Hands together

Workplace diversity isn't just about meeting quotas and steering clear of inappropriate interview questions. A diverse workforce can have real benefits for your company, potentially giving you a competitive edge over more homogenous teams.

In this blog post, we'll explain what diversity is and why it's worth bearing in mind as you grow your business.

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HRS team members volunteering at Essex food bank

We take corporate social responsibility (CSR) very seriously here at Hyper Recruitment Solutions. Changing lives is at the very heart of our corporate vision, and we strive to be an ethical, responsible company that gives back to the community.

As part of our commitment to CSR, we have recently been working with 3Food4U, a superb charity that provides food, clothes and other essentials to those in need.

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Chemistry flasks, beakers and test tubes

If you are looking for a job that really helps people and changes lives for the better, a career in biochemistry may be perfect for you.

In this blog, we're going to dive into the life of a biochemist, taking a closer look at what they do, the qualifications needed to become one, and what career paths are available once you're qualified.

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Baby's hand holding an adult's finger

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic condition that results in weakened muscles and difficulties with movement. There are several different types of SMA, but the most common - and most severe - is type 1, which manifests during the first six months of a child's life. The condition progresses (gets worse) over time, and babies with type 1 spinal muscular atrophy rarely live longer than two years.

But a gene therapy called Zolgensma may be able to change that. Zolgensma is manufactured by Novartis Gene Therapies, an American biotechnology company, and while the list price is almost £1.8 million, the NHS has negotiated an undisclosed discount and infants in the UK can now receive this potentially life-saving treatment for free.

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Two office workers having a conversation

It's a fact of life that employers must occasionally have uncomfortable conversations with their employees.

Few managers enjoy this part of their job, but whether you're telling someone to work harder or reprimanding them for their behaviour towards a colleague, such discussions are very important if you want to cultivate a productive and harmonious work environment.

In this blog, we'll share some do's and dont's to help you navigate these difficult conversations and hopefully make them a little less awkward for everyone involved.

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