing new products and new markets and a large number of key accounts.

You will be managing a team of 5 sales executives so managerial experience is key. 

Excellent opportunity to join an expanding Company. Up to £60,000 plus bonuses.

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Senior Financial Accountant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909315
About the role

Are you a qualified Accountant?

Do you have a love for numbers, tax and VAT?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant for their client based in Witham.

You will oversee the financial reporting team who are responsible for the consolidated group accounts, statutory accounts, working capital, tax and other financial and accounting compliance requirements.

Your duties will include:

  • Develop, improve and succession planning of the financial reporting team.
  • Responsible for and assist in the preparation of the monthly consolidated accounts in conjunction with the FP&A team and submission to Group Finance.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of the VAT and other HMRC returns (e.g. Corporation Tax, P11D, PSA).
  • Divisional responsibility to ensure satellite site finance teams are informed and processes are compliant with relevant policies and controls with quarterly review processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and financial accounting requirements (Financial Reporting Standards, HMRC and best practice).
  • Lead the preparation and review of annual Statutory Accounts.
  • Liaise with the group finance function and external auditor in the conduct of audits, reviews and investigations and take action as necessary to introduce improvements to the financial accounting procedures and service.
  • Regular review and commentary of Balance Sheet including adequacy of provisions, group policies and Working Capital movements.
  • Support the group budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Support any M&A activity including diligence, legal and contract review including post completion integration and review and agreement of completion accounts.
  • Support system implementation projects (ERP) and divisional IT strategy.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week.

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Senior Designer
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: South Woodham Ferrers
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909368
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Senior Designer to join a leading manufacturer of premium bespoke retail display systems based in the UK.

To meet the continued growth of the business, you will be responsible for producing clear concise drawings/designs, which follow the brief and brand guidelines given by the Account manager/client. This position requires understanding/interaction across all departments within the business.

You should be willing to go the extra mile to satisfy the Customers visions. Be able to work as part of a strong team but also be able to work independently. As you grow into the role you will be visiting Clients with the Sales team taking briefs and building your own relationship with the Client so you can support them throughout the project.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Create new products, including 3D designs, prototyping and testing.
  • Execute robust design process and continuous improvement.
  • Take client's brief either from the Account manager or Client.
  • Assist Account Managers to nurture and build Client relationships.
  • Time management and planning workload with Head of Design.
  • Assist Junior Designers where required.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent level of knowledge using Adobe Suite.
  • Excellent level of knowledge using SolidWorks.
  • Excellent design knowledge.
  • Good problems solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good Word and Excel skills.
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Design/Production Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Location: Basildon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909362
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for a Design/Production Engineer to assist with the development of furniture on behalf of a company based in Basildon.

Do you have an interest in furniture and interior design?

Do you have knowledge of SolidWorks?

Your position will involve designing furniture based both on given briefs and your own imagination.

You will be taking client’s specific requirements through to design and manufacture.

You will also be working closely with suppliers and hardware manufacturers to secure the right components for the job.

There will be an element of 'hands on' support with factory staff when introducing new products and will be trained in machine centre programming. 

Other duties will include:

  • Product development.
  • Maintain the company’s retail product range.
  • Maintaining the custom built database.
  • Overseeing the introduction of new styles and finishes.
  • Providing an automated screen-to-machine production service.

You will ideally have some knowledge of the following:

  • SolidWorks.
  • Turbocad 3D professional.
  • Virtual Worlds.
  • Biesse works/Biesse solid.
  • Alphacam.
  • Photoshop.
  • MS Office.

**Recent graduates are welcome to apply**

**Full training and support**

 

 

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Quality Control Supervisor
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £10.60 per hour
Location: Bury St Edmunds
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909357
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be assisting with a well-regarded, large food production company based on the outskirts of Bury St Edmund's, they are looking to add a Quality Supervisor to their existing team.

The role is responsible for the daily supervision and efficient running of the QA department and all related quality control functions. With a responsibility for ensuring staff compliance to the company Hygiene and Health & Safety policies, as well as any additional tasks deemed necessary to achieve this.

