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20 years and counting…

Ironic that part of their daily job is to give advice on changing jobs/careers in order to match people with their perfect role, and yet Fiona Wright and Laura Allison, Associate Directors, found theirs 20 years ago after stepping through the Leapfrog door and they haven’t looked back. Clearly a lot has changed in the local market in those 20 years but their drive and passion in terms of how… 20 years and counting…

How easy is it to register with Leapfrog?

How easy is it to register with you? Its something we get asked often and the true answer is - it's really easy. Leapfrog make the process as pain free as possible. All we need is your CV and about 30 minutes of your time. There are of course due diligence checks which take place, but they can be discussed with you in the initial meeting. During this initial meeting we run through what you do… How easy is it to register with Leapfrog?

Switch off

I’m just back in the office after a fantastic 10 days in France with extended family. Nothing hugely remarkable about that, other than for me it was the first holiday that I didn’t check my work emails, not even once. For the control freak in me that surfaces daily when I enter the office at 7.45am, this was huge. I never take a day off without checking in, answering questions, or following… Switch off

Pros and Cons

There are pros and cons to moving jobs and it’s not always an easy decision, so it’s important to work out why you are in this position in the first place. Is it pay, company culture, lack of career progression, or a combination of all of these and more? Have a good think about your priorities and what matters most to you in a job. I’m a huge list person, so would suggest making a list of… Pros and Cons

Guernsey ETI and Social Security Quarterly Returns

The deadline for submitting and paying your quarter 2 ETI and Social Security Returns is the 14th of July and is fast approaching. We realise that for many businesses it is not their favourite part of the job and that is why we are here to help! We have an ever-increasing number of clients who come to us looking to outsource their payroll as not only do we deal with the monthly payrolls, but we… Guernsey ETI and Social Security Quarterly Returns

Social Media Checks in Pre-Employment Screening

Can you Google a potential candidate? Of course you can! The real question is… should you? In preparation for interviews, we always advise our candidates to ‘do the research’ on their prospective employers, which naturally includes checking out their various social media platforms. So why should the reverse be any different? Surely, if personal information about a candidate is available… Social Media Checks in Pre-Employment Screening

7 Data Protection Principles

  'Data Protection' is a familiar term to most of us by now, especially with potentially working from home at a moment’s notice and often using personal equipment for work purposes. Working remotely and sharing ‘office’ space with family members instead of colleagues adds an extra layer of necessary awareness when working with sensitive information. If you feel overwhelmed by the… 7 Data Protection Principles

Background screening – what can an employee expect from the vetting process?

We have provided some information on our Employment Screening Services for our Clients, but what is the process like for the new employee? Being screened for a position that you have already been offered and accepted can sometimes feel very intimidating and intrusive – similar to that uneasy feeling when you pass the ‘Nothing to Declare’ sign at the airport and feel terrified even though… Background screening – what can an employee expect from the vetting process?

Multiple jurisdiction employee screening with ease

When we heard that one of our clients were seeking solutions with internal HR processes, the team at Leapfrog was able to offer help and to take problematic administrative tasks off their hands. The client in question offers a wide variety of corporate, fund and fiduciary services and is rapidly expanding its business reach, with offices across multiple jurisdictions and steadily increasing staff… Multiple jurisdiction employee screening with ease

Ensuring best practice in every detail

What’s the point of Pre-Employment Screening? On the one extreme, there is the mitigation of risk; making sure that your new recruit does not pose any risk to your company’s finances, brand or operations. Relevant and appropriate background checks into new employees’ qualifications, career history and criminal records are essential to the financial services industry. At the other end, there… Ensuring best practice in every detail

IoD Career Inspiration Summit

Chris was involved in the Career Inspiration Summit back in December, this event was aimed at the “leaders of tomorrow” and had some really interesting insights from a range of speakers in different areas of business talking about their career journeys and experiences in business.  The IoD supports, represents and sets the standards for directors and business leaders in the… IoD Career Inspiration Summit

Pre-Employment Screening

At Leapfrog, we are involved in every step of Recruitment for our candidates and clients. In addition to matching excellent candidates with the perfect employer, we also assist clients with outsourced Human Resources, Payroll and Employment Screening Services. Employees are at the heart of any business’s success and as consultants we see, time and time again, that companies hire people not only…