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Recruiters call for action to secure post-Brexit late payment remedies

Recruiters have backed calls on government to negotiate terms that ensure UK firms dealing with Continental clients can secure timely payment for their services and products post-Brexit.

22 August 2017

Financials: Empresaria posts record results but reports Brexit effect on hiring confidence

Empresaria has delivered a record overall H1 group performance year-on-year, but has seen political uncertainty over Brexit start to hit hiring confidence in the UK.

22 August 2017

Reporter finds hidden job ad on Apple website

A hidden job advert for an engineer placed by Apple has been uncovered on the tech giant’s website.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 22 August 2017

LoveWoo seeks reviewer for its ‘adult products’

A purveyor of – ahem, shall we say ‘adult products’? – is recruiting for a reviewer of its wares.

Lighter Side 22 August 2017

Office workers report body odour as top colleague complaint

What’s your biggest bugbear in terms of the personal appearance and hygiene issues of your consultant colleagues?

Lighter Side 21 August 2017

Recruiters warned of risk from ‘ridiculous’ workplace rules

Recruiters supplying workers to clients in workplaces with “ridiculous” rules in force run the risk of being brought to tribunal.

21 August 2017

Hales recruits 100 home care workers in Hull

Hull’s home care sector is to be boosted to the tune of 100 new jobs.

Social care 21 August 2017

Byron offers appetising role

Are you a recruiter with a love of burgers? Then we may have the perfect role for you.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 21-24 AUGUST 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Antal International, The Supply Register

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 21-24 AUGUST 2017

This week's contracts and deals, including: Morson Group 

ContractsEngineering 21 August 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 21-24 AUGUST 2017

This week’s appointments include: International Labour Organization, Norman Broadbent, Publicis Media, Sellick Partnership 

Barcelona-based recruiters keep calm and carry on

Recruiters with operations in Barcelona are keeping calm and carrying on, permitting consultants to work from home in the wake of yesterday’s terrorist attack.

18 August 2017

Opus holiday home boosts recruiter up top 20 company list for perks

A rather unusual incentive offered by Opus Professional Services has seen the recruiter feature in a list of companies offering the best benefits.

Lighter SideHR 18 August 2017

Berry Recruitment find bar staff for UB40 gig through Facebook

A hospitality recruiter has managed to recruit all 70+ bar staff to work at reggae band UB40’s recent concert in Darlington entirely through Facebook.

Virtual hiring gives Faith Technologies record applicants

US-based Faith Technologies is to host another virtual hiring event following the success of its initial event for an array of entry-level positions in July.

Engineering, HR 18 August 2017

Options takes headcount in Belfast to 150

Options is to double its workforce in Belfast thanks to around $100m (£77.5m) investment from New York-based private equity firm Bregal Sagemount.

Travelodge creates jobs in Romford and plans more hotels in Essex

Budget hotel brand Travelodge has created 25 new jobs through the opening of a second hotel in Romford.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 18 August 2017

Recruiters on ‘name and shame’ list for underpaying NMW

Three recruitment agencies have been named in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s latest list of firms found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum or Living Wage.

Legislation 17 August 2017

Fewer students mean new opportunities for graduate recruiters

Graduate recruiters are having to contend with growing numbers of A-Level students spurning university to move directly into the world of work.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 17 August 2017

Amazon to create 1,000+ jobs in Bristol

Amazon is to create more than 1,000 new permanent jobs at a new fulfilment centre in Bristol in 2018.

Woodland expands and creates new jobs in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland-based manufacturing firm Woodland is creating 57 jobs as it plans to double its turnover.

Sales, Creative/Digital/Media 17 August 2017

My Brilliant Recruitment Career: Amaranta Gollogly

We look into the background of people working in recruitment to see what their aspirations were when they were younger – and what makes them tick today...

People 16 August 2017

No government U-turn on Apprenticeship Levy

The government says it has no plans to make changes to the Apprenticeship Levy, despite widespread criticism of its effects on the recruitment industry and on the ability of temporary workers to benefit.

Industry reaction as unemployment falls to 42-year low

Despite fears that a combination of a consumer squeeze and Brexit uncertainty is damaging the economy, the UK labour market continues to perform strongly, according to official figures released today.

Social care, Engineering 16 August 2017

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin expand apprenticeships

The hotel group behind the Malmaison and Hotel du Vin brands is to extend the range of apprenticeship it offers over the next year as part of its efforts to attract, develop and retain talent.

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