Recruitment agency Ashley Kate HR & Finance has seen its employment law update, which normally only attracts 100 HR professionals take over 1200 registrations since switching to a new online webinar format.
For many years the Ashley Kate team has collaborated with leading employment law specialists Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP to bring the HR Community timely employment law advice and case law updates at face-to-face seminars, but the events of last 12 months have required a faster and more efficient way to provide advice on fast moving issues such as furlough payments and business restructuring.
“Over the last twenty years our brand has ridden through the highs and lows of a recession and now a pandemic, which demonstrates how quickly we can adapt and evolve to stay ahead of other recruitment consultancies,” says Paul Brammer managing director of Ashley Kate HR & Finance. “Moving to online updates ensured we were able to engage with the HR community to offer solutions at a time when they needed advice on so many new changes and regulations.”
Naeema Choudry, Partner from Eversheds Sutherland added: “By aligning our skillsets with Ashley Kate HR & Finance, we are able to reach a UK-wide network of over 300,000 HR and finance professionals at a time when their companies are relying on them for help to make crucial decisions. Our webinars have helped to ensure that businesses are up to date with the latest level developments thereby protecting the future of the company from potential exposure to litigation as well as enabling them to plan growth based upon future trends.”
Ashley Kate HR & Finance is headquartered in Nottingham and offers a UK-wide service to employers and candidates. It has supported many professionals throughout their career from administration through to board level appointments with a 95 per cent success rate at placing the right candidate with the right company.
The Ashley Kate brand was established in 2001 by Naomi Asher and Hilary Scanlon as an HR recruitment consultancy. In January 2015, the company was acquired by Nicholas Associates Group and a merger with an existing specialism, Finance Recruitment Consultants created a new brand, Ashley Kate HR & Finance in order to support both HR and finance professionals across the UK.