Connected Cars

Connected cars are changing the automotive industry

The connected cars industry is colossal and you’d be hard pressed to find any driver that doesn’t have some form of technology in their car. Manufacturers simply aren’t producing vehicles without an element of connectivity. and it all started in the early 90’s when General Motors first launched ‘OnStar’ a telematics system which arranged emergency […]

Banking

Digital skills in banking

Look back ten years and banking looks almost archaic from what it is today. Retail banks are having to adapt and respond to a world where technology has to be integrated into services but the digital skills in banking is lacking. The days of having to visit a branch each time they use a service […]

The myth of flex-time in recruitment

The myth of flexi time in recruitment

Many talk about being flexi time in recruitment but as an employee does this actually translate into workplace practices? Unfortunately sometimes it becomes a bit of a myth. There is a culture of working very long hours with not much respite for home life. We think that employees are people and not numbers on a […]

Engineer Shortage In UK

Why is the UK still not producing enough engineers?

You don’t have to be a genius to know that the UK is in the midst of an acute skills shortage which is impacting many sectors.  And here at MRL we are seeing this on a daily basis when sourcing talent for our international client base – particularly relating to engineering.  There simply aren’t enough […]

Receive a Rolex if you Bill a Mill at MRL Consulting

Who wants a Rolex…?!

    I’m a massive fan of recognising and rewarding individual achievement. I’m also sometimes guilty of being a little too ‘stiff upper lip’ and not banging the drum loudly enough about company benefits & incentives. So here’s a little known benefit that MRL has offered since inception. Each Consultant has the opportunity to win […]

Recruitment in your 40s

Careers in recruitment and the over 40’s

David Stone our CEO looks at recruitment for the over 40’s Soon after I started in my recruitment career in the early 1990’s, straight out of uni, fresh faced and brimming with enthusiasm, my father highlighted a concern. “There’s something wrong at your company”, he said, “there’s no-one there over 40 – the staff, the […]

MRL Consulting - Investors In People Silver

MRL – Investors In People Silver Award

MRL – Investors In People Silver Award We are delighted to announce that MRL is now an Investors in People (IIP) accredited company. IIP is the leading people management standard which recognises organisations that look to improve performance and realise objectives through the management and development of its people. The focus of the accreditation is […]

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MRL – Graduate Recruitment Scheme

The MRL – Graduate Recruitment Scheme helps train young professionals and graduates with technical degrees into world class consultants. With so much negative coverage recently regarding the high levels of graduate unemployment in the UK it would be easy to believe that career prospects for recent university leavers are far from bright. However this bleak […]