Apprentices/Grads/School leavers

Back to school for the future of the Workplace

Lenna Thompson, associate director for Broster Buchanan Talent Solutions, explains why the future of the workplace depends on our ability to engage with school children.

Emerging talent 4 July 2018
Angela Middleton and Others

Transforming the prestige of skills

Training and recruitment consultancy MiddletonMurray has called for a radical overhaul of careers advice in its recently launched Limitless Manifesto.

18 June 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 JUNE 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Cordant Group, Cornerstone OnDemand, FCSA, The Curve Group, Workday

Amazon looks to recruit 2,500 this year

As the UK high street closes more stores by the day, Amazon is on a recruitment drive to fill 2,500 permanent roles.

In-house recruitment 7 June 2018

MiddletonMurray’s Limitless Manifesto aims to shake up poor careers advice

Recruiters must contribute towards providing young people with the careers advice essential to tackling UK plc’s productivity problem.

FINANCIALS: Staffline trades in line with market expectations

Staffline is trading in line with expectations, according to a statement by the recruitment and employability organisation.

Financials 17 May 2018

Fun in the sun opportunities with Club Med’s apprenticeships

Do you want to increase your chances of working in this warm weather for way longer than a short heatwave?

APPOINTMENTS: 23-27 APRIL 2018

This week’s appointments include: AMS, APSCo, Audeliss, Endorsed, Frontline Recruitment, Goodman Masson, Macildowie, Oakwell Hampton, RED Commerce

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Acorn, Activate Business School, Grant Thornton, MERJE, Miramar Global, MRG

Metro Bank to recruit nearly 1,000 in 2018

A UK challenger bank is boosting the country’s financial sector to the tune of 900 new jobs this year.

In-house recruitment 9 February 2018
Interview

Talent shortages lead to stronger demand for recruitment agencies says REC report

Employers are increasingly turning to recruitment agencies to fill roles as talent shortages bite, according to the latest IHS Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation report.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 5-9 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals includes: Amrop, Carmichael Fisher Australia, Cranfield University, Groupe Adéquat, Nelson Chambers, Sigmar Recruitment, Workday

Supplier, In-house recruitment 6 February 2018

Levy makes apprenticeships ‘a bureaucratic nightmare’ says Cable

Sir Vince Cable (above, centre), leader of the Liberal Democrats, has slammed the government’s Apprenticeship Levy, claiming it has resulted in apprenticeships becoming “a bureaucratic nightmare” and that “it has wrecked apprenticeships”.

BMW launches latest apprenticeship scheme

Automotive giant BMW is on the hunt for 60 new apprentices.

In-house recruitment 16 January 2018

Government’s careers strategy neglects older workers

The government’s careers strategy fails to adequately address the support needed for older workers wanting to learn new skills, according to UK professional people development body CIPD.

Diversity/Inclusion 8 December 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 4-8 DECEMBER 2017

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

4 December 2017
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Industry calls for rethink after apprentice numbers plummet

Industry experts are calling for a rethink of the government’s Apprenticeship Levy scheme after the latest figures revealed a dramatic fall in those applying for places.

Stay true to yourself: Lee McQueen’s advice to The Apprentice hopeful James White

Former IT recruiter and winner of The Apprentice Lee McQueen says his best advice to current recruitment industry hopeful James White is to trust in his entrepreneurial skills as a recruiter, and “to be himself”.

24 November 2017

Enisca Group takes on 29 new recruits in Cookstown

Northern Ireland’s engineering sector is to be boosted as a result of Cookstown-based Enisca Group taking on new staff.

In-house recruitment 7 November 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn Group, Astute Payroll, Bullhorn, MOVE Guides, Rare, Tribe Recruitment, Vacancy Filler

Supplier, Technology 7 November 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30-OCTOBER – 3 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Class People, Encore Personnel, Frontline Recruitment, Morson Group, ResourceBank

In-house recruitment 31 October 2017

Sturgeon launches campaign to encourage school leavers into childcare

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched a recruitment campaign aimed at encouraging school leavers into nursery and childcare careers.

In-house recruitment 24 October 2017

Review intern hiring policies, lawyers warn recruitment departments

Recruitment departments should review intern hiring policies in light of renewed calls to ban unpaid internships.

Legislation/Regulation 23 October 2017

‘Future of jobs’ report calls for more work between schools and business

Progress on inclusion, social mobility, pay gaps and productivity are among the new ways that government and business need to measure the success of the UK jobs market, a report by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has recommended.

Technology, Diversity/Inclusion 19 October 2017

University a waste of time, says Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar, star of TV reality show The Apprentice, believes most university courses are “a perfect waste of time”.

Emerging talent 18 October 2017

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