Don’t bury your head in the sand on IR35

Thursday May 9th, 2019

Since the government announced the public-sector changes to IR35 would be rolled out to the private sector, employers have been wondering what this means for them.
IR35 was introduced nearly 10 years ago to combat what HMRC calls ‘disguised employees’. In […]

Java development quiz for beginners

Wednesday May 1st, 2019

Are you studying the Java programming language? 
Test your knowledge in our quiz below.


Java Graduate developer opportunities
Want to secure a Java graduate position at a TOP organisation in the West Midlands?
If you’re in your final year of studying and want […]

Significant growth prompts leading IT provider to adapt to meet demand

Wednesday May 1st, 2019

Growing calls for innovative solutions to digital transformation challenges have prompted Birmingham based IT specialist, Jumar, to create a new business to keep up with demand.
Founded in 1999, Jumar has helped organisations throughout the UK and across 5 continents with […]

Should you pay your contractors holiday pay?

Tuesday April 30th, 2019

Should your organisation foot the bill for your contractors holiday pay?
The Chancellor might disagree.
You may have heard the recent decision by HMRC to roll-out the new ‘off payroll’ IR35 rules in the private sector during April 2020.
The […]

Event: Preparing for IR35 in the private sector

Tuesday April 30th, 2019

IR35 ‘off payroll’ rules will be extended to the private sector from April 2020.
That might sound like a long time but it’s less than 300 workdays away, and your contractors are already thinking about it.
Earlier this year, we kicked off […]

How to start your graduate job hunt

Tuesday April 30th, 2019

Getting a graduate job after uni can be difficult. Read on for advice to help you with your graduate job hunt. 
What do you want to do?
If you’re unsure of your next move, don’t fret, most graduates won’t have a solid […]

Final year students: 4 top CV tips to secure your dream graduate position

Monday April 29th, 2019

Your university degree isn’t quite finished yet, but your peers are already interviewing to secure top graduate positions.
We’ve come up with our 4 top tips to help you sculpt your CV and hit the job boards.
1. Highlight relevant skills and […]

The ultimate CV checklist

Wednesday March 20th, 2019

The long trek through Winter has come to an end. It’s time to refresh your CV and hit the job boards. 
Eleanor, Jumar’s internal talent acquisition manager, shares her top CV tips below.
1. Highlight relevant skills and experience
This is most-important to stand […]

Explaining gaps in your CV

Monday March 18th, 2019

CV gaps are not necessarily a turnoff for potential employers. It’s the way you communicate and explain these gaps that can let you down.
Perhaps you were made redundant, or you may have taken some time out to travel, to study, […]