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Catch up with our blog to find out what the Futures team have been up to, as well as to read articles on key trends, press releases, industry analysis, case studies and more.

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Is hybrid working desired by job seekers?

May 10th, 2022

From wellbeing to working from home, there are plenty of buzzwords when it comes to post-pandemic work trends. The past two years have seen a shift in the work mindsets for many, and businesses must adapt to the changing needs of their employees. But what are people looking for from their next role?

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Futures’ FMCG Transformation

January 28th, 2022

We’re thrilled to announce that our Food and Drink team has officially become our FMCG division, encompassing a larger range of FMCG specialties!

Futures’ expert Food and Drink team has experienced rapid growth over the last year with six new hires. As their team grew, so did their areas of expertise; gaining consultants with expert insight into the Health and Beauty industry, white goods and other unique areas of the FMCG sector.

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Futures Social Values

March 22nd, 2021

Futures is proud to announce that we:

  • Recruit locally, with 90% staff living within 15 miles of the workplace.
  • Support local independent and small businesses, with over 40% supply chain local providers.
  • Champion and actively engage with local charitable causes and campaigns.
  • Invest in staff wellbeing, provide counselling, access to mental health support services and encourage staff to participate in active volunteering events and socials which contribute towards physical and social wellbeing (e.g. climbing, axe throwing, rounders, walks).

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4 ways to challenge change – Eliminating gender bias in the workplace

March 5th, 2021

Even in the 21st century shocking statistics demonstrate that gender bias still exists in the workplace with an expected 100 year timeframe to close the current global gender pay gap. Action is even more vital after reports that Covid-19 could reverse decades of progress made in gender equalities after a large scale of women were forced to give up work in order to manage childcare during the pandemic.

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How to support and prepare your workforce for a return to the office

March 1st, 2021

The large and sudden changes to the way we work over the past year have left mixed feelings in the workforce. How has working from home affected your employees? And how are they feeling about returning to the office once lockdown eases?

These are the kind of questions that all employers should be asking themselves and preparing a toolkit to help make this transition as easy as possible on your team.

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