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28 Apr 21

Putting the Human Touch back...

For roles like Head Chefs, Sous Chefs and CDPs, it can be difficult to recruit in high numbers. These types of candidates want a recruiter who understands their expertise and knows the right

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22 Apr 21

Solving the Peaks and Troughs...

Relying on tourism, school holidays and of course an easing of covid restrictions, can be a tricky task to juggle for HR and Staffing managers in the leisure sectors. It can be difficult to

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13 Apr 21

Soaring to Success - Arc Team...

It’s not just pouring pints and laying tables that Arc Team Members can experience! Before lockdown 2 and then 3(!) we were providing team members to a major theme park in the north west. It’s

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19 Mar 21

Lockdown One Year On: How...

Well, 1 year on from lockdown! If you had told us then that we would still be in lockdown a year later we wouldn’t have believed you for a second! It’s been a challenging 12 months, but we’re so

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3 Mar 21

5 Tips for your next high...

Recruiting for large numbers of people and one-off events can seem daunting. It’s difficult to know where to start and sometimes feels impossible. We’ve been doing it for years and trust us

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3 Mar 21

4 Simple but effective ways...

When lockdown took force in March 2020, we, like many businesses, had to move our interviews and induction process to be fully online. One of the problems we noticed was how time-consuming 1-to-1

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3 Mar 21

3 benefits to a fully online...

2020 saw the world work in new ways, confined to our houses and not able to meet in person. To succeed in a Covid world, recruitment and staffing needed to quickly shift to being fully online and

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3 Mar 21

How can I benefit from having...

In an uncertain climate and economy, where demand is changing on a day-to-day basis, it’s important you have a trustworthy staffing partner on hand to assist with any last-minute demands or changes

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3 Mar 21

The Importance of Staff...

Staff welfare has always been important, but in a post Covid 19 world, it is has become even more crucial to check in with staff and make sure they are okay. When you have a lot of staff on the books

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3 Mar 21

5 Questions You Should Ask...

Choosing the right staffing partner can be a minefield — there are so many agencies to choose from and often it’s difficult to know where to begin. That’s why we’ve prepared these 5 questions for you

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16 Feb 21

Temp to Perm: My Story ...

We’re living in a world where Airline Pilots are temping as Delivery Drivers; Event Managers are running Covid-19 Testing Centres; Singers are manning supermarket checkouts and Television Presenters

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5 Feb 21

400 shifts, 5 years, 1 hard...

Congratulations to Nurat from Arc London who recently completed her 400th shift with Arc! This is a huge achievement and we are so pleased to have Nurat as part of Team Arc. Since 2016, Nurat has

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29 Jan 21

ISO 9001 Renewed for 2nd Year...

We’re pleased to announce that we have renewed our ISO 9001 status, certified by UKAS, for the second year running. This is a huge achievement for our company in what was such a challenging

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13 Jan 21

Hospitality in 2021 and...

Hospitality was without a doubt one of the worst affected industries in 2020. 2021 is still set to be a challenging one for the industry, with things unlikely to return to “events as we know them”

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7 Jan 21

4 Trends We Expect in 2021...

If 2020 taught us anything it’s that we can’t predict what will happen in a week, month, or year! Things are changing by the day and we plan on keeping up with all news and regulations that affect

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23 Dec 20

Working at Covid 19 Testing...

What are testing centres? Testing centres have been introduced up and down the country to help track and trace the virus and allow people with symptoms to be tested for the coronavirus. What

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18 Dec 20

Every Minute of Every Day...

Did you know we’re 24/7? As our night shift work is taking off, with multiple shift start times throughout the night, we have introduced a fully 24/7 service. Allowing our staff and clients to

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18 Dec 20

Brexit Statement 2020...

The UK left the EU on 31st January 2020 and the transition period ends on 31st December 2020. As a largely UK sourced business we do not expect our operations to be immediately impacted. However, we

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27 Nov 20

Arc Partners with The Mix...

Arc Hospitality and Arc Recruitment are pleased to announce a new partnership with the UK's leading digital youth support charity The Mix. The Mix will help the Arc Group focus on mental health

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16 Sep 20

Warning this post contains a...

We’re really pleased that two members of our lovely staff from Manchester have worked so hard throughout lockdown that they’ve been taken on full time directly by the client. Harry and Abderrahman

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8 Sep 20

“I am still learning”...

At Arc, we believe it’s important to constantly keep learning and improving. We want to invest in our people and their skills to help the business thrive. That’s why we offer all our full-time staff

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1 Sep 20

How to Succeed on Shift and...

Turn up with a smile and enthusiasm Whether it’s your first ever shift or your 50th, it’s important to turn up to each one with an eagerness to succeed and a positive attitude. Smile at all your

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18 Aug 20

5 Essential Chef Skills...

Being a chef can be extremely rewarding and exciting. Everyday is different and you are constantly creating and adapting new dishes and menus. Perfecting cooking is an art and there are so many

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21 Jul 20

What the New Coronavirus...

Following the government’s announcement last week that events and gatherings can slowly return over the next few months, we’ve looked into how this will affect our event staffing operation. Client

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10 Jul 20

Arc Alumni - Luke - Arc London...

Luke – Arc London – Independent Strategy, Operations and Innovation Consulting at Freshminds Luke worked with Arc for 2 years while at University in London. He’s now moved on to a role as a

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10 Jul 20

Remote Recruitment and the...

At Arc, we’re a UK wide recruiter covering many corners of the country from Aberdeen down to Brighton. Although we have 7 permanent offices, we also specialise in remote recruitment and

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9 Jul 20

Arc Alumni - Rachelle - Arc...

