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Migration system must be evidence-based, say recruitment bodies

Recruitment trade bodies have called on government to ensure the UK’s new migration system is based on evidence about the skills the country needs to thrive post-Brexit.

InterQuest independent director Higgins opposes Chisbridge bid

Chisbridge’s bid to delist technology recruiter InterQuest from AIM is facing opposition from one of its independent directors.

IT/Telecoms 27 July 2017

Ex-recruiter Honey G back in da tabloid spotlight

Recruitment’s second most famous X Factor contestant has become the subject of a racy photo shoot with a UK tabloid.

27 July 2017

FINANCIALS: Impellam Group shows slight rise in revenue and profits

Impellam Group has reported a marginal increase in revenue and profits amid challenging conditions for the managed services and specialist staffing provider’s UK business.

Employment tribunal fees ruled unlawful

The Supreme Court has ruled that fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims, which could also include claims brought against employers and recruiters for discrimination during the recruitment process, are unlawful.

26 July 2017

Robert Walters sees leap in fee income

Robert Walters has reported a 20% increase in UK net fee income in the six months ended 30 June.

26 July 2017

Amazon doubles London high-tech requirement

Amazon plans to double the number of high-tech staff from 450 to 900 at a new London development centre.

26 July 2017

Staffline confirms NHS Professionals bid

Staffline’s chief executive has confirmed it has bid for a controlling stake in NHS Professionals and expects to find out this autumn if this bid has been successful.

Public sector 26 July 2017

Government gets tough on labour abuse and online job scams

The government is getting tough on labour exploitation and online job scams, with both the employment minister and director of labour market enforcement highlighting the issue today.

Legislation 25 July 2017

Chisbridge offer for InterQuest receives 50+% backing

The board of Chisbridge has achieved the shareholder backing it needs to acquire technology recruiter InterQuest.

ContractsIT/Telecoms 25 July 2017
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FINANCIALS: Heidrick & Struggles sees slight rise in revenue

Global executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has seen a marginal increase in revenue for the quarter ended 30 June 2017.

Panda cuddler: best job in the world?

Is professional panda cuddler the best job in the world? It’s an actual job, apparently, as the BBC revealed this morning to a cooing audience.

Lighter Side 25 July 2017

FINANCIALS: ManpowerGroup results reveal revenues up

ManpowerGroup has seen a marginal increase in revenues, according to results for the three months ended 30 June 2017.

Financials 25 July 2017

FINANCIALS: Randstad reveals increase from UK business

Randstad has seen revenue from its UK business increase 2% year-on-year, according to results for the second quarter of the 2017.

FINANCIALS: SThree’s overseas business offsets 16% fall in the UK

Overseas revenue growth has helped international SThree offset a 16% drop in year-on-year gross profits in the UK, according to interim results for the half year ended 31 May 2017.

Recruiters press for longer freedom of movement

Recruiters have called on government to extend freedom of movement for a further four years after Brexit.

Public finds hospitality sector has most intimidating professionals

Recruiters could carve out a niche for themselves by supplying non-intimidating candidates to hotels and bars, if new research is anything to go by.

Quorn Foods looks to hire 300 as it doubles production

A food manufacturer is to create 300 jobs in the North-East. The BBC reports Quorn Foods will create the new roles over the next five years, as it doubles production at its main plant in Teesside.

APPOINTMENTS: 24-28 JULY 2017

This week’s appointments include: Korn Ferry, Mondelez Business Services, Sphere Digital Recruitment, Visibility Software, ZRG Partners

PeopleRetail, Life sciences 24 July 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 24-28 JULY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including: Aasaanjobs, Boxington Corporate Finance, Boyd & Moore Executive Search, Ganymede Energy, PayStream, Robert Walters, SSE, TechnoPro

NEW TO THE MARKET: 24-28 JULY 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Backline Logistic Support Services, Celtic Manor Resort, Consilium Recruit, Credas, ESG, PMP Recruitment

Recruiters spill the beans on candidates’ worst CV lies

Ever jumped out of the window to escape the porkies you’ve told on your CV catching up with you at interview?

Husband of Belfast actress banned from running recruitment agency

The husband of actress Alexandra Ford, best known for playing Dympna in the BBC Northern Ireland comedy series Give My Head Peace, has been banned from running a recruitment agency for 10 years.

Recruiters warned not to ignore ASA guidance on gender ads

Recruiters have been warned not to place recruitment adverts featuring stereotypical gender roles on behalf of clients, or risk sanction from the Advertising Standards Authority.

Rec-to-rec, Marketing 21 July 2017

FINANCIALS: Empresaria results show strong trading in the UK

Empresaria reports strong trading in the UK, with group net fee income up 26% year-on-year, according to a trading update released this morning.

Financials 21 July 2017

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