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Preparing Your CV for new Jobs and Careers

As we approach the end of the year, many thoughts are moving towards a new year, new jobs and of course an updated CV.  When seeking a new role, preparing your CV becomes a critical part of the process as almost all employers will ask you for a CV.  If… Read More

Ring the New Year with a Job Interview

Starting a new year means thinking about new year resolutions.  This is also the time of year when we start to think of new career options or simply a new job or that important first job and of course the job interview. Although there is no better time than the… Read More

Most Enterprising Business Award

On 11 March 2017 Fairways won the prestigious and highly coveted ‘Most Enterprising Business of the Year Award’ at the Women Ahead, Dundee & Angus Business Awards. The award was presented to the owner or manager of a business of any size, who has identified an appropriate market to operate… Read More

Women Ahead Business Awards Finalists

Women Ahead Business Awards 2017  –  The Fairways team are absolutely delighted to announce that two of their key staff have been successful in the judging process to become Women Ahead Business Award Finalists in two different categories. Liz Jackson, Managing Director of Fairways, is a Finalist in the Most… Read More

National Minimum Wage & National Living Wage Increases

Are you prepared for the increases to NMW and NLW on 1 April 2017? The Government’s National Living Wage was introduced on 1 April 2016 for all workers aged 25 and over, and was set at £7.20 per hour.   Employers need to remember that the current National Minimum Wage for… Read More

Vicarious Liability – Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd

 In a recent case at the High Court, regarding a Christmas party event, (Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd [2016] EWHC 3104 (QB).) a claim of vicarious liability was brought against this particular recruitment company. Bearing in mind employers can be vicariously liable for the actions of their employees at work… Read More

Avoiding Christmas Party Legal Hangovers

Avoiding Christmas Party Legal Hangovers can be a nightmare and with the office Christmas Party season in full swing, how do employers survive the festive season without mishap and possible legal action? We have released a helpful list so that your employees can have fun while reminding you, the employer,… Read More

Another Employment Tribunal Win for Fairways

A recent hearing has resulted in a positive outcome resulting in another Employment Tribunal win for Fairways and the company maintaining its 100% success rate in Employment Tribunal Hearings. The Case This particular case related to the Claimant alleging he had been unlawfully discriminated against on the grounds of disability by… Read More

Award Win for Fairways Team

By securely documenting and providing access to the complete employment journey, Fairways has transformed services for both employers and job seekers. Being run by an experienced HR professional,  Fairways isn’t the customary sales-driven business that is customary in recruitment consultancies.  We wanted to change the reputation that recruitment companies have… Read More

Headteacher is fairly dismissed

Headteacher fairly dismissed for failing to disclose her relationship with a sex offender The Court of Appeal has upheld, by a majority, a tribunal decision which found that a school had acted reasonably in dismissing a headteacher for misconduct on the basis that she did not disclose her relationship with… Read More