Duties include:

  • Supervisory control of the QC operatives.
  • Organisation of the department according to staffing levels.
  • Liaise with the Quality Manager in relation to fulfilling departmental requirements.
  • Assist with the management and control of all aspects of the quality management system relevant to all QC activities and functions, and ensure all customer specific requirements are adhered to and maintained.
  • To bring to the attention of management any issue that could compromise food safety, quality or legality.
  • Assist with the issue of new or revised QC documentation and procedures within the department, and ensure all daily QC records are completed and signed off prior to archiving.
  • Support the Quality Manager and the QC team on any quality related issues.
  • Support the Quality Manager with new production runs and factory trials as required.
  • Ensure the QC room and Laboratory are kept clean and tidy.
  • Management of sample requests from sales and new product development.
  • Ensure the training and competence of staff is monitored and upheld.
  • Assist with conducting departmental audits and pro-actively liaise with production management on any related issues.
  • Assist with customer complaint and foreign body investigations.
  • Assist with customer and third party audit preparation, and participate where required.
  • Cooperate with Management, Supervisory Staff and other operatives.
  • Ensure staff compliance to the company Hygiene and Health & Safety policies.
  • To perform a wide range of QC activities and functions throughout the manufacturing process, and in different areas of the factory, including the routine inspection and verification of products according to procedure, against specification and to quality standards. Including(not exhaustive) internal audits testing and swabbing.
  • Conduct product inspections off site as and when required.
  • Accurately record data relating to product conformity and in a timely manner.
  • General administrative tasks for the department including filing and archiving records.
  • To bring to the attention of management any issue that could compromise food safety, quality or legality.
  • Report any Health and Safety hazards within working areas.
  • Ensure damaged equipment is not used and any defects are reported to engineers immediately.
  • Fully co-operate with site management and the workforce.
  • To have a flexible approach to work in order to meet changing business requirements.
  • Carry out all duties as deemed necessary by managerial or supervisory staff to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the factory.
  • Compliance to Health and Safety rules at all times.
  • Compliance to company policies, practices and standard operating procedures.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working within a fast moving food manufacturing environment within a quality/ technical role.
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene qualification or time served experience.
  • Good IT, literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Confident talking to auditors and customers.
  • To take a consistent and fair approach when implementing company policies and procedures.
  • Keen eye for detail and accurate data recording skills.
  • Good level of written and spoken English.
  • Ability to prioritise and multi task.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a great team - offering further training, development and progression.

Free parking is available on site.

This role involves working shifts - which will be discussed at the point of your application.

 

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Shift Supervisor - Nights
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £10.60 per hour
Location: Bury St Edmunds
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909358
About the role

Our client a well-regarded food manufacturer and producer based near Bury St Edmund's is looking to recruit a shift supervisor - nights,  to add to their long standing and successful team.

The role includes the daily management and efficient running of the production department. With a responsibility for ensuring staff compliance to the company Hygiene and Health and Safety policies, and any additional tasks deemed necessary to achieve this.

Key duties include:

  • Supervisory control of production Operatives.
  • Liaise with the Production Manager and Assistant Production Manager in relation to fulfilling departmental requirements.
  • Liaise with the departmental trainer regarding training requirements and ensure the competence of staff is monitored and upheld.
  • Ensuring traceability is maintained at all times throughout the department.
  • Ensure all process paperwork is completed accurately throughout the shift.
  • Ensure daily machinery start up checks are completed.
  • Take responsibility for, manage and quarantine products which do not meet quality standards.
  • Ensure all products are produced according to specification.
  • To provide cover for the Assistant Production Manager as and when required.
  • Ensure that a good standard of good manufacturing practice, hygiene and housekeeping is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure damaged equipment is not used and any defects are reported to engineers immediately.
  • Ensure staff compliance to the company Hygiene and Health & Safety policies.
  • To have a flexible approach to work in order to meet changing business requirements.
  • Carry out all duties as deemed necessary by supervisory or managerial staff to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the factory.
  • Compliance to Health and Safety rules at all times.
  • Compliance to all company policies, practices and standard operating procedures.

