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Dear Santa…

December 15, 2011 by


For many years as kids we diligently wrote our letters to Santa, full of excitement and anticipation of what the 25th of December might bring us. Provided we were good little boys and girls of course…safe to say I had a few nervy Christmas Mornings, keeking round the door to see if Santa had really been watching […]

Elf Selection

December 13, 2011 by


Now recruiting: Christmas Elves If you think you’re having a busy time just now, trying to buy presents, fretting over having to prepare Christmas dinner, dealing with extended families…then spare a thought for the good folk up at the North Pole! They’re really really busy just now; making last-minute preparations before Santa makes his round the […]

UP goes to Hollywood!

December 6, 2011 by


Well, not quite Hollywood  – but we have been trying our hand at something Hollywood is world-renowned for – its movies! If you’ve visited our website since its re-vamp earlier this year, then you might have noticed our new Top Tips section – full of hints and advice on a range of recruitment, training, job […]

Are we an area of Muppets?!

December 2, 2011 by


It’s happening again. Every few years or so, I start hearing the same old complaint from people I meet with. That there’s a ‘shortage of skills’, and ‘it’s getting really difficult to recruit’ here in the North East. I’ve heard it so many times now that you’d think it would be easier if I just […]