News and commentary on the business world

We like to share what we’re up to and also when we find something that we think you’ll find useful too.

Keep an eye on this page for the latest recruitment insights, people news and, of course, an occasional reason to work with Six Degrees Recruitment.

Returning to work after maternity leave

Here is a useful article dedicated to those who have been off on maternity leave for a while and who are about to return to work, with all of the worries that go with it!! Childcare booked – check. Return to work date agreed – check. Sense of calm and wellbeing? Not quite there yet.…

Adding a Non-Executive to a small business

Here at Six Degrees we have been involved in recruiting a number of Non-Executives for different companies in Cumbria. The below article resonates well as recruiting a Non Executive for a small business isn’t about governance, it is about what they can do to help drive the business forward along with utilising their skills and…

UK Unemployment Rate falls again..

Figures are showing a strong labour market as this BBC report states: UK unemployment fell by 75,000 in the three months to July, bringing the jobless rate down to 4.3% from 4.4% in the previous quarter. The rate remains at its lowest since 1975, but a squeeze on real incomes continues, according to the Office for…

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