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Europe boosts SThree group profit by 11%

SThree’s group gross profit (GP) has grown 11% on last year, buoyed by strong growth in Continental Europe.

15 June 2018

Supreme Court ruling upsets flexible working apple cart in landmark case

The rights of flexible workers have been thrown back into the spotlight in light of a plumber’s legal victory in a Supreme Court ruling today.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: Allen Associates, cut-e, Real Time Engineering, TwoEnds, Vacancy Filler

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 JUNE 2018

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Appoint Group, Haig & Co, Parity Consulting, Pedersen & Partners, Source Technology

Technology 12 June 2018

Newly awarded rail project in Wales will lead to hundreds of jobs

The Welsh Government’s billion-pound contract to upgrade the railway network in South Wales will create hundreds of new jobs.

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

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 4-8 JUNE 2018

This week’s contracts & deals include: Centro Group, greenbean by NRG, Green Park, Workforce Staffing

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.

Javid promises to revisit visa caps for skilled workers

Recruiters have backed a commitment from the home secretary to take a “fresh look” at the cap on the number of skilled workers being given visas.

Staff to share in Kinetic as firm becomes employee-owned

Recruitment and payroll services firm Kinetic has become employee-owned.

McLaren’s new Sheffield base creates skilled manufacturing jobs

UK supercar manufacturer McLaren is to create 200 highly skilled jobs at a new £50m factory in Yorkshire.

In-house recruitment 1 June 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 29 MAY–1 JUNE 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Mynt Recruitment

Temporary workforce 31 May 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 29 MAY–1 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: BCL Legal, City Executive Search, Cogs, Concept Resourcing, HRC Recruitment, QuiGig

Supplier 29 May 2018

FINANCIALS: Hydrogen Group performs in line with expectations

Hydrogen Group is performing in line with current market expectations, according to a statement released ahead of the global recruiter’s annual general meeting today.

Financials 25 May 2018

Fusion Antibodies on recruitment drive for 28 new jobs in Belfast

A Belfast-based clinical research firm is to create 28 new jobs, doubling its workforce.

In-house recruitment 25 May 2018

Don’t jump into new sectors to beat the impact of AI, recruiters are advised

Recruiters shouldn’t jump into sectors radically different to the ones in which they currently operate to survive the march of the machines.

Recruiters call for action after 6,000 applications for skilled workers’ visas are refused

Recruiters are calling on the government to act after a Freedom of Information request indicated more than 6,000 skilled professionals from outside the EU were turned down for visas to take up jobs they had been offered in the UK.

Recruitment director banned from managing companies for 10 years

A recruitment agency director has been banned from running companies after he was found to have been diverting £60k from an insurance settlement into his personal bank account.

Demand for permanent staff up but not in retail, says Report on Jobs

Demand for permanent staff is still on the rise – but not for retail staff, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-11 MAY 2018

This week’s contracts include: Driver Hire, JSA Services, OakNorth, Talent Works International, The Curve Group, TritonExec

FCSA predicts large number of legal challenges to IR35

More and more public sector contractors across the country could legally challenge whether they are caught by IR35 rules.

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue posts small drop in revenue

US blue collar recruiter TrueBlue has posted a marginal decline in revenue in Q1 2018.

Financials 1 May 2018

CSG employees avoid EMI tax scheme uncertainty

The owners of global recruiter CSG (l-r: Wayne Underwood and Ben Riley) have told Recruiter they have no concerns over their decision to give all their employees shares in the company.

Ceballos acquires Charterhouse Recruitment Services

Emma Ceballos has acquired Yorkshire-based Charterhouse Recruitment Services from owner Donna Green, with the aim of extending operations into additional UK regions.

Connexin set to create jobs at Hull data centre

Internet firm Connexin is set to create 60 new jobs at a new £5m data centre due to be opened in Hull in December.

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