Business

Unsung heroes behind the brand – Lisa Weston

When’s she in the office, don’t we know it! Our northern lass Lisa doesn’t do quiet and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Bringing a huge amount of energy into the business every day, Lisa delivers fun and laughter by the bucket load –...

Meet our Recruitment Manager – Zoe!

Utility People are absolutely delighted to welcome our new Recruitment Manager Zoe Conners to our team.   Having worked in the recruitment industry for more than 14 years in a variety of sectors including education, legal and admin, Zoe has gained an excellent understanding of business,...

Unsung Heroes Behind the Brand – Linda Mason

The Mas! When it comes to the success of Utility People it’s a massive team effort, we all work hard we love the team and the banter that comes with it, and I think it’s fair to say we all love the Utility People brand and...

The hidden costs of setting up an energy supplier

Over recent weeks we’ve seen increasing attention from the Regulator on new entrants to the UK energy retail market.  There have been widely publicised complaints that some of the challenger entrants don’t have the necessary skills or finance in place to deliver the service expected...

Where can I look for a new role?

  Looking for a new job can be boring, so here are some ways for you to search for the job you want using more than just job boards!   “MORE THAN THREE-FIFTHS OF GRADUATE RECRUITERS CONFIRMED THEY HAD STEPPED UP USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA THIS YEAR AND...

How to motivate a team

Having worked in the Recruitment sector for the past 20 years it’s safe to say I have seen it all, including ‘the good the bad and the ugly’.  Like every sector, recruitment comes with its challenges, and as a director of a recruitment business, there...

Why technology won’t ever replace personal relationships in business.

With technology changing every time we blink, there are an incredible number of options available for us to communicate with each other. WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, LinkedIn, the list is endless.  Yet with the increase in online tools, it appears that good old fashioned face...

Utility Week Live

Along with many in the industry, I went along to Utility Week Live in Birmingham yesterday, to catch up with customers and candidates. I also made time to attend some of the seminars held in the theatres on the show floor and a real highlight...