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A well earned sunny break by Mel Stringer, Credit Control Manager - Shepton Mallet Branch

A well earned sunny break by Mel Stringer, Credit Control Manager - Shepton Mallet Branch

7th July 2014

Well just come back from my sunny holidays in Turkey with my lovely husband and a break from the children. I have a busy life but I love it! I work for Red Berry behind the scenes in accounts which is based in head office in Shepton Mallet. We have a small team and my main job is doing the Credit Co... Read more >

Networking and Territory Mapping by Joe Bowley, Industrial Consultant

Networking and Territory Mapping by Joe Bowley, Industrial Consultant

24th June 2014

As part of my role as a Industrial Consultant I have to represent Red Berry and I do this in lots of different ways but the main two are Networking and Territory Mapping. When it comes to Networking I regularly attend some local events each month and I attend the BNI West Mendip Chapter every week i... Read more >

A Busy New Berry by Vicki Parry - Industrial Consultant Bridgwater

A Busy New Berry by Vicki Parry - Industrial Consultant Bridgwater

20th June 2014

As I am a relatively new Berry and an all-round technophobe it’s going to take me a bit of time to get used to this blog lark, but here goes! What a busy week! The new Bridgwater branch is going amazingly well and it’s really a testament to the commitment of the team here as well as the other br... Read more >

What a busy few weeks, by Rachael Haynes - Area Manager

What a busy few weeks, by Rachael Haynes - Area Manager

17th June 2014

Having been far too busy to have written my blog last week (Ooops!) I now find myself in the happy position of having twice as much material to draw upon so here goes with a fortnight worth of my red berry blog. I have completely exhausted myself being super manic busy standing in for Rosie covering... Read more >

Keep your staff motivated by Helen Lacey, MD

Keep your staff motivated by Helen Lacey, MD

4th June 2014

With 16 staff to manage, lead, coach and keep motivated you would easily ask the question…HOW!!? Well, I guess I am fortunate to have a lot of energy and a great team so my job is relatively easy! The best way I find to motivate people is by clear goals and targets, i.e. what is it that you want t... Read more >

My First Tender by Jessica Harmer

My First Tender by Jessica Harmer

7th November 2012

Proposing a tender isn’t something that I have done before so when Helen, my MD, mentioned that a very prestigious Yeovil client had invited us to stand, my emotions were a mixture of excitement and nerves.Firstly, we had to prepare ourselves, in order to give the highest standard of performance, ... Read more >

Red Berry Land Update

Red Berry Land Update

18th June 2012

Dear Readers,Its seems ages, well it has been to be honest, that I have actually written a BLOG! Though I hope you have been reading the news articles that have been in the Western Gazette each week as we have been blogging and twittering these and also about the Awards that we keep winning. As you ... Read more >

New Year!

New Year!

23rd January 2012

Well Readers, I thought it might be quite nice to summarise 2011 and look back and some of the events that Red Berry has done. The year started off with a very hard winter, snow, snow all-around! With the opening of my second office in Yeovil, it didn't bode well and the flying start that my Shepton... Read more >

REC: 12 weeks on from AWR and temp demand remains strong!

REC: 12 weeks on from AWR and temp demand remains strong!

20th December 2011

This comes alongside the nearing of the first tranche of workers qualifying for extra rights under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) having been in their position for over 12 weeks - which comes into effect on 24 December.On the permanent side, the JobsOutlook shows that more companies are much m... Read more >

AWR Help

AWR Help

14th September 2011

The AWR come into force on 1 October 2011. Regulation 5 of the AWR provides that agency workers will have the right to equality of treatment with comparable direct recruits of the hirer in respect of certain basic working and employment conditions after a 12-week qualifying period. Hirers will be re... Read more >

Award Ceremony

Award Ceremony

21st July 2011

With very successful business comes the invitation to a prestigious awards ceremony.I hear you ask, what’s an award ceremony?Admittedly it is a one off excuse to invest in that brand new designer dress you have had your eye on for months, a new pair of sky-scraping heels, alongside a clutch bag th... Read more >

Life of a... Managing Director at Red Berry Recruitment

Life of a... Managing Director at Red Berry Recruitment

10th May 2011

Well, anyone who knows recruitment will know there is no typical day! I tend to be up from anywhere between 5.30 am and 6.30am as I attend a number of breakfasts events so my mornings can start very early! I tend to look at my emails as soon as I wake up, in fact I look at my emails before I go to b... Read more >

Kirk Shortland, A Day in the life of…

Kirk Shortland, A Day in the life of…

9th May 2011

There is no ‘typical day’ at Red Berry Recruitment. Yeovil has been up and running for over 6 months now and as the business has expanded, the days seem to have shortened!Time Management is a key component to my day, however there is always something that will change your proactive plan of attac... Read more >

March 2011

March 2011

15th March 2011

Well, what a great few weeks we have had, the valentines competition saw some very lucky winners winning bottles of wine and chocolates and the Red Berry Love was spread far and wide across Somerset. The Shepton Mallet office is still going strong with Emily settling into her role as the commercial ... Read more >

Red Berry 2011

Red Berry 2011

1st January 2011

Well I can’t believe it, it’s 2011, where does the time go!? So, what to write about, well, to summarise 2010 I would say in one word “fabulous!” It’s been an interesting past 12 months with a few staff changes, numerous networking and events attended, Christmas, opening of the new office ... Read more >

 

 

 

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