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Hedgehogs dine out after recruiter wins TV reality show

A generous recruitment consultant, who emerged victorious on Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me this week, has donated his £1k winnings to Hedgehog Emergency Rescue Yorkshire.

22 September 2017

Blog: REC reports from Lib Dem Conference

Zero-hour contracts, gender equality, the government’s approach to skills development and Brexit were all hot button topics at this week’s Lib Dem conference.

22 September 2017

FINANCIALS: Adecco’s digital technology to deal with ‘megatrends’

Adecco is embracing digital technologies in a bid to increase profitability as the recruitment industry contends with a number of “megatrends”.

22 September 2017

FINANCIALS: Kellan Group sees NFI fall but reduces losses

Kellan Group has seen net fee income fall 4%, according to unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2017.

FinancialsRetail, Executive search 22 September 2017

FINANCIALS: Search Consultancy reveals rise in revenue

Search Consultancy has seen revenue rise, according to results for the year to 1 January 2017.

Financials 22 September 2017

Recruitment consultant jailed for dangerous driving

A recruitment consultant quit his job ahead of a court appearance at which he was jailed for dangerous driving and intending to pervert the course of justice.

People 21 September 2017

FINANCIALS: Capita sees fall in revenues

Business outsourcing provider Capita has seen revenues drop 3% year-on-year, according to results for the half-year to 30 June 2017.

Cops helps candidate get out of a knot – and lands a job (or three)

A US cop performing the simple act of helping a job applicant with his tie may have been instrumental in him landing a job.

Lighter Side 21 September 2017

New Invertek Drives factory to create 50 jobs in Wales

Wales’ manufacturing sector stands to benefit to the tune of 50 new jobs, thanks to the building of a new factory in the North-East of the country.

After CBSbutler and firstPRO, Staffing360 buys to continue in 2018

Staffing360 Solutions has gone on a spending spree, with the acquisitions of recruiters CBSbutler in the UK and firstPRO in the US.

Rethink launches Code Nation to tackle digital skills shortage

Global recruiter Rethink Group is launching a coding school in its spiritual home of Manchester.

Jobs boost as China’s Ctrip opens call centre in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s commercial sector is to be boosted by the creation of 200 customer service jobs.

JobsOutlook reveals fall in economic confidence

Confidence in the UK economy has fallen to its lowest level since June 2016, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Think tank calls on government to resurrect strike-breakers proposal

The Centre for Policy Studies has called on government to resurrect a controversial proposal that would enable recruiters to supply essential workers as ‘strike breakers’ as cover in the event of industrial action.

Legislation 19 September 2017

BBC to remove educational information from CVs

The BBC has committed to removing university degrees and school education from CVs of potential applicants.

Blue Arrow pays for mistake after sending worker on shift to closed factory

A caterer, who was sent on a 50-mile round trip to work at a factory that turned out to be closed, has been reimbursed and paid an additional £100 by the hospitality recruiter.

FINANCIALS: ClearStar reveals revenue jump

US-based ClearStar has seen revenues jump 12% year-on-year, according to unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2017.

FinancialsIT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2017

Social recruiting October 2017

From abseiling off strange structures to cycling from one end of the country to the other, you’ve been busy outside recruiting…

Start-up of the Month: Daniel Lewis Law

The eponymous ex-director of Longbridge Law on his new venture, Daniel LewIs Law.

New to MarketLegal 19 September 2017

Fast approaching FAST 50

Recruiter's annual FAST 50 listing is approaching fast.

19 September 2017

Making your employer brand stand out

Recruiters are facing a cocktail of pressures that makes an effective employer brand increasingly important.

IT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2017

New data use drives finding future talent

Using data in innovative and intelligent ways will drive talent search.

IT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2017

Advice on what to do after you sell your recruitment business

Recruiters who sell their businesses shouldn’t rush into making any quick decisions about what they want to do next.

People 18 September 2017

Joint GLAA modern slavery operation leads to five arrests

A joint operation by Derbyshire Police and the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has resulted in five people being charged with modern slavery and human trafficking offences.

18 September 2017

Reopened components plant creates jobs in South Wales

South Wales’ manufacturing sector is to benefit to the tune of 130 new jobs.

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