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APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 December 2017

This week's appointments include: Hightech Partners

Executive search 12 December 2017

Financials: Servoca attributes solid performance to diversification

A diversified business model has paid off for Servoca this year, and the specialist recruitment solutions and outsourcing provider is eyeing acquisitions in the education sector for 2018.

NHSI considers role of umbrella companies in health service

The NHS’s relationship with umbrella companies is under discussion as the health service seeks to further cut back its agency expenditure, improve transparency on agency worker pay, and move toward a greater use of internal staffing banks, a senior NHS Improvement (NHSI) official has told Recruiter

Public sector, Healthcare/Medical 12 December 2017

Financials: Robert Walters sees strong trading across regions

Robert Walters is seeing “strong trading” across all its regions of operation, the global recruiter has announced in a trading update.

Birmingham recruiter builds giant snowman

A Birmingham-based recruiter is responsible for building what could be the biggest snowman of the season so far.

RECRUITER HOT 100: THE HOT 10 TECHNICAL RECRUITERS

As part of Recruiter’s HOT 100 list of top-performing recruitment firms in the UK, today we look at the HOT 10 engineering/technical/science recruiters.

Oil & gas/Energy, Life sciences 11 December 2017

Derby County looks to recruit buggy drivers

Are you a good driver who also likes their football? Then we have the perfect job for you.

Recruiters urged to ensure temps know of sexual harassment procedures

Recruiters have been urged to have open communication with candidates and clients, as well as clear procedures for reporting sexual harassment for workers on assignment.

11 December 2017

Snow joke for Midlands recruiters

As large parts of the country awoke yesterday to a winter wonderland, recruiters have had mixed fortunes in terms of temps turning up for assignments and clients opening their doors this morning.

11 December 2017

Toby Carvery recruits for a Christmas dinner diner

Are you someone who loves Christmas dinner and could have it every day? Well, we could have the perfect role for you.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: Franklin Fitch, Infused Learning

X Factor winners Rak-Su boasts a recruiter in the line-up

After years of trying, the recruitment sector finally has an X Factor winner.

Trust Tech takes majority stake in gap personnel

Japan-based staffing business Trust Tech has paid £20.1m for 75% of shares in UK recruitment agency gap personnel.

Recruiters make the Sunday Times Fast Track 100

Six recruiters have made the cut in this year’s Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 list of fast-growing private firms.

4 December 2017

Facebook creates 800 new jobs in London

Social media giant Facebook is to create 800 new jobs in the UK.

Fortnum & Mason faces staff shortfall due to Brexit

Iconic London department store Fortnum & Mason is struggling to recruit staff following last year’s Brexit vote, its CEO Ewan Venters told the Guardian newspaper.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 4 December 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Bullhorn, Caburn Hope, Eames Consulting, Knowit, Morgan McKinley, Nakama Group, Outsource UK

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 4-8 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: de Poel, Fusion Lifestyle, Head Medical, Hesketh James, ICON Training

New Zealand cops prove they’re hard to beat

New Zealand Police’s viral recruitment video is gathering global momentum and appears to be justifying its claim to be the “world’s most entertaining recruitment video”.

Lighter SidePublic sector 1 December 2017

Recruiters must focus on broad skills clusters not specifics says expert

Recruiters must “release expectations” that they are hiring for specific job roles, and instead focus on placing candidates into positions based on their “skills cluster”.

1 December 2017

Child Soldiers International slams army recruitment tactics

Charity Child Soldiers International has criticised the British Army for its latest recruitment campaign, which it says is appealing to an alarming number of vulnerable under 18-year-olds.

Public sector 1 December 2017

Reward creates 60 jobs in Belfast

Card-linked loyalty platform provider Reward is to set up a new software engineering team in Belfast, creating up to 60 new jobs.

Retail, IT/Telecoms 1 December 2017

ECJ holiday pay ruling has ‘enormous implications’

Yesterday’s European Court of Justice ruling on holiday pay has “enormous implications” for employers and those who engage self-employed contractors, an employment lawyer has told Recruiter.

Legislation 30 November 2017

Theresa May backs government plan to get 1m disabled people into work

Prime Minister Theresa May has given her personal support to government plans to help 1m disabled people into work in the next 10 years.

Legislation 30 November 2017

Act now to avert Brexit construction skills crisis, says think tank

The government should give existing EU-born construction workers an immediate guarantee that they can continue to live and work in the UK after Brexit, according to a think tank.

Construction & property 30 November 2017

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