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Recruiters advised to listen to the ‘hidden’ youth and re-educate employers

Recruiters have a key role to play in helping the UK’s 480,000 ‘hidden’ youth unemployed into work.

Job centre in Jordan city helps Syrian refugees find work

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR have come together to launch a job centre in the Jordanian city of Azraq to help Syrian refugees access work permits and find jobs.

20 February 2018

£10k+ raised in memory of GLAA’s Broadbent will go to Unseen

More than £10k been donated in memory of the late Paul Broadbent, CEO of the Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority.

20 February 2018

Made to Engage creates new ICT jobs in Northern Ireland

Digital agency Made to Engage is to create 40 new jobs in Northern Ireland’s information and communications technology sector.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 19-23 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s launches include: Workday

New to MarketIT/Telecoms 20 February 2018

RECRUITMENT STILL HOT WITH INVESTORS

The recruitment sector remains attractive to investors despite looming political and economic challenges thrown up by Brexit, according to accountants and business advisers BDO’s 2018 Recruitment Sector Insights report.

UK&Ireland 19 February 2018

RECRUITERS WARNED OVER FAMILY PLANNING QUESTIONS

Recruiters who suspect their clients are asking female candidates potentially unlawful questions about their plans to have children risk sharing the stand at an employment tribunal unless they take action

UK&Ireland 19 February 2018

MEDICAL FIRMS BRINGS 75 JOBS TO IRELAND

The Republic of Ireland is to benefit to the tune of 75 new jobs thanks to a medical diagnostics company expansion in Galway.

Singing canine is a recruitment sensation

Some pretty weird stuff has winged its way into the Recruiter inbox in the past but nothing beats one of our latest submissions from Wimbo the canine recruiter.

Lighter Side 19 February 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco Group, Alexander Mann Solutions, Firstsource Solutions, greenbean by NRG, REC

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Mercer, Morgan McKinley, Pedersen & Partners, Search Consultancy, SkillSnap, Trust Tech

It’s the Year of the (recruitment) Dog!

It’s Chinese New Year and this year it’s the year of the dog. To mark this auspicious occasion Recruiter spoke with agencies that can call upon canine consultants.

Lighter Side 16 February 2018

Appeal case vindicates worker against recruitment agency and payroll firm

A pipe fitter has won an appeal case against recruitment agency On-Site Recruitment Solutions and payroll company Heritage Solutions City after he was found to be a worker and not self-employed.

Travel to Gulliver’s Kingdom in Matlock for a fun-filled recruitment weekend

Gulliver’s Kingdom in Derbyshire is hosting a recruitment day for an array of roles.

Lighter SideRetail, Sales 16 February 2018

CV-speccing can lead to big fines for recruiters under GDPR

Recruiters have been urged to avoid engaging in “CV-speccing” or risk falling foul of current data protection rules and incoming general data protection regulations (GDPR).

Legislation 15 February 2018

Blu Global fires consultant for discriminating against British driver

A recruitment consultant has been fired after telling a candidate her agency’s positions exclude British candidates.

Transport & logistics 15 February 2018

HMRC wins IR35 case against BBC presenter Ackroyd

HM Revenue & Customs has won an IR35 case against former BBC Look North presenter Christa Ackroyd at tribunal.

Social recruiting March 2018

From leaping from the sky to seeing how fast 40 years has gone by, here’s what some of you have been up to inside and out of recruitment…

Lighter Side 15 February 2018

Employers miss out on Asperger’s talent, says Packham

BBC wildlife presenter Chris Packham says “employers are missing a trick” by not hiring people with Asperger’s syndrome.

PeopleHR 14 February 2018

Recruiter CSG makes employees shareholders in the business

Leeds-based recruiter CSG has moved to make all its employees shareholders of the business.

Financials 14 February 2018

Ex-recruiter Gray sweeps first hurdle out of the way at the Winter Olympics

Recruitment’s Winter Olympian, along with her teammates, has successfully negotiated the first hurdle along the way to a medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.

Roll up for new roles at Wicksteed Park in Kettering

Kettering’s hospitality and leisure sector is being boosted to the tune of 100 full and part-time jobs.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 14 February 2018

Start-up of the Month: Talentful

Co-founders Chris Abbass (above) and Philip Blaydes launched tech sector recruitment agency Talentful to solve the in-house recruitment problems both were experiencing.

Jardine Motors: tools of success

Providing the tools for new apprentices to succeed at Jardine Motors Group has paid off, according to group HR director Clare Martin.

Review sexual harassment policies, recruiters advised

Recruiters have been urged to review policies and contractual liability clauses in light of a new government inquiry into workplace sexual harassment and non-disclosure agreements.

LegislationLegal, HR 13 February 2018

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