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“It was 20 years ago today…”

September 22, 2015 by


Celebrating 20 years of The Urquhart Partnership. “It was 20 years ago today…” as the Beatles famously sang. I remember it exceptionally well…9am on 18th September 1995 when The Urquhart Partnership opened our doors for business at 8 North Silver Street for the first time. We have had some truly amazing times, worked on some fantastic projects, with some brilliant […]

Summer was on a Tuesday this year…

August 13, 2015 by


Our latest blog post, from Lynn Filson, Senior Recruitment Consultant at The Urquhart Partnership. The past few weeks have seen some rather short bursts of sunshine with the majority of the weather pretty unsettled. Only a few weeks ago the Open Golf Championship at St Andrews had to be postponed until the strong winds dropped […]

Adding Value Through Salary Surveys

July 2, 2015 by


Our latest blog from Sarah MacFarlane, Senior HR Consultant about the value that can be added through salary surveys. According to Aberdeen City Council the oil industry in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire employs 137,300, directly and through the supply chain. That’s a lot of people and families relying on income and financial security generated through the […]

Urquhart Partnership Holding announces acquisition of Hampton Associates

June 18, 2014 by


Aberdeen-based Urquhart Partnership Holding Ltd today is delighted to announce its acquisition of award-winning brand and design agency Hampton Associates. The seven-figure deal is largest ever investment made by the parent company of HR, training and recruitment consultancy, The Urquhart Partnership (UP). The announcement adds to the excitement of an already busy year for the […]

How to choose a Coach

June 10, 2014 by


This week UP’s Training Team Lead, Nikki Lebedis is discussing coaching – having been both a coach and ‘coachee’, Nikki shares her experiences and tips for choosing a coach of your own. Coaching (or it’s grander titled equivalent – “Executive Coaching”) is becoming ever more popular. I’m often asked about it, so I thought I would […]

The cHeRries Awards 2014 – The Year of The Selfie!

June 6, 2014 by


The North-East’s HR Community Celebrated in style last night at the 7th Annual cHeRries Awards, recognising excellence in HR, Training & Recruitment. The awards, organised by our very own cushydoos team, were held in the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, and attended by 640 of the region’s leading business professionals. The night kicked off ‘Oscar-style’ with on-stage selfies and […]

Our 200th Blog: Celebrating the Spirit of UP

May 16, 2014 by


Today we’re delighted to be celebrating some special UP achievements in both the online and offline world! Here at the UP Blog, we’re delighted to announce that we’ve reached our 200th blog post (yep, the one you’re reading right now!)! Time really does fly when you’re having fun and we hope you all enjoy reading […]