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Recruitment director disqualified for 10 years

The director of a recruitment agency, found to have supplied illegal workers, has been banned for 10 years.

Commercial & office support 23 October 2017

Review intern hiring policies, lawyers warn recruitment departments

Recruitment departments should review intern hiring policies in light of renewed calls to ban unpaid internships.

Rullion shuts Leeds office as it focuses on large-scale outsourcing

Recruitment expert Rullion is refocusing its operations within construction and infrastructure on national accounts and large-scale outsourced solutions, resulting in the closure of its Leeds branch.

FINANCIALS: ManpowerGroup reveals 7% rise in revenues

Recruitment giant ManpowerGroup has revenues increase 7% year-on-year, according to results for Q3 2017.

Financials 23 October 2017

Thorntons on recruitment drive ahead of Christmas

Thorntons is seeking 200 additional staff ahead of Christmas, who will also benefit from staff discounts on the chocolate maker’s treats in their staff shop.

Retail, Industrial/Manufacturing 23 October 2017

READERS’ VIEWS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

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NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: Acorn, Propel London

Mentor remains confident in White's Apprentice chances

Viewers have seen only 25% of the potential of recruiter James White, according to his mentor, who remains confident he can follow the successes of Ricky Martin and Lee McQueen and win this year’s television reality show contest The Apprentice.

 

20 October 2017

Canine recruit drops out of CIA

There has been a happy ending for a candidate who has had to drop out of one of the CIA’s recruitment programmes.

Lighter Side 20 October 2017

Trust Tech eyes controlling stake in gap personnel group

Japanese-listed staffing company Trust Tech has announced plans to acquire a controlling 75% stake in gap personnel group.

Boeing hangar construction brings 100 new jobs for Surrey

Surrey’s manufacturing sector is to be boosted to the tune of 100 new jobs.

Engineering 20 October 2017

Future cyber security talent sorted but plugging gaps now is less certain

Recruiting the next generation of talent the UK needs to fight cyber security threats in the future is well under way – the challenge is dealing with the next five years.

Top 10 socially engaged recruitment agencies

Hays, PageGroup and Adecco all feature in LinkedIn’s 2017 rankings for most socially engaged large recruitment agencies, but who has come where in the list?

The Apprentice White Watch: Does recruitment’s hopeful make it through?

It’s week three of The Apprentice and the question on everyone’s lips is: did recruitment’s representative survive into week four?

Lighter Side 19 October 2017

FINANCIALS: Prime People’s performance in line with expectations

Global professional and technical recruiter Prime People is trading in line with expectations, according to an update released yesterday.

‘Future of jobs’ report calls for more work between schools and business

Progress on inclusion, social mobility, pay gaps and productivity are among the new ways that government and business need to measure the success of the UK jobs market, a report by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has recommended.

Public sector, Education 19 October 2017

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!

Start-up of the Month: EVA

Recruitment app provider LUCKYLINK has launched EVA (Employment Virtual Assistant).

New to MarketIT/Telecoms, HR 18 October 2017

University a waste of time, says Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar, star of TV reality show The Apprentice, believes most university courses are “a perfect waste of time”.

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.

Recruiters seize the day

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

18 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

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