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Is Brexit’s breeze turning into an icy chill for recruiters?

While recruiters are certainly feeling the ill effects of Brexit through hiring uncertainty among clients, they’re divided over whether reversing Brexit would be a good idea.

Unemployment remains at record levels low despite Brexit uncertainty

UK unemployment remains at record levels, according to official data released by the Office for National Statistics this morning.

Terrorism big risk factor for firms sending workers abroad

Global terrorism features prominently among the biggest risks facing recruiters and other firms sending workers overseas, according to findings from global mobility specialist Santa Fe Relocation.

18 October 2017

Get a pizza the action at the Bath Pizza Company

Do you like pizza? Do you want to get paid to eat pizza? Then we have the perfect job for you.

Social enterprise move finds favour with clients

Cordant Group’s decision to become a social enterprise is already finding favour among its clients.

Public sector, Education 17 October 2017

Recruiters seize the day

The latest Recruitment Sector Barometer shows recruiters are making hay while the sun shines.

17 October 2017

Shawbrook Bank shares recruitment solutions for finding fintech talent

Attracting passive candidates in the fintech space is the most pressing recruitment concern for Brentwood-based Shawbrook Bank.

HR, Accounting/Finance 17 October 2017

Recruiter’s fiancée fills him in with news of Craig David at his wedding

The fiancée of a Coventry-based recruitment consultant has used the power of Twitter to persuade singer songwriter Craig David to perform at her upcoming wedding.

Ex-smelting plant redevelopment brings 500 jobs to Northumberland

Northumberland’s job sector is to be boosted to the tune of 500 jobs.

Clipper Logistics creates 350 jobs thanks to ASOS deal

Clipper Logistics is to create 350 new jobs through a new contract win with online fashion retailer ASOS.

Social recruiting November 2017

Whether you’re showing the youngsters how it’s done, or taking on double the challenge, we’ve got some pretty tough recruiters in the industry!

CONTRACTS AND DEALS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Atera, Ezy Solutions Group

Nicoll Curtin buys cyber experts BeecherMadden

Cyber security and corporate governance recruiter BeecherMadden has joined the technology-focused Nicoll Curtin Group, becoming the group’s second new business this year. No sale price was disclosed.

New to MarketIT/Telecoms 16 October 2017

Pirates’ Goldsmith arrested and charged with assault

One of recruitment’s most colourful characters, Gary Goldsmith, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 31 October to answer a charge of assault by beating following an incident in London last Friday.

People 16 October 2017

Hall launches Talent Insight Group

Serial entrepreneur, private investor and author Glen Hall has launched a new consultancy working with organisations looking to make better informed strategic talent decisions.

New to MarketHR 16 October 2017

Government aims to become top D&I employer by 2020

The government has set out a new diversity & inclusion strategy with the aim of becoming the UK’s most inclusive employer by the year 2020.

Public sector 16 October 2017

Medical services firm PSS creates 100 new roles

A Yorkshire medical services firm, which supplies GP practices with pharmacists, is creating 100 new jobs.

APPOINTMENTS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Green Park, Impellam, ManpowerGroup, Oyster Partnership, PeoplePlus, TeamJobs

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: CandiRight, iwant2bea, MSS People, NHS Northamptonshire

Online peer recommendations could revolutionise recruitment

Dedicated industry online forums offering peer-to-peer recommendations could revolutionise recruitment processes.

IT/Telecoms, Accounting/Finance 13 October 2017

Recruitment director banned for seven years

The director of a Birmingham-based recruiter has been banned from acting as a director for seven years.

Legislation 13 October 2017

‘Golden hellos’ positive but won’t solve GP crisis say recruiters

Recruiters have urged the government to come up with a more “robust” approach to tackle the UK’s chronic shortage of general practitioners.

Top UK firms to have at least one BAME director on board by 2021

The UK’s top firms should have at least one board level director of an ethnic minority within the next four years, a new government-backed report has recommended.

LegislationExecutive search 13 October 2017

Amazon creates 1,000 jobs at new distribution centre

The North-West’s industrial sector stands to benefit from more than 1,000 new jobs in the region.

Retail, Transport & logistics 13 October 2017

Is the UK addicted to cheap labour?

The director general of the British Chambers of Commerce has rejected the notion that UK business is addicted to recruiting cheap labour.

Legislation 12 October 2017

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