Rachelle Arc London – Hospitality and Events Expert Rachelle describes herself as a Venue Guru, Organiser Extraordinaire and Chief Cook Bottle Washer meaning she’s a jack of all hospitality

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2 Jul 20

Arc Alumni - Elisha – Arc...

Wellcome Trust PhD Student – Molecular Biology Elisha worked with Arc during her time studying at the University of Liverpool and worked regularly at venues such as Anfield, the Liver Building and

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25 Jun 20

Arc Alumni - Lewis Cowan ...

Concessions F&B Unit Supervisor – Levy Restaurants – O2 Arena Lewis started working for Arc Hospitality way back in 2015, as a cashier at various venues across London. During his time at Arc,

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18 May 20

Thank you to our amazing...

Thank you to our amazing hospitality workers! Across our UK sites, we usually have thousands of staff working every week at multiple venues. We meet new people every day from all walks of life.

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28 Apr 20

Coronavirus Update...

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future” (John F. Kennedy) As we reflect on the last two months the first thing that springs to

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11 Apr 19

ARC'S WORKER OF THE MONTH...

At Arc we believe that it is important to recognise and reward our staff. 70% of employees say that motivation and morale would improve massively if managers said thank you more (Reward Gateway,

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26 Oct 18

INTRODUCING OUR STAFF WELFARE...

We want to make sure our staff are as happy and comfortable at Arc as possible. We want you to know that your opinion matters and that we’ll do all we can to give you the best experience possible.

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13 May 18

THE GUIDE TO A PERFECT CV AND...

Recruitment, it’s what we do best. In 2017, we recruited 8,733 staff alone. All 8,733 recruits were assessed and trained to the highest standard and then supplied to some of the UK’s most exciting

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14 Nov 18

ANDY: FROM TEMPORARY WORKER...

At Arc we encourage growth, we like to see people grow and provide them with opportunities to help them on their journey. We are well known for our cultivating internal workforce- 60% of which

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21 Aug 18

SARAH KING- AREA MANAGER,...

Role in Company: Area Manager, Midlands I am the Area Manager for our Midlands office which currently encompasses Birmingham, Nottingham and Leicester as our main offices. I oversee the daily

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6 Nov 16

WHAT IS AGENCY WORK?...

What is Agency Work? Agency work is not what you may imagine it to be, and is not dominated by football agents and modelling agencies! – it is a way of picking up fun, flexible temporary work. Arc

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5 Aug 17

PAUL MARCINKOWSKI - DIRECTOR...

Role in Company: Director What inspired you to start the company: Technically - I didn't as I joined mike 4 months in. However: Mike and I had always talked about running our own business at

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10 Sep 18

KATE HARDY- AREA MANAGER,...

Role in the company: Area Manager, Yokshire  When did you start working for Arc: I first started working directly for Arc in December 2017, however was a client of theirs for approximately 2

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15 Feb 16

PRESS RELEASE: SMALL BUSINESS...

Reported in the Liverpool Echo on 12 February 2016 Michael Gavin spotted the chance to start a recruitment agency while working for Liverpool Football Club. Michael Gavin, co-owner of Arc

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24 May 19

Britbet Press Release...

After a successful start to the racing season, Arc are pleased to announce that Britbet have signed a two-year contract with us. The contract makes Arc Britbet’s preferred agency partner and

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28 May 19

Northern Ireland: Our biggest...

The 148th Open Golf Championship 2019 is fast approaching! We’re currently recruiting for waiting-on, bar staff, supervisors and team leaders to join our team for Northern Ireland’s biggest event

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10 Jul 19

Sarah: From Account Manager...

At Arc, we enjoy celebrating the hard work of our team and watching our team grow together. An example of this is Sarah King, who started as an Account Manager back in 2017 and has worked herself up

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22 Nov 19

Yule Love Christmas at Arc...

At Arc, we’re gearing up for another busy but exciting Christmas period across the UK. 2019 is an exciting year for us as we’ll be venturing into Ireland for the first time, with Christmas parties

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8 Nov 19

EAT SLEEP PLAN REPEAT:...

At Arc Hospitality we know the benefits of working along your studies such as learning a new skill, gaining financial stability and making new friends. However, we know it can be hard to juggle all

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8 Apr 19

ARC AND THE COMMUNITY...

Over the last few months, our team has been focusing on getting involved with our local communities and giving something back. At Arc, we feel that it is important to get to know others in our

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4 Aug 17

MICHAEL GAVIN - DIRECTOR...

  Role in Company: Director My role in conjunction with Paul (business partner) is to manage our operational and financial teams across the UK ensuring the whole business runs as smoothly as

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25 Mar 19

ARC'S STAFF VIEWS ON BREXIT...

With the planned date of Brexit less than two weeks away, Arc decided to investigate how Brexit might affect our work force. The hospitality industry is one that’s expected to be massively

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26 Feb 20

Top tips for casual staff in...

A busy events season is always right around the corner — and if you are looking for casual work options that you can fit around studying, child care, or other responsibilities then you’ve come to the

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7 Sep 18

10 YEARS LATER......

INTRODUCTION Arc have recently celebrated our 10th birthday, during our busiest period yet. Where have these last 10 years gone?!  Looking back, we have come a long way since Mike and Paul were

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24 May 19

Arc's Northern Ireland Job...

The Royal Portrush Open is fast approaching so act quick and be a part of Northern Ireland’s biggest event of 2019! This once in a lifetime event is coming to Royal Portrush for the first time in 68

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