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ASTRiiD founder David Shutts loses battle with cancer

David Shutts OBE (above right), the founder of Recruiter’s charity of the year ASTRiiD, died yesterday [24 May] in hospital in Nottingham.

GDPR could clean up recruitment sector, say recruiters

New general data protection regulation (GDPR) legislation could raise standards across the recruitment sector, ridding it of bad practice and “cowboy” recruiters.

HR 25 May 2018

Higham steps down as deputy chairman at Nakama

John Higham is stepping down as non-executive director and deputy chairman at Nakama Group.

FINANCIALS: Hydrogen Group performs in line with expectations

Hydrogen Group is performing in line with current market expectations, according to a statement released ahead of the global recruiter’s annual general meeting today.

Fusion Antibodies on recruitment drive for 28 new jobs in Belfast

A Belfast-based clinical research firm is to create 28 new jobs, doubling its workforce.

Life sciences, Engineering 25 May 2018

Don’t jump into new sectors to beat the impact of AI, recruiters are advised

Recruiters shouldn’t jump into sectors radically different to the ones in which they currently operate to survive the march of the machines.

GLAA operation rescues Vietnamese girl in Wigan

A Vietnamese girl has been brought to safety following a Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) operation in Wigan.

InterQuest chairman presses to delist company from AIM

InterQuest’s chairman has reiterated his desire to delist the technology recruiter from AIM.

FINANCIALS: Parity Group trading in line with expectations

Parity Group is trading in line with expectations, according to a statement released ahead of the technology staffing specialist's annual general meeting.

FinancialsIT/Telecoms 24 May 2018

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Start-up of the Month: Red Carpet

Medical staffing specialist Remedium Partners has launched Red Carpet – a relocation platform in partnership with Benivo.

New to Market 24 May 2018
Attracting Talent

Attract missionaries not mercenaries

Organisations that want to attract the best talent need to transform themselves so they attract ‘missionaries’ rather than mercenaries, according to the CEO and founder of Social Talent.

HR 24 May 2018
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Amberjack backs apprentices

Winner of four trophies Amberjack and the company’s views on the Apprenticeship Levy.

24 May 2018

Winning ways

The 2018 Recruiter Awards, held in association with flexr, were held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, where madcap host Milton Jones handed out 31 trophies to individuals and organisations operating across all areas of recruitment.

24 May 2018

Recruiters must heed Acas guidance on religion in job ads or face discrimination claims

New guidance on religion and belief means recruiters should think carefully not only about job content but where adverts are placed.

LegislationMarketing, HR 23 May 2018

JobsOutlook shows employers more confident in economy

Employer confidence in the economy has rebounded, turning positive for the first time since last summer, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

Public sector, Social care 23 May 2018

Thurston Group creates manufacturing jobs in East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire’s manufacturing sector is to be boosted to the tune of 60 new jobs.

Purrfect role for cat lovers in Liverpool

Are you fond of our furry, feline friends? Then we may have the purrfect role for you.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 21-25 MAY 2018

This week’s launches include: Chad Harrison International, ClickIQ, Recruitd

Medical recruiter and five recruits jailed for fake shifts scam in hospitals

A medical recruiter and five agency workers he recruited to defraud the NHS have been sentenced for conspiracy to defraud.

Baltimore Consulting leaves Opus as Kenny heads MBO

Public and third sector recruiter Baltimore Consulting, part of the Opus Talent Solutions Group, has just completed a management buyout for £1.4m.

Recruiter fined for stealing personal data from previous employer

A recruitment consultant has been fined for unlawfully taking personal data from his former employer when he left his job to set up his own agency.

Liverpool FC recruits staff for next season’s matches

One of this weekend’s Champions League finalists has launched a recruitment drive for matchday staff.

APPOINTMENTS: 21-25 MAY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Application Recruitment, APSCo, BWD, CJUK, Forward Role, HRC Recruitment, Kennedy Executive Search & Consulting, Sevenstep, Stanton House, The Curve Group, ZRG Partners

Recruiters must expect disruption if IR35 extends into private sector

Recruiters can expect the same sort of disruption created by off-payroll rules in the public sector should they be extended into the private sector.

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