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Don’t have a ruff day – bring your dog to work

It’s Bring Your Dog to Work Day, so to celebrate Recruiter trotted round the corner and spoke to consultants at Farringdon-based Profiles Creative about their part-time resident pooch, French bulldog Pudding.

Rec-to-rec 23 June 2017

Fruit growers could go out of business due to labour shortages

The director of a soft fruits supplier has asked the government to allow seasonal fruit pickers from the EU an easier ride into the UK or see firms like his go out of business.

Agriculture 23 June 2017

JLR works with Gorillaz to find cracking talent

Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are working together to recruit the next generation of engineering talent.

Recruiters urged to review safe workplace policies

Recruiters have been urged to keep policies about providing a safe place of work under review, in light of this week’s summer heatwave.

New jobs come to Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has benefited to the tune of almost 200 new jobs, revealed in announcements released by regional development agency Invest NI.

Recruiters welcome softer Brexit stance in Queen’s Speech

Recruiters have welcomed an anticipated ‘softer’ stance on immigration than previously indicated from government following yesterday’s Queen’s Speech.

Suits you – or does it? Goodman Masson brings in relaxed dress code

Goodman Masson’s new dress code reflects the nature of the changing workplace, according to the financial recruiter’s CEO Guy Hayward.

Armed forces to bring in flexible working

The UK’s armed forces are to benefit from flexible working, thanks to measures announced in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech.

Candidates, how to rub recruiters up the wrong way

Arrogant or rude candidates need not to apply, if research from CV-Library is anything to go by.

Lighter SideRec-to-rec 22 June 2017

Reed’s Recruiter app finds candidates faster, thanks to new features

Reed is already working on new features for its Recruiter app.

Rec-to-rec 21 June 2017

Virgin Atlantic ad aims to turn customers into candidates

Virgin Atlantic’s in-flight entertainment now features recruitment ads aimed at encouraging people to come and work for the airline.

Transport & logistics, HR 21 June 2017

Confidence in the economy stabilises on Brexit anniversary

UK employer confidence in the economy has stabilised a year after the nation’s vote to leave the European Union.

21 June 2017

Sky Bet expands Sheffield workforce with £3.5m investment

Betting company Sky Bet is expanding its premises in Sheffield with room for 160 new hires.

Hospitality/Leisure 21 June 2017

Tax avoidance crackdown will have ‘chilling’ effect on recruiters

A Europe-wide crackdown on tax avoidance schemes is set have a “chilling” effect on recruiters and intermediaries marketing such schemes.

Legislation 20 June 2017

Google for Jobs launches in US

As Google launches Google for Jobs in the US today, the company remains tightlipped over when the service will be launched in the UK.

New to Market 20 June 2017

Think-tank calls on gig employers to disclose workers’ hourly earnings

Independent think-tank the Social Market Foundation has called for gig economy employers to disclose their gig worker hourly earnings.

20 June 2017
Group expands Joint Venture Recruitment Business with launch of Vanta Staffing

SPONSORED: Group expands Joint Venture Recruitment Business with launch of Vanta Staffing

Since the launch of The Recruit Venture Group earlier this year, the business has experience rapid growth supporting the launch today of its second joint venture partner business Vanta Staffing in just two weeks.

Contracts 20 June 2017

FINANCIALS: Kellan Group revenue down nearly 12%

Multi-sector recruiter Kellan Group has seen revenue fall 11.8% year-on-year, according to annual results for the year ended 31 December 2016.

Financials 20 June 2017

READERS’ VIEWS: 12-19 JUNE 2017

A weekly round-up of comments on recruiter.co.uk stories

20 June 2017

My Brilliant Recruitment Career: Nicholas Kidson

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...

PeopleHR 20 June 2017

If Brexit were a mobile phone…

As an uneasy recruitment industry views proceedings from a distance, today marks the beginning of the UK-EU Brexit talks.

19 June 2017

Watch out for grey areas in pay, recruiters warned

Recruiters have been warned to be wary of grey areas in rules governing the payment of consultants.

Glenys Jackson receives OBE for maritime recruitment

A director at the Merchant Navy Training Board has been awarded an OBE for services to recruitment and training in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

People 19 June 2017

Jaguar Land Rover to take on 5,000 new recruits

Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is to recruit 5,000 staff in a bid to enhance its expertise in autonomous and electric technology.

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 JUNE 2017

This week’s appointments include: 24-7 Staffing, Amrop, Armstrong Craven, E1EW, Eames Consulting Group, Hamlyn Williams, ManpowerGroup, Oakleaf Partnership, PIE, ROC Search, SRiCheyenne, The Chemistry Group, TRANSEARCH

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