Knowledge required for this role:

  • Knowledge, understanding and compliance of Hygiene and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Understanding of the importance of traceability batch coding and how it is applied.
  • Allergen and Organic product knowledge and segregation requirements.

Personal skills required:

  • Experience working within a food manufacturing environment.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Self-motivated and an ability to engage staff.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Good level of written and spoken English.
  • To take a consistent and fair approach when implementing company policies and procedures.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing organisation with a firm belief in personal development and training - excellent company benefits are on offer as well as free parking and further progression opportunities.

This is a full time perm role - offering an excellent package for the right candidate.

Please note - this role is working on Night shifts

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Project and Personal Assistant
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908888
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Project and Personal Assistant on behalf of a Property company based on the outskirts of Colchester.

You will be supporting the Service Deliver Director with the delivery of projects, ensuring that operations are supported fully and run as smoothly as possible.

You will position yourself as the go to person within the team, utilising your highly organised nature to solve problems both proactively and reactively, as they present themselves.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Service Delivery Director in day to day activities across the business.
  • Working alongside the Service Delivery Director in the planning, organising, facilitating and documenting project meetings.
  • Being integral in maintaining and owning the relationship with all departments.
  • Accurate management of the integrity of data and creating reports.
  • Acting as a point of contact for incoming project correspondence, monitoring the progress assigned projects.
  • Production of documentation using word processing and other software.
  • Maintenance of diaries and booking meeting/training rooms.
  • Preparing and controlling documentation to ensure internal quality.
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries and fielding calls as appropriate.

Relevant skills and experience:

  • Previous experience/knowledge within the property sector is essential.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Organised and ability to work to deadlines.
  • Intermediate to advanced MS office, in particular Excel.
  • Document control and project support experience.
  • Experience of minute taking.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A proactive, helpful and can-do attitude.
  • Candidates MUST have their own transport due to the location of the company.
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Insurance Technician
Sector: Insurance
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per annum
Location: London
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909350
About the role

We are working with a Lloyd’s broker who are looking to add a technician to their Professional and Financial Risks Division team.

The role requires you to provide support in the overall delivery of service to our clients. You will be responsible for the processing of insurance placements, preparation of market submissions and client documentation to a high standard and checking documentation for accuracy prior to issuance to the client.

Candidate profile:

It is essential that candidates have experience of the following key responsibilities in a similar role:

  • Preparation of MRC and MRCE.
  • Invoicing of Premiums and Bordereau using Brokasure Enterprise (BE) and submission to Xchanging via IMR.
  • Preparation of Binding Authority Agreements, knowledge of ATLAS and BARS.
  • Monitoring and Actioning Bureau Held Funds and Monthly KPI’s.
  • Understanding Regulatory and Compliance for Retail and Wholesale business.
  • Working knowledge of PPL.
  • Working knowledge of Global Tax Liabilities and ability to create and action Tax Schedules.

Although this role is within Professional and Financial Risks Division they will consider candidates from alternate insurance lines background as long as the essential technical criteria listed above are met.

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Senior Technician
Sector: Insurance
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per annum
Location: London
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909348
About the role

We are working with a Lloyd’s broker who is looking to add a technician to their international casualty team.

You will be responsible for all aspects of producing and processing technical documentation. Business is Open Market, Binding Authority and coverholder. Experience in MRC’s and Slips is essential.

In order to be considered for the role, you will need a thorough understanding of International Non-US London market Casualty wordings and clauses, as well as how these are applied.

A working knowledge of PPL process would be beneficial.

In exchange, our client offers a very competitive salary along with an extensive benefits package.

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Wedding Planner - FTC
Sector: Hospitality and Events Management
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 909341
About the role

Luxury, grandeur and spectacular!

