Apprentices/Grads/School leavers

Fewer students mean new opportunities for graduate recruiters

Graduate recruiters are having to contend with growing numbers of A-Level students spurning university to move directly into the world of work.

Technology, Emerging talent 17 August 2017

No government U-turn on Apprenticeship Levy

The government says it has no plans to make changes to the Apprenticeship Levy, despite widespread criticism of its effects on the recruitment industry and on the ability of temporary workers to benefit.

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin expand apprenticeships

The hotel group behind the Malmaison and Hotel du Vin brands is to extend the range of apprenticeship it offers over the next year as part of its efforts to attract, develop and retain talent.

Flexible working for all a great idea in an ideal world, say recruiters

Although broadly supportive, recruiters have questioned the practicalities of a recommendation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

Workplace, Diversity/Inclusion 15 August 2017
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Apprenticeship Levy costs hit agencies hard

Senior executives at two of the UK’s largest recruiters say that together it is costing them around £4.5m a year.

Your recruitment business 14 August 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 14-18 AUGUST 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including: Eligo, OPERA Global Youth Foundation, Retinue Housing, The Prince’s Trust

Blenheim Palace looks for apprentices in local schools

An Oxfordshire-based world heritage site, famous for being the birthplace and ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill, is reaching out to local schools to recruit future talent.

In-house recruitment 1 August 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 31 JULY-4 AUGUST 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including: Athona Psychiatry, Hyper Recruitment Solutions, NGA Human Resources, NRG, yourfeed

Supplier, Technology 1 August 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 24-28 JULY 2017

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

Supplier, Technology 24 July 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 17-21 JULY 2017

This week’s appointments include: DP Connect, Genesis Employment Services, Harper Harrison, National Locums, Sky Recruitment Solutions, Woodrow Mercer

Technology 18 July 2017

Capgemini extols virtues of degree apprenticeships

Introducing a degree apprenticeship has helped Capgemini cut recruitment spend, reduce attrition and helped develop the talent of the future.

Your business, Technology 6 July 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 JULY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including Alder Training, Bright Network, Charlton Morris, Cross Country Healthcare, Harvey Nash, Hays, PAT Management, Peach Recruitment, Regenda, Workforce Recruitment

Supplier, Your business 3 July 2017

IT employers set to take on most apprentices this year

Employers in the IT/telecoms and banking sectors are expected to hire the most apprentices in 2017, with a huge increase in apprenticeships expected this year, according to research.

Technology 9 June 2017

Contracts & Deals: 5-9 June 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including: Aasaanjobs, Gen2

Supplier, Technology 8 June 2017

REC launches its manifesto for jobs

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has launched a ‘manifesto for jobs’ ahead of June’s General Election, with one recommendation to prepare young people better for the world of work.

25 May 2017

APSCo manifesto pushes for Apprenticeship Levy reform

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) is advocating for a reform of the collection and use of the Apprenticeship Levy in its new manifesto.

Apprenticeship Levy ‘unfair’ and a threat to recruiters

The Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) has slammed the government’s new Apprenticeship Levy, coming into force this week, as “disproportionate, unfair” and a threat to the way recruiters operate.

Gibbs Connects with Work to help apprentices

International technology and digital workforce management solutions business Gibbs Hybrid Workforce Solutions has agreed a partnership with banking giant Barclays Citizenship team and social business Catch 22.

Network Rail and Santander among big firms to take on apprentices

As National Apprenticeship Week comes to an end, KFC, Mitchells & Butlers, Network Rail, Redrow and Santander have been among the big companies making apprenticeship commitments.

Emerging talent 10 March 2017

Woodrow Mercer Finance launches new division

Woodrow Mercer Finance, a joint venture between Yorkshire-based financial consultancy and recruiter FDYL and Birmingham-based recruiter Woodrow Mercer, has launched a division specialising in recruitment of entry level and part-qualified finance staff.

Emerging talent 27 February 2017

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