News & Insights

Protecting Grafters where it matters the most

It’s been a year like no other, and for many Grafters, money is more tight than ever over a year into the pandemic.

We know how tough things can be, and we wanted to do something about it. So we’ve teamed up with Collective Benefits to provide Grafters with benefits. Paid for by us, and designed exclusively for you.

Read More April 12, 2021

Hire workers – top tips!

There are some important considerations when you are looking to hire workers for temp jobs. Here are our top 10 points to remember…

We have also added a few notes on how Grafter can help you with each of the points!

Read More March 23, 2021

How to find labourers

There are a number of ways to find labourers and workers for your business. As the world has become more ‘digital’ there are some new online ways to find labourers, as well as the more established and traditional ways. So what’s the best way to find labourers these days?

Read More March 8, 2021

Grafter workforce supply

Digital disruption in the construction industry is escalating rapidly, with new tech adoption changing fields such as BIM, advanced project management and even robotics. But one area which digitisation is transforming most notably, and with immediate effects, is in the construction workforce supply.

Read More March 5, 2021

Avoid Expensive Agencies

The problem with a traditional temp agency is that there is a very high overhead in managing the jobs. Especially relatively to the value of short-term work. A temp agency has to employ lots of people to call around to find and organise the worker. The staff have to manage contracts and all the other paperwork.

Read More December 20, 2019

Job Options for Seniors

Not every senior enjoys having unlimited free time when entering into retirement age. In fact, nearly 20 percent of those 65 and older were participating in the workforce during the second quarter of 2017. The stereotype that all older individuals revel in retirement isn’t something that statistics seem to reaffirm.

Read More November 3, 2019

Labour Shortages In Landscaping

In recent years, we’ve heard a lot about labour shortages across the construction industry. There have been several initiatives put in place to encourage more workers to join the construction workforce, and while these are now bearing fruit, unfortunately there has been a negative knock-on impact on the landscaping sector.

Read More July 3, 2019

Find Workers

If you’re running a business and need to find workers for short-term work, Grafter is exactly what you need. Temporary workers make it easy to complete one-off projects. Or quickly find a replacement for an employee who has left. Once your need for them has ended, there’s no need for piles of paperwork. Or the expense of laying someone off.

Read More March 26, 2019

Employer Reputation

The growing skills shortage in the UK workforce, particularly within the construction industry, has become a significant management concern for many employers. As a result, both small businesses and larger organisations are competing to

Read More January 30, 2019

Self-assessment deadline

As the self assessment tax return deadline for 2019 is looming, you may have some questions about what this all means, how and if it affects you at all. The subject of taxes can be a daunting and confusing one

Read More January 25, 2019