Our client, one of the finest country house venues in the tantalising Essex Countryside have a fantastic opportunity for you.

They are seeking a full time Wedding Planner to join their team to support the corporate, wedding sales and planning team on a fixed term contract.

You will be working alongside the Head of Wedding Planning and the CEO in a buzzing environment, that requires you to focus on every little detail to deliver beyond expectations.

If you have previous experience of wedding planning then this could be your next role!

Due to the location, you must hold a full UK licence and have access to a car.

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Technical Draughtsperson/Design Engineer
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909352
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Technical Draughts person/Design Engineer for our client based in Witham.

Are you able to use Solidworks, and graphic software such as Adobe and Affinity?

You will have a keen interest in product design, with a natural aptitude for technical drawing and graphic design. You will need to be able to work unsupervised, and under your own initiative.

Immediate duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Creating and updating product drawings using Solidworks.
  • Creating and updating internal documentation for manufacture.
  • Completing the detailed design of products and assemblies using Solidworks.
  • Creating and maintaining bills of materials.
  • Setting up production procedures and problem solving product and production issues.
  • Documenting simple design modifications.
  • Creating and maintaining user instructions and documentation using Adobe or Affinity software.
  • Creating rendered images of new and existing products.
  • Creating layouts of stage set-ups for customers.
  • Creating specification sheets for sales purposes.

Hours: 08.30 to 17.30 with 30 minutes’ lunch break.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

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Industrial Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909344
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be assisting with an integral hire, for a well-regarded business in Sudbury.

The Industrial Engineer is a key position within a newly created team whose primary responsibility is to deliver continuous improvement initiatives across all levels/functions of the business.

You will be the driving force behind fostering a culture of sustainable change through the creation, coaching and embedding of LEAN methodology, its tools, and the supporting framework to deliver business transformation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To identify and deliver improvement activities across the business through employing process improvement methodologies and the application of innovative thinking.
  • To work with key business stakeholders to build a Continuous Improvement environment to support an on-going programme of change.
  • To lead, facilitate and coach LEAN/process improvement based workshops or Kaizen's to drive ideas and solutions.
  • To support the delivery of better value and greater efficiency through the identification and elimination of unnecessary complexity within business processes and identify better ways of working.
  • To identify trends and process variations as part of establishing a Continuous Improvement monitoring system.
  • To assist in the development and implementation of 'best-in-class' Continuous Improvement strategy.
  • To take ownership of change initiatives from evolution/efficiency identification through to project delivery via internal governance and controls.
  • To ensure the business impact and project objectives/dependencies are identified, reported on and managed at all times.
  • To set up programmes, deliver coaching and run projects across all functions.
  • To complete post implementation reviews to ensure successful delivery has been achieved and to ensure that improvements can be made for future projects (lessons learned).

Experience and key skill requirements:

  • Experience in Manufacturing / Engineering.
  • Significant experience of hands-on implementation of Continuous Improvement programmes and LEAN solutions.
  • Ability to operate and communicate within a cross-functional team made up of both technical and non-technical members.
  • Manage time efficiently to meet reactive business demands.
  • Ability to set-up, facilitate and lead improvements/Kaizen sessions with a range of business stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into operational requirements.
  • Accreditation in Lean Six Sigma Green/Black(preferred) belt as a minimum.
  • Project management skills desirable, but not essential.
  • Experience in designing remediation plans to address productivity and efficiency issues, and track record of following through to ensure closure.
  • A 'completer-finisher' taking accountability for ideas from inception to delivery, in an environment that requires robust metrics to confirm success.

Offering an excellent package, working location, company bonus and extensive benefits package - this is a great team to be part of!

 

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Finance Assistant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909331
About the role

Our client is a Design and Building Consultancy in the heart of Ipswich.

Due to company growth, the company is now looking for a finance assistant to join the current finance team.

- You will need to provide support to the management accountant on financial matters,

- Provide support to the Management Accountant on financial matters.

- Ensure financial information is available on a timely basis.

- Work flexibly to support delivery across the service.

