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Contract or Permanent? Who you should hire and when

17th October 2019

When you’re looking to recruit, a common dilemma is whether a permanent or contract solution would be best.  To help you decide, we take a look at eight common recruitment scenarios and for each recommend our answer to the question: permanent or contract? 1. “Deadlines are looming, we need more resource ASAP” Let’s start with […]

7 reasons why hiring an IT contractor is good for team morale

16th August 2019

For 25 years we’ve seen how adding a highly skilled, temporary contractor to your permanent team helps energise and motivate even the most pessimistic professionals. Why does this happen? Here are seven reasons… 1. An injection of energy & enthusiasm When you hire the right contractor with the right skills, they’ll be raring to go […]

Summer may be officially over, but the forecast stays sunny!

2nd September 2018

We saw a dramatic rise in requests for permanent staff from our clients during the hot summer quarter which in turn resulted in an increase in revenue over the period of 30% vs Q2. Allan Callus, our Permanent Recruitment Director explains why and what the trends are likely to be as we move through the […]

Jersey Half Marathon

3rd June 2018

We were delighted to enter 19 ‘Vector runners’ in support of the annual Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Jersey Half Marathon. Members of staff from our East Sussex, Cambridgeshire and Gloucestershire offices joined Vector’s owners Donna & Richard Medway who live and work in Jersey, to run the scenic route which runs from the West of […]

Island Contracting

2nd June 2018

HADLER CONSULTANCY LTD. MARK HADLER – SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER Vector and Mark had worked together previously for St James’s Place Wealth Management in Gloucestershire throughout 2013 – 2016. Our resource team reconnected with Mark as we had been tasked with finding a Senior PM for a Risk project with one of our financial regulatory clients […]


28th March 2018

From 25 May 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be coming into effect which will supersede existing UK data protection legislation. This Regulation aims to enhance privacy rights providing a strict framework for organisations. GDPR will apply to organisations providing goods or services in the EU and GDPR will remain in force […]