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RSC’s Pay and Reward Report 2021

We are proud to have sponsored the Royal Society of Chemistry's Pay and Reward Report for 2021. The report looks at salaries, job security and more - take a look.

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New year, new website, one brand!

You might have noticed recently that we've changed! We've merged our brands so we're now known as CK Group everywhere.

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A look back at 2021 at CK

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions that have presented themselves this year, we've had an incredibly successful year and worked with some fantastic companies and candidates.

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We’re going to be at TOPRA’s Regulatory Careers Live 2021

We’re excited to announce that CK Group will be exhibiting at TOPRA’s Regulatory Careers Live 2021 event on the 19th October – our first face-to-face event of the year.

Working with Amgen: what is it like?

Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, is deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines that treat serious illnesses. They are committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients, as well as helping to reduce the social and economic burden of disease in society today. They […]

Revolutionary NHS early-detection cancer trials launch through the help of CK Group

The NHS, through the support of CK Group, has this week launched the world’s largest trial of the pioneering early-detection cancer test, which can identify 50 types of cancer before symptoms start – including many that are difficult to diagnose. More than 100,000 people will take part in the trial by providing blood samples to be […]

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MassBio’s employment trends report

MassBio's recent report on employment trends in Massachusetts has showed some interesting results. It found that...

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Exciting times at CK Group

As we approach our 30th anniversary of recruiting staff for the science sectors, CK Group has welcomed a number of new staff to join our teams both in the UK and internationally. We are continuing to grow across our scientific, clinical and engineering divisions, and are delighted to welcome our new team members. They have […]

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How companies are managing flexible working post lockdown: what our survey revealed

We recently carried out a survey across a range of organisations in the life sciences arena within the UK, which explored their plans for returning to work once lockdown restrictions allowed.

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Women in Industry: Judith Love Cohen

Some of the best, brightest and bravest engineers are women, yet we hear them talked about so infrequently that their contributions to STEM are often overlooked simply because many are unaware of them.

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How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected job seekers in the UK?

We recently surveyed some of our candidates who have found new roles to investigate the latest trends in recruitment and see what these could mean for future job seekers.

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Hiring Managers: Change your recruitment methodology

The latest KPMG/REC UK Report on Jobs highlights the sharpest growth in permanent placements in 23 years, and the fastest growth in temporary recruitment in over six years.

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CK Group earns Supplier Excellence Award from KellyOCG for delivering unrivalled workforce solutions

CK Group was one of 23 suppliers recently recognised at a virtual ceremony by KellyOCG, the outsourcing consulting group of Kelly, with a Supplier Excellence Award for providing superior workforce solutions.

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We’re going to be at MassBio Career Fair

On May 26th, we’re attending the MassBio Virtual Career Fair hosted by MassBioEd. The event is open to anybody working or interested in careers in biotechnology in Massachusetts, and will give attendees access to current opportunities as well as a wealth of information and advice on careers in science. CK Group will be hosting a […]

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World Health Day 2021: building a fairer, healthier planet

This year, World Health Day is aiming to highlight inequalities in health and welfare within and between countries, and build a world that is fairer and healthier post Covid-19.

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A year of working through Covid-19: an interview with a contractor

While many businesses closed their doors last March and office workers adapted to new ways of working, those in the science sectors have continued on the frontline to keep things moving safely.

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British Science Week 2021: The Matilda Effect

This week is British Science Week, which is a ten day celebration of all things science, technology, engineering and maths. For 2021, British Science Week is challenging stereotypes in science and celebrating the diversity of those working in STEM careers, by sharing the stories of the inspiring individuals working in laboratories, innovation centres, universities and […]

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CK donates £10,000 to two hospice charities

Just before Christmas, CK Group made £5,000 donations to two hospice charities – Garden House Hospice Care based in Stevenage and Ashgate Hospice Care based in Chesterfield – in an effort to bring some joy during an uncertain and difficult time. The Coronavirus pandemic and ongoing lockdown restrictions have put a huge strain on charities across the country, as […]

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LinkedIn’s ‘Jobs on the Rise’ report for medical science

LinkedIn last week released a special edition of its Emerging Jobs Report for 2021, taking a closer look at how Covid-19 has affected the jobs landscape in the UK and, specifically, the roles that have experienced the highest growth over the last several months. The report found that specialised medical professionals has been one of the fastest […]

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LinkedIn’s ‘Jobs on the Rise’ report 2021 for medicine and healthcare

LinkedIn last week released a special edition of its Emerging Jobs Report for 2021, taking a closer look at how Covid-19 has affected the jobs landscape in the UK and, specifically, the roles that have experienced the highest growth over the last several months. The report found that specialised medical professionals and healthcare supporting staff have been […]