A Guide to Interviews for Dynamics NAV Candidates

The advice we give to all of our candidates is to make sure they have thoroughly prepared for their upcoming interview, and then prepared some more. We can’t stress enough how important it is to a potential employer that their interviewees have done the groundwork, and know their stuff.  Before attending a Dynamics NAV interview, make sure you know what kind of questions to expect. yourself with the questions beforehand will ensure that you have the relevant information at the tip of …

A Guide to a Greener Workplace

This year, lots of organisations and individuals have embraced a new way of working after COVID-19 has forced us all to reconsider how we carry out our daily work tasks.  For many, this has meant working from home, using Microsoft Teams to collaborate with colleagues, and generally relying more on digital services.  There are many positives to this new style of working, such as greater flexibility, elimination of the daily commute, and ultimately a better work-life balance. On a …

New D365 Roles 2021

Are you in a career slump? Feeling undervalued, understimulated, and generally feeling like you want more from your job?  Did you know that, according to a global survey conducted by Gallup, only 15% of employees report feeling engaged at work? That leaves 85% of the working population feeling, well, bored.  So why stick with a job that you don’t like? Below, we’ve listed three of our top roles right now–that we will update regularly–that could be the opportunity you’re looking …

A Guide to Interviews for Dynamics AX Candidates

As recruiters, the best piece of advice we give to all our candidates is that preparation is key. When you are interviewing for a role it is important to show a potential employer that you have spent time planning your interview answers and researching the company.  From a client’s point of view, they will be looking for someone who is both technically competent and will fit into their . That’s why it is essential to communicate as best as you can, why you are right for the role in both …

A Business Owners Guide to Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

What is Microsoft Dynamics Business Central? Business Central is an integrated management solution for small-medium sized . It can help you manage your business by automating and streamlining business processes such as finance, manufacturing, sales, shipping, project management and more. It can also be easily to suit your industry. Why does my business need Business Central? Whether your business is small or medium, you need to be able to seamlessly manage and access your company’s …

Are You Ready for the Imminent IR35 Reform?

This year brings the introduction of the IR35 reform in the private sector. If you are a contract worker–or your business is engaged with contract workers, you can expect to see some changes around how you are hired/hire people – but, the reform is manageable. If you’re worried about the impact of this reform, keep reading as we have some insight that will prepare you. IR35 changes after April 6th 2021 Similar to the IR35 changes that occurred in 2017 in the public sector, the private sector …

Get Excited Now By These Microsoft Ignite 2021 Announcements

This year the Microsoft Ignite conference hosted a 48-hour virtual event for over 150,000 tech leaders and practitioners. Here’s a recap of the major announcements: Microsoft Mesh Self-declared as their next big “whoa”, Microsoft Mesh promises to bring geographically dispersed teams together in the most connected way yet. It is a mixed reality platform that allows people to virtually travel countries and feel as though they’re present in the same room as people on different continents.  This …

How the New UK Skilled Worker Sponsorship System Works

This year, changes have been made to the UK’s sponsorship system, the tier 2 (General) visa has been replaced by a skilled worker visa. If you’re an employer and are wondering what the new rules and costs are for sponsoring an employee from overseas, including EU nationals, here’s our sponsorship guide.  What’s the process? Here’s a summary of how to sponsor a skilled worker in 2021:  Companies that wish to sponsor workers need to obtain a sponsor licence. To do this, …

What Implications Will Brexit Have on Employment Contract Law?

In 2016 the UK voted to leave the EU and after four long years of negotiations, a deal was finally struck on Christmas eve last year. The UK officially left its largest trading bloc on 31st December, and many employers are now wondering what implications this will have on employment contract law.  The short answer is that not a lot is expected to change. While Brexit does provide the UK with a certain amount of freedom to deviate from the former EU employment laws, it’s unlikely we will see …

What are the Pros and Cons of Recruiting Permanent and Temporary Staff?

Do you have a D365 project that you need to resource but are unsure whether to recruit temporary or permanent staff? A lot of employers opt for a combination of the two, as this allows businesses to accommodate for seasonal highs and lows. Sometimes, though, it can be hard to decide whether temporary or permanent recruitment is the best option. At Conspicuous, we know it all comes down to your unique situation, so it’s best to make sure you’re in the know about the pros and cons of each. …