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Readers’ views: 20-24 March 2017

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ASA rules AJD Recruitment ad misleading

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled a “misleading” job advert posted by education recruiter AJD Recruitment on job board Reed.co.uk must not appear again in its current form.

22 March 2017

New to the Market: 20-24 March 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry: 20-24 March 2017

Supplier, Technology 20 March 2017

Watch out, Beedles stepped out (of Connex)

Mark Beedles, chairman and founder of national education supply company Connex Education, is stepping down to launch new education recruitment business Supli in the UK and the US.

17 March 2017

Capita to streamline after ‘disappointing’ performance

Capita is “on track” with its proposed sale of specialist recruitment business Capita Education R

2 March 2017
John Ridpath

Tech talent ‘priority’ in Brexit settlement

The UK’s Brexit settlement must take into account the UK tech sector’s reliance on foreign talent, according to companies operating in the sector.

FINANCIALS: Servoca results in line with expectations

Servoca said its results for the results for the full-year ended 30 September will be in line with market expectations indicating a “significant improvement in the performance and profitability of the group”.

8 December 2016

Muck finds new teacher following social media recruitment campaign

The remote Hebridean island of Muck has appointed a teacher for its primary school following a successful social media campaign.

In-house recruitment 2 December 2016

TalkingCV signs up Career Teachers

Online video CV software firm TalkingCV has signed up education recruiter Career Teachers.

23 November 2016

Sky Recruitment Solutions works with Derby College

Derby College has joined forces with recruitment consultancy Sky Recruitment Solutions to provide a careers service to local employers and young people looking for their first jobs.

21 November 2016

Jigsaw Medical relocates head office to Ellesmere Port

Healthcare recruiter Jigsaw Medical has relocated its head office to Ellesmere Port near the Cheshire Oaks Shopping Centre from Portal Business Park in Tarporley, which will remain a Jigsaw building for further ventures.

Your recruitment business 21 November 2016

A1 Recruitment Solutions appoints Ghafoor

Bristol and London-based recruiter A1 Recruitment Solutions has appointed Kay Ghafoor as associate consultant.

Your recruitment business 18 November 2016

Employment remains at record high

The UK’s employment rate has remained at record levels, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics, while unemployment also fell.

Cooper Lomaz partners with Nelsonspirit to help young leaders

East Anglian recruiter Cooper Lomaz has sponsored the inaugural Nelsonspirit Future Leaders Crew, a leadership programme for young people in Norfolk aged between 16 and 17.

Peace Child ambassador used ‘inner recruiter’ to change career plans

Embracing her ‘inner recruiter’ has helped a ‘Work the Change’ ambassador for youth empowerment organisation Peace Child completely change career path.

e-Careers ad breached ASA code

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint made against a ‘PRINCE2’ course on online education and careers platform e-Careers.

Your recruitment business 2 November 2016

School builds own online supply bank of teachers

A national shortage of teachers has caused Surrey-based The Magna Carta School to build its own bank of supply teachers.

In-house recruitment 19 October 2016

Construction sector must appeal more to kids say recruiters

Recruiters have called on the UK construction sector to reach out to a broader group, including top tech talent and school students, to help attract the construction professionals of the future.

Workforce must adapt more to AI say MPs

MPs have called on government to establish a commission to look into issues around robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), including the need for humans to gain new skills as AI takes jobs.

Legislation/Regulation 12 October 2016

Helping prisoners dance to a new rhythm

For those who spend time at Her Majesty’s pleasure, the punishment is likely to continue long after they walk back out through the prison gates.

Flexing those working terms

A review is underway to modernise the UK’s employment and tax policies, including whether even the various means of describing workers are still valid.
Colin Cottell investigates

Morgan Hunt’s Cooper becomes non-exec director as Taylor and Wynn step up

Sue Cooper, managing director and chief executive at multi-sector recruiter Morgan Hunt, steps down from these roles to become a non-executive director at the company.

Your recruitment business 4 October 2016

Heidrick & Struggles appoints Zavitz and Cutler

Global executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has appointed Jackie Zavitz and JJ Cutler as principals.

Your recruitment business 30 September 2016

Axcis Education renews special needs partnership

Special education needs staffing specialist Axcis Education has renewed a two-year partnership agreement with the National Association for Special Education Needs (nasen).

Your recruitment business 28 September 2016

CIPD launches partnership to work with schools and young people

The CIPD, a professional body for HR and people development, has launched a national partnership with the Careers and Enterprise Company to recruit 500 senior HR professionals to work with schools and help equip young people with the skills they need to succeed in a fast-moving labour market.

Your recruitment business 26 September 2016

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