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Midlands manufacturing sector could boost economy following Brexit

The Midlands region must build upon its manufacturing strengths in order to help grow the local economy post-Brexit, Jon Collins, leader of Nottingham City Council, has said. In his talk at the Midlands Engine Conference, Collins noted that following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, it’s vital the Midlands Engine initiative is more than[…]

Osborne: Brexit puts West Midlands jobs at risk

If Britain decides to leave the EU, as many as 44,000 jobs could be put at risk, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne claims. Speaking to, Mr Osborne noted that the region plays a key part in Britain’s manufacturing industry and withdrawing from the single market economy could results in thousands of local jobs being[…]

West Midlands build could create 8,500 new jobs

Up to 8,500 new jobs could be created in the West Midlands, thanks to a new scheme which will turn more than 600 acres of land into a huge rail freight transport hub. The project, called West Midlands Interchange, is well-connected, as it is close to Four Ashes train station, the M6 and M54. Gerald[…]

Almost 200 new jobs created by Midlands funding scheme

The Green Shoots Plus scheme has enabled 26 companies in the Midlands to create 174 new jobs locally and safeguarded 55 existing roles. The scheme, which is run by the Express and Star newspaper in conjunction with the University of Wolverhampton, has already awarded £1.6 million in grants to small and medium-sized businesses. Another £1.2[…]

West Midlands firms create 20,000 new jobs in 2015

Two hundred of the largest companies in the West Midlands created 20,000 new jobs in 2015 alone, it has been revealed. New research presented in the BDO West Midlands Report 2016, which aims to create an economic growth barometer, shows that the combined turnover of these businesses was up by five per cent to £130.48[…]

East Midlands boasts a higher rate of employment than London

East Midlands’ rate of employment has risen to 74.4 per cent, thus overtaking London, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Over the course of the past 12 months, 17,000 more East Midlands residents have found work; the number of people claiming unemployment benefits has also dropped by 9,800. Overall, 31.4 million UK workers are now[…]

SF Launches Procurement Division in the East Midlands

Due to the success of the Procurement Division in the West Midlands, SF Group has launched a Procurement & Supply Chain Division in the East Midlands and to manage this process, SF has placed Anna-Maria Bains, a substantially experienced procurement recruiter, the head of this new division with aims to grow the team inline with it’s[…]

2016 looks promising for East Midlands’ businesses

2016 is set to be another success for businesses in the East Midlands, chamber president Jean Mountain recently stated. She praised the “tenacity and ambition” of local businesses, noting that the region’s manufacturing, professional services, construction and creative sectors are particularly strong. “The East Midlands has created jobs at a faster rate than anywhere else[…]

7,000 jobs set to come to the East Midlands area

Some 7,000 new jobs could be created in the east Midlands area if a new development goes ahead, according to development firm Roxhill. The development, which consists of a 250-acre warehouse complex and a new rail freight line, will be located near East Midlands Airport, reports It first needs to be approved by secretary[…]

Finance and accountancy driving job growth

Jobs and wages across the UK are both on the up, thanks to positive growth in the finance and accountancy sectors. According to the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (Apsco), the continued economic recovery has brought with it a 5.7 per cent increase in salaries for professionals in the accountancy, IT and marketing sectors. Though[…]


