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Omega Resource Group Blog

Passionate About People employee, Amie Daniels, accredited with Mental Health First Aider (MHFA)

Posted by Ben Paling on 21-Sep-2018 11:55:12

In the UK, mental ill health costs UK employers an estimated £34.9 billion each year, the equivalent of £1,300 for every employee in the UK workforce. 

Broken down, that's £21.2 billion (61%) in reduced productivity, £10.6 billion (30%) in sickness absence and £3.1 billion (9%) in replacing staff who leave their jobs for mental health-related reasons. 

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Topics: News & Media

Flying High: Omega hot air balloon amongst the 170 that set new UK record at Longleat Safari Park

Posted by Omega Resource Group on 20-Sep-2018 13:23:45

From Friday 14th - Sunday 16th September, Longleat Safari Park staged the UK's largest hot air balloon festival, with a record-high of 170 hot air balloons rising into the air, covering the Wiltshire sky with vibrant colours and obscurely-shaped inflatables (including Longleat's own lion, a wolf named Wes, a household battery and even an oversized Hunter wellie). 

The perfect early-morning autumnal weather helped pilots and their crews smash the previous record of 130, with Longleat writing history and being placed in the hot air balloon hall of fame.

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Topics: News & Media

Omega Resource Group: Proud Sponsors of the Cotswold Life EMI Awards 2018

Posted by Omega Resource Group on 20-Sep-2018 09:26:31

The Costwold Life EMI (Engineering, Manufacturing and Innovation) Awards, since its inception two years ago, has offered reputational rewards for inspirational local businesses within the surrounding areas of the Costwolds. 

The EMI Awards (held on Thursday, 20th September 2018) aim to spotlight the most innovative businesses (within the manufacturing and engineering sectors) and celebrate those that have provided considerable contribution to the Cotswold, UK and international economy. Cotswold companies are at the absolute cutting-edge of manufacturing creativity and the EMI Awards expresses recognition to local businesses, no matter the size. 

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September Promotions: Congratulations to Alex, Karl, Paul, Rob & Ryan

Posted by Ben Paling on 14-Sep-2018 09:10:10

At Omega Resource Group, we strive to provide the very best opportunities for our staff members. We do our best to ensure that our consultants and managers have clear and concise development plans, from which they're able to grow into and ultimately, advance their career within the business. 

From the beginning of August, we've seen five promotions throughout the group, four from our Head Office and one from our North West office. We're absolutely delighted to see Alex, Karl, Paul, Rob and Ryan progress with the company and we offer our upmost gratitude for their contribution to the business. 

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR

The Maternal Homecoming: Sammy G and Amy Adams return to work from Mummy duties!

Posted by Ben Paling on 11-Sep-2018 17:28:14

This month, we've seen the return of two extremely valued members of the Omega team, after months of spending quality time with their new family additions! 

Samantha Griffin and Amy Adams have been with the company for 10 years and 8 years respectively, accumulating almost two decades worth of irreplaceable experience and value. 

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR

September Anniversaries: The 'Double-Decade Quartet' - Angela, Karl, Nick & Scott

Posted by Ben Paling on 10-Sep-2018 09:19:50

Omega Resource Group are proud to have such outstanding & multi-talented individuals in the Group, all celebrating their Omega anniversaries – combined there’s 2 decades of Omega history across Angela Wade, Karl Moon, Nick Fryatt and Scott Montgomery.

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The Evolution of Industry 4.0: Interconnected Robots, Guided Vehicles & Automated Warehousing

Posted by Ben Paling on 05-Sep-2018 10:48:00

Back in January last year, we wrote a guide depicting the key changes associated with the possibility of a new industrial revolution, Industry 4.0, and how it has the potential to completely revolutionise supply-chain management. 

Since then, we've seen advancements in cognitive, automation and data technology that has further accelerated the idea of Industry 4.0, thus making it almost inevitable that a new industrial revolution is very much upon us.

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Topics: Procurement, Human Resources, Hiring Managers (Blue Collar), Hiring Managers (White Collar), C-Level Executive

August Anniversaries: Half a Decade for UK Divisional Director, Rick Towers

Posted by Ben Paling on 29-Aug-2018 13:29:33

In 2013, Omega Resource Group appointed Rick Towers as the UK Divisional Director, with main responsibilities including overseeing operations, developing staff careers and improving business process. 

Rick's knowledge in recruitment is vast, and has previously enjoyed managerial and director-level roles with some of the world's most renowned recruitment companies, including American owned Robert Half International.

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Omega Download: The Five Technologies Destined to Shape our Future

Posted by Ben Paling on 28-Aug-2018 12:27:50

We live in an era where technology is advancing at an unprecedented rate. In just over 10 years, we've seen the rise of the smartphone, the Cloud and of course, the smart world of connected devices.

Our daily lives have been transferred and influenced by new technology, but what's next? 

In our latest guide, we look at five brand new technologies that will no doubt shape our future.

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Topics: Procurement, Human Resources, Hiring Managers (Blue Collar), Hiring Managers (White Collar), C-Level Executive

Good times and tan lines: Omega employees take over Aquaventure at Cotswold Country Park & Beach

Posted by Ben Paling on 21-Aug-2018 14:01:28

On Friday, 17th August, we gave our employees a chance to rewind a couple of years and relive the joy of being on a bouncy castle, except this particular bouncy castle was, in fact, a giant inflatable assault course surrounded by vast Cotswold waters on a man-made beach in Cirencester. Quite an upgrade to your standard bouncy castle.

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR