Mental health support worker joins leading recruitment team

Mental health support worker joins leading recruitment team A working mum and mental health support volunteer has been appointed to lead a new service designed to match up people who have limited availability for roles in the hospitality and retail sectors. Denise Heavey has joined GR8 and is leading the Channel Islands’ blue collar employment […]

New Job Solution

New job solution taps into unexplored local skills and talent to support industries who need a staffing solution. GR8, the Channel Islands’ leading blue collar employment specialist, is matching up people who have young families, are retired or semi-retired or have limited work hours to roles in the hospitality and retail sectors. The recruitment services […]

Kenyan Staff Give Much Needed Boost to Hospitality

Kenyan Staff Provide Much Needed Boost to the Hospitality Industry. Five Kenyan graduates from a leading hospitality and tourism training college in Nairobi have arrived in Jersey, increasing the number of qualified staff working in the hospitality industry this season. All are graduates from the Kenya Utalii College and were brought over by GR8 to […]

GR8 Supports Official Launch of Highlands Foundation

GR8 Makes Donation at Launch of The Highlands Foundation. On 4th July, the official launch of the Highlands College Foundation took place at Government House, supported by a further donation of £5,000 from GR8. We were delighted to attend the launch of the Highlands Foundation at Government House and present a second donation of £5,000 […]

Building Our Way Out of The COVID Crisis

Building Our Way Out of The COVID Crisis. Lee Madden, Managing Director of GR8, talks about the need to reach construction talent beyond the Channel Islands post-Brexit and COVID, to help our economy recover. It’s no secret that the combination of the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit have caused an acute shortage of people available for […]

First Kenyan Hospitality Staff Arrive in Guernsey

First Kenyan Staff Arrive for Start of Guernsey’s Hospitality Season. This year’s first group experienced hospitality staff from Kenya are due to arrive in Guernsey on Monday and, once they have completed their quarantine period, will start work in the Bailiwick’s busy hospitality sector. The first cohort of 5 are all graduates of Kenya Utalii […]

Highlands Foundation receives second donation from GR8

Highlands Foundation Receives Second Donation from GR8. A charitable foundation that supports students at Highlands College has received a second donation from employment solutions and training specialists GR8. The business began supporting the charity last year with a donation of £5,000 and has matched that again in 2021. The Highlands Foundation was established in 2019 […]

Hospitality Staff Plant Hedgerows for National Trust Campaign

Hospitality Staff Plant Hedgerows for National Trust Campaign Employment solutions and training specialists GR8 has teamed up with The National Trust for Jersey to support its campaign to restore and plant hedgerows while providing employment for hospitality staff while the sector is shut. GR8 has employed five people who are not working due to the […]

New GR8 Client Portal Launched

GR8 Recruitment Launches Secure GDPR Compliant Client Portal GR8, the Channel Island’s leading blue-collar recruitment agency, has launched a new Jobs portal, allowing GR8’s clients’ to securely and seamlessly access the GR8 talent pool. Technological advances propel us into new ways of working, and GR8 is no exception. Leading the field in embracing technology to […]