- Take ownership for own personal development.

- Support the effective delivery of financial information for The Group.

- Ensure accurate and timely information is available for budget monitoring.

- Day to day administration of orders, invoices and payments in Sage for multiple companies.

- Assist with preparation of annual auditor pack to external auditor deadline.

- Assist with other tasks as and when required to assist the Business Team.

- Research and keep up to date on developments in financial and procurement regulations - relating to the property sectors we are or intending to operate in.

- Maintain knowledge of relevant systems and technology in support of the business function.

- Ensure that budgets are monitored effectively and actions to address any issues are planned in.

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New Homes Sales Advisor
Sector: Sales
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909317
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for a New Homes Sales Advisor on behalf of a client based in Colchester.

You will be working with house-building clients, you will be based on-site at new housing developments in and around the Colchester area and at the Colchester offices when required.

Your role will be to work with site-based staff in promoting the services of the company to potential house buyers. Working with the developers in the promotion of house sales.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver exceptional customer service alongside achieving sales targets for developments as set by Director.
  • Progressing sales through to completion, dealing with customers, estate agents, solicitors and clients throughout.
  • Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm to work to deadlines/targets.
  • The ideal candidate will be bright, energetic, confident, organised and an extremely well-presented successful Sales Adviser.
  • A successful Negotiator is positive, professional and vibrant. They have lots of energy for life and are driven to meet targets and to push themselves towards more senior roles whilst having fantastic earning potential.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience of either estate agency or the new homes market will be necessary.
  • You will possess a proven track record in the sales and customer service industry and have the determination to meet and exceed target’s set.
  • The ability to work towards your own targets in addition to contributing fully to the wider team.
  • Previous sales and/or customer service experience is essential.
  • Target driven.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure within a target orientated environment with minimal supervision
  • Accurate, numerate and computer literate.
  • A team player with excellent organisational skills.
  • Must have a full UK driving licence and own transport.

Benefits:

  • Ongoing support and development programme.
  • 20 Days Paid Holiday, (Plus Bank Holidays or Time off in lieu).
  • Perkbox Group discounts and employee benefits Scheme, including free personal Mobile Phone Insurance Cover.
  • Death in service benefit.
  • Contributory workplace pension.
  • Generous Staff referral bonus scheme.
  • Free Blue-Crest Prevention plus Health Screening.

If you believe that you have what it takes, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary package including a competitive basic salary plus bonus, comprehensive training and development and genuine career progression opportunities.

 

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Production Operative
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909291
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Production Operative for their client based in Witham.

Do you have previous experience with soldering and LED’s?

Are you able to use hand tools including a soldering iron?

Key responsibilities of the role:

This role will be focused more around the electronics the company make

  • Assembling LED lights using various hand tools including soldering irons.
  • Assembly of light accessories such as power supplies, li-ion batteries, battery charging stations etc.
  • You may also be required to help build other products within the company.
  • Following testing procedures and packing of the product.
  • You may also be required on occasion to contribute to the running upkeep of the warehouse including general warehouse duties.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to use hand tools including soldering iron.
  • Happy to get involved and learn new skills.
  • Needs to have excellent work ethic.
  • Some experience using a reach forklift is preferred.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in assembly is required.
  • Previous relevant experience with soldering and LED’s is preferred.
  • Metalwork experience would be preferred.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday.

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Digital Project Manager
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Kelvedon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909292
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Digital Project Manager for their client, a highly reputable and leading agency based on the outskirts of Kelvedon.

Do you have experience of managing digital projects?

Do you have understanding of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript?

Your duties will include:

  • Planning delivery of digital projects, including key milestones from the outset but liaising with the required internal teams.
  • Managing key client projects.
  • Communicating effectively as the key contact during a project with the client and key stakeholders on the project regarding progress.
  • Manage issues or problems internally with the teams and find solutions that have a minimal impact on the overall project.
  • Meet SLA agreements.
  • Confidently use project management software.
  • Plan, track and measure every project to ensure you have stayed within timescales and budgets.
  • Keep track of digital TrendSM analyse industry benchmarks and implement them onto your projects.
  • Continuously assess working processes and procedures with a view to constantly improve how we do things as a digital team.
  • Work with the internal teams to assess resource required for each project.

