Category: News

Alliance HGV Class 1 Driver

How long have you been driving for Alliance? I have been with Alliance ever since I passed my Class 1 licence. I would say I started in 1993. What would you say is the reason for you staying with Alliance for these many years? My main reason for staying is Arron. He was the one […]
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Going the extra mile to find the right people

Following Brexit and the closing of borders during the pandemic, the block placed on economic immigration is now starting to bite. The UK is experiencing a shortage of low and unskilled labour as restrictions are eased and output increased. The current shortage of LGV drivers is well documented thanks to coverage by national media, however, […]
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Keeping the door open for temporary drivers

There is currently a shortage of drivers in the UK in excess of 100,000. This is due in part to the pandemic and also Brexit, but whatever the reasons the UK supply chain is battling against the odds to keep everything moving. Unsurprisingly, the nett result of this driver shortage is that rates of pay […]
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We’re back in the office from 5th July

Like most businesses we’ve been carrying out our duties whilst working from home during COVID restrictions and lock downs. And during this time, we’ve successfully placed many candidates as well as welcoming new clients to our agency. However, we have all missed the buzz of sharing our successes together and we are delighted to announce […]
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Alliance People… Arnie McVeighty

My Alliance role is? Associate Partner A typical day for me would be? Being in recruitment I don’t think there is a typical day, especially working in the transport sector. I tend to try and plan my weeks between sorting payroll, canvasing new clients and resourcing to find new drivers. The benefits Alliance brings to […]
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Get on board with IR35

HMRC IR35 regulations will have an impact on how contractors in the private sector operate as of 06th April 2021. This means the responsibility will fall on most clients to establish if a contractor operating via a limited company and assigned through an agency or intermediary is inside or outside IR35 legislation. As such, UK […]
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Alliance People… Iustina Andrei

My Alliance role for Halfords is? I am working as an On-Site Co-ordinator at the Halfords distribution centre in Coventry. A typical day for me would be? A typical day for me would be a busy one. I am always on the phone recruiting staff and helping all our colleagues with any queries they might have […]
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Now and in the future

Managing Director Steven Massey is encouraged by the recent job vacancy figures and also looks ahead to how businesses will need to adapt to the new rules on immigration post Brexit. Increase in vacancies is welcome According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) the number of live job vacancies being advertised has hit 1.36 […]
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Interview with Jack Kidson – Trainee Recruitment Consultant

My role at Alliance is? I initially Joined Alliance Personnel Ltd in an administrative role to assist in all areas of the recruitment processes across all sectors. After having advanced in my skills, I was offered the opportunity to further develop as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant and have now successfully achieved this level. I joined […]
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