In Depth

Employer brand: A question of identity

A clear employer brand is central to business growth success, but establishing it does bring certain challenges, reports Colin Cottell

14 November 2017

Age Positive Executive Search is on a mission

Age bias is being tackled head on by a recruitment start-up firm

19 October 2017

Looking different

Cordant Group’s vision of a social enterprise certainly makes it stand out from the crowd. Colin Cottell reports

Marketing & Sales, Education 19 October 2017

Second wind

The recruiters who use the money gained from selling their businesses to invest in other companies.

19 September 2017

Recite Me helps with employability

A software tool levels the playing field for people with a range of disabilities.

19 September 2017

Papworth Trust takes away the fear of 'work' from its clients

Papworth Trust is using a novel and counter-intuitive approach to supporting its clients into employment.

16 August 2017

Inclusion key for in-house resourcing

As organisations adapt to an ever-changing business world, in-house recruiters are finding new ways to seek out talent.
 

PageGroup partners with Mencap

Astoundingly just 6% of people with a learning disability in the UK are in paid employment.
 

19 July 2017
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Flexible workspace freedom

Recruiters are big users of shared workspaces, enjoying the flexibility they offer. Colin Cottell and Greg Pitcher investigate

19 July 2017

Game Changers 2017

In this year’s Game Changers, sponsored by Oracle + Netsuite, Sue Weekes highlights five specific areas where technology can make the difference to recruiting and throws the spotlight on five game-changing companies to watch out for

Invoice finance: Mind the financial gap

Invoice finance is widely used by recruitment businesses as a way to bridge the gap...

Head in the clouds: cyber security

With cyber security making headlines around the world, where can recruiters turn to ensure confidential data is secure? Information stored in the cloud may not be as safe as you think, as Colin Cottell finds out

IT/Telecoms 1 February 2017

Off-payroll rules: Shifting the liability

The new financial year could see the responsibility for administering off-payroll workers’ tax...

1 January 2017
Advice

SPECIAL REPORT: Open and frank discussion on onshore legislation

A Recruiter-held roundtable, sponsored by Anderson Group, gave rise to many issues. Nicola Sullivan reports

15 October 2014
Incentive

SPECIAL REPORT: Incentives play role when picking payroll provider

The results of a Recruiter and FPS Group survey highlight the burden of legislation and the use of incentives

16 October 2013

In-house recruiters cite direct sourcing as top priority in 2013 – Special Report

Direct sourcing is the top recruiting priority for in-house recruiters in 2013, according to the 2012-13 survey of members of The Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers (The FIRM).

Special report: Manpower in firing line as CWU steps up campaign against Swedish Derogation

Controversy over the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) has reignited with the Communications Workers Union (CWU) accusing Manpower of cynically exploiting a “legal loophole” in the regulations to avoid paying more than 1,000 call centre workers the same as their agency colleagues.

16 January 2013

Special Report: More G-Cloud frameworks on the way for ICT suppliers

Recruiters providing ICT services to government are likely to have to go through G-Cloud procurement framework in the future, according to the Cabinet Office and recent comments from a government minister.

IT/Telecoms, HR 21 November 2012

SPECIAL REPORT: North America - Staffing struck by Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy made landfall and wrought destruction across the East Coast of North America, recruitment firms wound down business and battened down the hatches.

1 November 2012

SPECIAL REPORT: Working to change lives and give real work to real people

At this year’s Recruiter Awards for Excellence, sponsored by Eploy, Aspire Oxfordshire was announced as Recruiter’s chosen charity for 2012-13. Sam Burne James visited the Oxford-based social enterprise, which aims to put people into work, and spent a day meeting the staff and the people they aspire to help

18 October 2012
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