This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, ICRC

• The Adecco Group Foundation is to join the International Committee of the Red Cross’s (ICRC) in helping people with a disability back into the labour market and promote social inclusion in areas affected by armed conflict.

The collaboration will focus on supporting the ICRC’s Physical Rehabilitation Programme which uses sport to enable social inclusion of people with an impairment, and aims to complement their physical and mental progress with career counselling and labour market inclusion.  

ITN to interview at least one BAME candidate for all roles

ITN is the latest media organisation to ensure interview shortlists have at least one BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) candidate.

20 July 2018
Simon Fanshawe

Cielo Talent Rising Summit: Fanshawe urges more ‘blind’ recruitment

The co-founder of Stonewall has launched a scathing attack on efforts to improve diversity in the workplace.

20 July 2018

Report recommending recruiters to collect age data slammed as impractical

A recommendation from MPs requiring recruitment agencies to collect data on age discrimination has come under fire from employment lawyers, who labelled it impractical and unusual.

Legislation 17 July 2018

Gurkha regiment to recruit women from 2020

The Gurkhas are to allow female recruits for the first time from 2020.

16 July 2018