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Employer’s View- IR35 in a nutshell

A new piece of legislation is due to be implemented in the private sector next year (April 2020) for medium to large sized businesses; the “off-paying rules” also known  as IR35. IR35 was introduced in 2000 to prevent tax avoidance from “disguised employment” where contractors would provide their services to clients through a limited company [...]

A 5min interview with Steph, Head of Happiness UK at a top global marketing company in Manchester

Manchester is home to thousands of amazing businesses and along with them come some great roles across all different sectors. Steph works at the global marketing company Social Chain as Head of Happiness UK. She’s been working for Social Chain for two years. At first starting off as a Happiness Manager before being promoted to [...]

The best luxury mobile apps- perfect tools for our private clients and private PAs!

More and more luxury brands are making user friendly lifestyle apps for the high net worth market. We have compiled a list of the best ones for our clients and private PAs below: Wheely The luxury version of Uber with the option to hail chauffeur driven cars around London, Moscow and St. Petersburg. All drivers [...]

A 5min interview with Alanna, a top EA working in Marketing

This month we interviewed the brilliant Alanna Ormonde, a top EA and right hand woman to the Chief Executive of The Marketing Society, an influential and global network of senior marketers, where she has been for the past five years. What made you decide to become an EA?  I really wanted to step up from [...]

A little Guide to Manchester with lifestyle blogger Emmi Bowles

To celebrate the opening of our new Manchester branch we asked our Manchester based guest blogger Emmi Bowles to share her favourite spots around the city including her favourite cafés, meeting places and co-working spaces. ~ Whether you’re new to the city or lived in Manchester all of your life there are plenty of places [...]

Ready for a social media spring clean?

This year it is estimated that there will be  around 2.77 billion social media users around the globe- and we can guarantee that at least half of these users do not have a career savvy online profile. According to a 2018 CareerBuilder survey, 70 percent of employers use social networking sites to research candidates during [...]

Interview with our new Senior Consultant- Liz Yearwood

We are delighted to welcome our new Senior Consultant Liz Yearwood to the team! With an impressive PA and recruitment background we know she will add brilliant expertise and great energy to the office. Tell us a bit about your background and why you joined TalentYard this year? Since completing my degree in 2005 I’ve [...]

A 5min interview with Vicky, a top Private PA

  This month we interviewed Vicky, a talented Private PA with an international background supporting high net worth individuals. All of her roles have been very intense assisting high profile clients in a variety of sectors managing international properties, renovations, organising impressive events, and much more! Working under pressure is second nature to her and [...]

How to increase your chances of securing your dream job!

  You’ve spent hours working on your CV, days preparing for your interview(s), and for some frustrating reason you were unable to secure this role you so wanted. Throughout the years Susie and I have noticed how small changes can really make a huge impact on your job search and securing that dream role. Here [...]

New year, new projects!

January is one of my favourite months, particularly since I started my own business. It is full of positivity, new energy and with the prospect of many exciting projects for the year ahead. We also love catching up with everyone, hearing all about our clients’ plans and assisting them with new hires; and from what [...]