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Why work for AQ?
News & Events
Our latest news and thoughts on the issues that matter most to our clients and candidates.
The 2022 THE Outstanding Achievement Award
20 September 2022
AQ are proud to continue our support of the The Times Higher Education Awards and will once again sponsor the THE Outstanding…
Half of employers support extending statutory paternity leave and pay, research shows
1 September 2022
Nicki Pritchard contributed to this People Management article about the slow and steady shift in employer support for paternity leave.…
Is interim talent the answer to The Great Resignation?
11 August 2022
John Laycock gave spoke to Recruiter and gave his expert advice regarding the Great Resignation’s ongoing reign and how interim…
AQ ranks 11/64 in the 2022 Institute of Interim Management survey
5 July 2022
The IIM - Institute of Interim Management 2022 survey results are in and we are so pleased to announce that for…
Virtual tutoring to employees’ kids to make up for pandemic school closures
21 June 2022
In this Worklife article, Nicki Pritchard offers her opinion on how companies can support working parents by ensuring they have…
Kiersten Avery joins AQ
13 June 2022
AQ are pleased to announce that Kiersten Avery has joined the business as Partner focusing on the Higher Education sector. …
Why you should factor inclusion into your benefits package
10 June 2022
Nicki Pritchard shares her thoughts on how reward offerings should take into account the unique and diverse needs of all…
How to become friends with benefits
7 June 2022
In this piece, Nicki Pritchard explores the employee benefits and perks that can attract and retain talent with Recruiter. She says,…
Has there been progress in board level diversity – and for who?
20 May 2022
Helene Usherwood specialises in the appointment of executive and non-executive directors in the NHS regulatory bodies and shared her thoughts…
How can we break down the barriers to social mobility?
17 May 2022
Sophie McIntosh had the chance to speak with People Management about the changes in education and businesses that are starting…
Samantha Bryan-Ross joins AQ
11 May 2022
AQ are pleased to announce that Samantha Bryan-Ross has joined the business as a Consultant working within the Higher Education…
It’s not about the money… so what did cause the Great Resignation?
1 April 2022
John Laycock spoke with Business Leader about the surprising causes of the Great Resignation. He shares that "the phenomenon’s five…
How addressing the ‘motherhood penalty’ could solve the gender pay gap
9 March 2022
Nikki Pritchard lent her thoughts on the evidence that links the gender pay and seniority gap to the discrepancies between parental…
1 in 6 UK senior managers plan to quit in the next year
1 March 2022
John Laycock spoke with HR News about new research of 574 UK senior managers has revealed that nearly one in…
Higher Education’s transformation is just getting started. Who will lead it?
25 February 2022
Claire Carter shares her thoughts on who should lead higher education's digital transformation with FE News. Claire says, "There are,…
Are work perks being taken too far?
22 February 2022
Worklife asked Nicki Pritchard for her thoughts on some of the incredible perks that workplaces have begun to offer to…