You must have proven experience of managing digital projects, an understanding of web technologies, and have the ability to work under pressure.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday-Friday.

 

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Warehouse Supervisor
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £25,000 - £26,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909289
About the role

Are you experienced within Warehouse Supervision?

If so, then we want to hear from you!

Our client based in Colchester is looking for a proactive and enthusiastic individual to join their team as a Warehouse Supervisor.

This position will be working Monday to Friday, 8.5 hours per day!

Your duties will consist of:

  • Overseeing the eight routine warehouse tasks involved around goods-in and goods-out
  • Supervising the team including, motivation, communication, task rotation and appraisals
  • Maintaining high standards such as ensuring processes are adhered to
  • Weekly meetings with the Warehouse Manager

Looking to pay approx £26,000, you will also receive 21 days holiday, free lunch and snacks and be a part of the company bonus scheme!

If this position is just what you are looking for then don’t delay, apply today.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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CAD Technician & Project Administrator
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 904335
About the role

Due to the continued growth of their business, our client is looking to expand their team and are delighted to announce that they have a full time permanent employment position available for a CAD Technician & Project Administrator.

You will be working within a team to assist in general administration duties, data entry and CAD drawings using AutoCAD and SolidWorks.

Role will involve:

  • Creating QA documents for the production department along with CAD drawings.
  • CAD drawings will be created using SolidWorks software.
  • From time to time you may be required to lift heavy items (up to 25kgs) within a workshop environment for checking tolerances etc. against 3D CAD models/drawings.
  • Inputting Sales Orders, Purchase Orders, Work Orders, Production Orders on ERP System.
  • Using bespoke company CRM System for various tasks including contact management.
  • Designing and making drill jigs.
  • Completing QA documents and final sign off prior to release to manufacture.

Occasionally it may be requested for you to assist in manufacturing. You will be given necessary H&S training for any work requested of you. This will assist in your understanding of the products and manufacturing methods.

Job specific training will be required and given. The role can involve heavy lifting.

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Field Service Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £30,000 - £33,000 per annum
Location: UK
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909272
About the role

Are you an experienced dental engineer?

Have you previously worked in a field-based role?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for Field Service Engineers on behalf of a company that is a leading supplier in their field based in Witham, Essex.

We are predominately looking for engineers based in Manchester, Gloucester, London, Leicester and Basingstoke.

The purpose of this role is to attend customer sites on a reactive/planned/installation request basis to carry out work as required.

Your duties will include:

  • Delivery, installation and validation of new equipment
  • Carrying out scheduled maintenance as required
  • Attending breakdowns and resolving to completion of repair
  • Carry out site surveys as required
  • Accurate recording of data to complete reports both internally and to customers
  • Carrying out work within contract guidelines or advising the customer if any additional costs incurred
  • Completion of job-related paperwork and e-forms efficiently and professionally
  • Managing your own spare parts van stock levels
  • Providing technical assistance to customers, office staff and fellow engineers
  • Assisting customers with advice in all areas of engineering, equipment performance and regulatory compliance
  • Promotion of equipment sales and contract consolidation options available to the customer

In return, you will get your own van to use for personal use as well, and will receive opportunities for overtime!

This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday – Friday.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Production Operative
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £8.22 - £8.44 per hour
Location: Halstead Essex
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 907813
About the role

Just Recruitment is seeking driven Production Operatives to work for a company based in Halstead, Essex.

Are you looking for a new opportunity?
Are you willing and motivated?
Are you flexible and reliable?

The role will include:

  • General warehouse duties
  • Cleaning down the work areas
  • Production of dry food
  • Moving boxes
  • Picking and packing products

Shifts available:

22:00 - 07:00
15:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:30

Don’t delay, contact us today!

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