ionic nominated as Best Recruitment Agency in On The Tools Awards!

nominated as Best Recruitment Agency! It is with great pride that we announce our nomination for the ‘Best Recruitment Agency’ for the On the Tools Awards! On the Tools is a website for the sharing of ‘on site banter’ and to bring together contractors and sub-contractors to identify business opportunities. With over 1.6 million users […]

Everything you need to know about IR35

Following the recent changes to IR35 legislation, we’ve compiled our most frequently asked questions since the changes first came into place and discuss how they could affect workers engaged via Limited Companies in the future.

The Construction Industry reacts to Hung Parliament in 2017 Election

The Construction industry reacts to Hung Parliament in 2017 Election Following the result of a hung parliament on the 9th June, the industry have been speaking their minds on the issues unfolding. We’ve compiled the most influential Construction Sector opinions to offer an insight into how this could impact the market.

Trades workers at a greater risk than any other profession

Trades workers at a greater risk than any other profession If you knew there was an illness that was killing thousands of construction workers, almost undetectable to the untrained eye; would you want to know the cause?

How to apply for a Labourer CSCS Green Card

How to Apply for a Labourer CSCS Green Card A quick and simple ionic guide to what you will need for a Green CSCS Labourer card.

5 Things you must include in a Professional Construction CV

5 Things you must include in a Professional Construction CV With the internet full to the brim with CV writing tutorials, it can be hard to decide who to listen to. We’ve put together an essential Construction CV guide that will apply to you whether you are a Quantity Surveyor, a Tenant Liaison Officer, a […]

Is the Apprenticeship Levy beneficial to the construction industry?

Is the Apprenticeship Levy beneficial to the construction industry? With the introduction of the governments new Apprenticeship Levy set to take place in April and the growing pressures of the skills shortage, we ask: can the new tax have a positive impact on the construction industry? So, what is the Apprenticeship Levy? In April all […]

Could women help solve the trades skills shortage?

Could women help solve the trades skills shortage? Figures released by AXA insurance in February highlighted a massive lack of gender equality in the construction industry; with women making up a mere 5.2% of the current trades workforce.  We’ve taken a look at the key statistics to demonstrate some of the main issues from the report […]

How do I complete my agency timesheet?

How do I complete my agency timesheet? Temporary employees at Ionic Recruitment need to complete paper timesheets to validate the hours or days they have worked for our client and to ensure they are paid at the end of each week. Completing your timesheet correctly is the most important part of your week! Here’s the […]