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Kandidate eyes European expansion after RiseHigh buy

Shoreditch-based HR tech firm Kandidate, which finds top talent for start-ups, is eyeing European expansion following its acquisition of talent matching platform RiseHigh.

HR 24 April 2017

ARC’s IR35 letter used as evidence in Finance Bill enquiry

The UK Treasury Select Committee is to use a recent letter by the Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) detailing concerns about new IR35 public sector rules as evidence when MPs consider aspects of the Finance Bill 2017 this week.

24 April 2017

Gorkana blocks unpaid internship job ads

Gorkana’s job board has moved to no longer allow “expenses only” internship vacancies to be posted to the site.

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Forest Healthcare to pay above NLW to recruit and retain top talent

A care home group in the South-East of England has committed to paying above the living wage in order to recruit and retain top talent, and reduce reliance on agency staff.

FINANCIALS: ManpowerGroup sees revenue rise by 4%

Recruitment giant ManpowerGroup has seen year-on-year revenue rise 4%, according to Q1 results.

Financials 24 April 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 24-28 APRIL 2017

Latest appointments for week of 24-28 April 2017

PeopleLegal 24 April 2017

New to the market: 24-28 April 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry: 24-28 April 2017

New to MarketHR 24 April 2017

LinkedIn’s ‘tracking’ feature could prevent candidate stealing

A planned new LinkedIn feature could help recruiters challenge clients they suspect of using their own internal applicant tracking systems to steal candidates on the agency’s books.

Amoria Bond and Phaidon International pick up a Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Two recruiters are today celebrating winning a Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Life sciences, IT/Telecoms 21 April 2017

DP Connect in MBO

Technology sector recruitment and outsourced IT specialist DP Connect has undergone a management buy-out.

ContractsIT/Telecoms 21 April 2017

M&S to create 1,400 jobs despite store closures

Retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) is to create more than 1,400 jobs through the opening of 36

Retail 21 April 2017

Social recruiting May 2017

From reducing your carbon footprint, raising money for charities or making big or little differences, here’s what 
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Lighter Side 20 April 2017
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LinkedIn confirms it will restore additional member services

LinkedIn has committed to restoring additional member services, enabling better engagement between recruiters and prospective candidates, which was dropped in a recent redesign.

20 April 2017

FINANCIALS: Gattaca posts small increase in revenue but NFI decline

Specialist recruitment group Gattaca has seen a 1% increase in year-on-year revenue but a 4% decline in net fee income (NFI), according to interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2017.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 18-21 APRIL 2017

Contracts and deals for week of 18-21 April 2017

Austrian hermitage recruits Belgian hermit

A divorced, Trabant-driving Belgian has emerged victorious to fill a role, beating 50 competitors to the coveted post of – hermit.

Investing in Talent award-winner O’Loughlin sets up Summit Recruitment in Switzerland

Tom O’Loughlin has left fintech and change staffing specialist Nicoll Curtin to set up his own recruitment business within Switzerland.

EasyJet’s Ryding: 'Female pilot intake to soar higher by 2020'

With five of its nine board members women, low-cost airline and FTSE 100 company easyJet has an enviable record in achieving gender diversity at the top.

UK&Ireland 19 April 2017

Jobs survey shows skills shortage still a major issue

More than four in 10 employers have increased salaries in an effort to attract candidates, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

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Recruiters welcome snap election in hope of a better Brexit

Recruiters have mostly backed the Prime Minister’s early election call due to the anticipated clearer mandate it will give government to get on with Brexit.

UK&Ireland 19 April 2017

RTC Group ‘confident’ in trading prospects this year

In a pre-AGM statement, RTC Group has announced it is trading well and is confident this will continue for the financial year.

UK&Ireland 19 April 2017

Graduates part of 40,000 applying for 532 road sweeper roles in India

More than 2,000 graduates have applied for the position of municipal road sweeper in the Indian city of Chandigarh.

UK&Ireland 19 April 2017
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Star Recruit: Police dog Smithy

Sarah Childs, head of Ecommerce, CX & web analytics, at RedCat Digital offers advice to recen

Lighter Side 19 April 2017

Appointments: 17-21 April 2017

Latest appointments for week of 17-21 April 2017

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Arrows Group aims at changing needs of clients

Global technology recruiter Arrows Group has completed a two-year strategic repositioning, aimed

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