SF Group’s successful day at the Birmingham City University Graduate Fayre
This week our internal recruitment team attended the Birmingham City University Grad Fayre. We met some exceptionally talented individuals who will hopefully have a long and thriving career with us. If you are a driven and motivated graduate and want to begin a rewarding career with one of the UK'S ... 12:52:41 PM- 26Aug2016
Future trends – What will businesses look like in 20 years
What will our working lives look like in 20 years? Will robots have replaced all humans in offices? Will our daily commutes take place in flying cars? Right now that sounds unlikely. However, the new ability to work from anywhere and still be constantly connected is always developing. SF ... 8:25:24 AM- 26Aug2016
How to work from home and stay productive
The thought of avoiding morning traffic and getting through the ‘to do’ list in absolute peace makes you wonder why more people don’t work from home as it’s a pretty appealing notion. With so much technology at hand, it’s now possible for employees in all kinds of industries to ... 12:28:40 PM- 25Aug2016
SF Group – Candidate care and support
At SF Group, we pride ourselves on candidate care and work hard to give every candidate a positive experience throughout the recruitment process. We are absolutely committed to making sure that our quality of service is not only the highest in the industry, but exceeds the expectations of our clients ... 3:22:44 PM- 11Aug2016
SF Group Welcomes Katy Dunlop
Katy recently joined SF Group in Leicester to drive the Supply Chain and Logistics Division covering the Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes regions. Katy has a strong network within the Supply Chain and Logistics market with over three years recruitment experience in this field covering the East Midlands and Home ... 1:39:32 PM- 29Jul2016
SF Group & Selection Group in Collaboration
This year, SF Group has been realising its growth ambitions by increasing both its service offerings and geographical footprint. Part of this journey has seen professional services recruitment business Selection Group join our team this summer. With SF Group being positioned within the top 100 Businesses to work for by ... 2:25:31 PM- 28Jul2016
A successful CIPS summer BBQ sponsored by SF Group
  This month saw CIPS host a summer BBQ which was held at the Library of Birmingham 3rd floor discovery terrace, which overlooks Birmingham City Centre and they were helped by SF Group who sponsored the event. Guests were welcomed by a red carpet entrance, a glass of bubbly ... 4:06:49 PM- 19Jul2016
SF Group has been shortlisted for the Best Professional Services Recruitment Company Award 2016
We are delighted to announce that SF Group has been shortlisted for the Recruiter’s Investing in Talent Best Professional Services Recruitment Company to Work for Award 2016.    The awards recognise recruitment businesses that understand the value of investing in current and future talent. Judged by an independent panel of ... 4:01:07 PM- 11Jul2016
Why you shouldn’t ignore the agency recruiter
Many clients and candidates question whether they should even bother working with an agency at all with several reluctant to apply to agency job advertisements or making a proactive call to register. However, when you are looking for a job or you need to fill a current vacancy you need ... 12:31:13 PM- 23Jun2016
A very successful night at the dogs!
Last Friday, SF Group had a busy evening at the Nottingham Greyhound stadium celebrating the end of exams with NCASS students. The event proved to be very successful and was full of networking, complimentary drinks from SF Group, competitive races and lots of celebratory NCASS students. During the evening, ... 1:13:15 PM- 17Jun2016
Five trends driving workplace efficiency in 2016
Only two years ago a Deloitte report showed how workplace diversity sits at the bottom of the priority pile for many HR managers - it ranked below leadership, retention and even technology on the list. Progress has been made in the past two years, but there's still plenty of work ... 1:15:52 PM- 15Jun2016
A Successful Networking Event with Freeths LLP and RSM
SF Group had a brilliant time last Thursday at the FD Networking event which was planned in association with Freeths LLP and, the Accountancy practice, RSM. The event was very successful with a number of FD’s and MD’s in attendance. It was the first event that Manchester has arranged within ... 2:31:15 PM- 13Jun2016
SF Group sponsors the NCASS event 2016
SF Group are delighted to be the key sponsors of the ‘NCASS Night at the Dogs’ event at the Nottingham Greyhound Stadium on Friday 10th June, 6pm-11pm. This  event is for NCASS students that want to celebrate the end of their exams in style and it is not to be missed. ... 11:59:50 AM- 02Jun2016
SF Group Welcomes Laura Jenkins
SF Group is pleased to announce that Laura Jenkins has joined our Derby Office Support team. Laura started her career in recruitment over 8 years ago and has gained a range of experience within different disciplines. She joins SF Group as an Office Support Recruitment Consultant where she will be recruiting for all ... 10:01:13 AM- 02Jun2016
Why self-belief is essential for career success
In the workplace, being introverted and lacking self-belief are very different things that people often confuse with each other. You can be quiet, shy and reserved, and know in your head and heart that you’re amazing at what you do. On the flipside, you can be loud and confident but ... 9:59:02 AM- 02Jun2016
SF Group’s successful day at The Job Show in Leicester
Last Thursday, SF Group had a busy day at The Job Show which was held at the Leicester City Football Ground. The Job Show gathered Leicester’s  best employers, recruitment agencies, training providers, universities, colleges and organisations  to unite talent with opportunity. The event proved to be an excellent day of networking and getting to know potential clients ... 12:06:17 PM- 17May2016
SF Group launch in Lincolnshire, Newark and Grantham!
We are delighted to announce our launch into the Lincolnshire, Newark and Grantham regions, in line with our exciting growth strategy. Within our established Lincolnshire, Newark and Grantham team we have Emma McCarthy and Ellen McGrath who will look after the Part-Qualified and Qualified Finance & Accountancy Division, Katy ... 2:45:50 PM- 16May2016
How to motivate your employees, especially on a Monday morning
If many of your employees live for the weekend, its your responsibility to revive and motivate them when the working week starts. However, Mondays needn’t be so painful. There are many ways to ensure that your employees are happy coming to work and feel motivated from the moment they arrive, ... 11:34:29 AM- 11May2016
SF Group Welcomes Hannah Neeworth
SF Group is pleased to announce that Hannah Neeworth has joined our Leicester Marketing team. Hannah started her career in Marketing over 5 years ago and joins SF Group as a Specialist Marketing Consultant where she will be recruiting for all Permanent & Interim opportunities within the East Midlands region. ... 8:26:33 AM- 06May2016
SF Groups Marathon Accomplished
On Sunday 24th April 2016, SF Groups Tom Beale completed the London Marathon to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK. After all the training and preparation over the past few months, the nerves and excitement really kicked in on Saturday when Tom went to pick up his race number. In ... 12:18:59 PM- 26Apr2016



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