This week’s contracts and deals include: Locum People

• Medical recruitment agency Locum People has secured an NHS Framework award to supply locum doctors and nurses to hospitals in Northern Ireland.
The award of the HSC Business Services Organisation Framework for Northern Ireland covers 35 major hospitals and all five Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland – Belfast, Northern, Southern, South-Eastern and Western.
The framework win follows the agency’s appointment to the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership Agency’s Framework for nurses.

Irish minister opens ttm Healthcare’s new Manchester office

Healthcare recruiter ttm Healthcare’s new Manchester office has been opened by Irish minister for business, enterprise and innovation, Heather Humphreys TD (member of the lower house of the Irish parliament).

New to Market 20 April 2018

Question marks hang over IR35 and employment status

The impact of the IR35 rules on the public sector has been “very negative”, according to a survey of public and private sector professionals carried out by professional recruitment company Harvey Nash.

Legislation 19 April 2018

Demand for local Saudi talent on the increase, says Hays

Hays is reporting increased demand for its services to source local talent in Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom makes progress with its Saudi Vision 2030 programme.

18 April 2018

Industry gives cautious reaction to unemployment fall

Unemployment has fallen to levels not seen since the year Stevie Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac, Microsoft was founded and Monty Python and the Holy Grail hit cinemas.

17 April 2018