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Lawyers’ advice on keeping payment errors to a minimum

Employment lawyers have revealed some of the more common pitfalls recruiters encounter when falling foul of National Minimum Wage (NMW) rules as evidence has emerged of a rise in the number of whistleblower reports regarding underpayment.

19 July 2018

Matalan announces Liverpool jobs drive

Matalan is bringing 150 new roles to Merseyside.

19 July 2018

You snooze, you win – mattress firm seeks sleep testers

Do you want to swap the early morning commute into your agency for a nice nap and get paid for it?

19 July 2018

Apprentice Winner's agency expands into construction

Apprentice winner James White's agency Right Time Recruitment has expanded into construction following an approach from an experienced recruiter in the sector.

People 18 July 2018

Parity Group expecting double digit growth

Parity Group is trading in line with expectations and expects to deliver double digit growth in profits year-on-year, according to a trading update for the six months to 30 June 2018.

Financials 18 July 2018

ClearStar revenue up 11%

ClearStar has seen revenue grow 11% year-on-year, according to a trading update for the six months to 30 June 2018.

Financials 18 July 2018

CV-Library offers its services to PM

CV-Library has taken a rather cheeky approach to recruitment marketing by advertising its services to the current beleaguered occupant of number 10 Downing Street.

Lighter Side 18 July 2018

Report recommending recruiters to collect age data slammed as impractical

A recommendation from MPs requiring recruitment agencies to collect data on age discrimination has come under fire from employment lawyers, who labelled it impractical and unusual.

Legislation 17 July 2018

BBC offers one-off payout to off-payroll workers

The BBC is helping some of its employees settle accountancy bills connected to their compliance with off-payroll working rules in the public sector.

Unemployment falls again with employment reaching record high

The UK’s employment rate has reached a record high, while unemployment has remained at levels not seen since the mid-1970s.

17 July 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 JULY 2018

This week’s launches include: Goggle for Jobs

New to Market 17 July 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 JULY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Staffline, TeacherActive

Recruiters divided over benefits of second Brexit referendum

Recruiters are split over the benefits to the sector of a second referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union.

Legislation 16 July 2018

Gurkha regiment to recruit women from 2020

The Gurkhas are to allow female recruits for the first time from 2020.

Public sector 16 July 2018

Malone Group creates jobs in Burton, West Midlands

A Burton-based firm is to create 100 new jobs as it expands across the globe.

APPOINTMENTS: 16-20 JULY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, Cognitive Group, Curo Talent, Pod Talent

Recruiters call for flexible points-based immigration system post-Brexit

Recruiters have called on government to introduce a flexible points-based immigration system when the UK leaves the European Union.

Legislation 13 July 2018

HMRC bags £400m+ from public sector off-payroll working rules

The country’s coffers have been boosted to the tune of £410m in income tax and National Insurance Contributions as a result of off-payroll working rules in the public sector.

FINANCIALS: Hays sees profit rise across all regions

Recruitment giant Hays has posted a 15% year-on-year increase in net fee income (NFI) with GP growth across all regions including the UK & Ireland.

Former Apprentice contestant Shah expands agency

The Apprentice 2017 contestant and recruiter Sajan Shah’s agency Talent 4 Tomorrow has already moved to larger premises and expanded beyond its initial remit of graduate recruitment.

Five recruiters make Sunday Times Top Track list

Five recruiters feature in The Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100 for 2018.

12 July 2018

FINANCIALS: UK profits down but group profits up at PageGroup

PageGroup has seen UK gross profit (GP) fall 1.9% year-on-year, according to a trading update for Q2 2018.

Financials 12 July 2018

FINANCIALS: CPL Resources reveals good performance

Irish recruiter CPL Resources expects profits to be line with expectations, according to a trading update for the year to 30 June 2018.

Financials 12 July 2018

Bank holiday bonanza for staff if England win World Cup?

Football may well be coming home but that may not make any difference to whether agency workers or consultants alike can score an additional bank holiday next week if England win the World Cup.

Legislation 11 July 2018

Grate news for jobs, we hope you wouldn’t diss a brie…

A Leek-based cheese and butter manufacturer is creating 60 new jobs.

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