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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.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 19-23 MARCH 2018

This week’s launches include: Airswift, chefs-direct.com, cut-e, Head Resourcing, LogicMelon, Norman Broadbent

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 MARCH 2018

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Ducatus Partners, Eames Consulting Group, Eden Scott, McDonalds, Opus Talent Solutions, Remedium Partners, RS Components, Talent Plus, Textkernel, Thomas International

FINANCIALS: SThree sees rise in group profit but fall in UK & Ireland growth

SThree has seen group gross profit rise 8% year-on-year, led by its international operations.

Temporary workforce 16 March 2018

Openreach plans to recruit 3,500 trainee engineers this year

The UK’s engineering sector is to be boosted to the tune of more than 3,000 jobs.

In-house recruitment 16 March 2018

Royal Navy admits problems with Capita’s recruiting system

The Royal Navy has admitted to problems with its new Defence Recruiting System (DRS), the online recruitment system provided by outsourcing firm Capita.

Technology 15 March 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 MARCH 2018

This week’s appointments include: Capita, Concept Resourcing, Franklin Fitch, Kelly Services, REC, Resource Solutions

Lookers gets revved up to take on new apprentices

National motor retailer Lookers has added 160 new apprentice positions.

MAEL doubles apprenticeship intake for 2018

Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) is doubling its apprentice intake in 2018.

Emerging talent 6 March 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 5-9 MARCH 2018

This week’s appointments include: BGL Group, Pedersen & Partners, Roc Search, Salt Digital Recruitment, The Talentmark Group

In-house recruitment 6 March 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 MARCH 2018

This week’s launches include: Airswift, Appointments Personnel, Erecruit, Gleeson Recruitment Group, Head Resourcing, Prospects, Solvo Vir, Uptree

FINANCIALS: RTC Group reports rise in revenue

RTC Group has reported a rise in revenue in 2017, along with plans to hit the acquisition trail this year.

Your recruitment business 26 February 2018

Jardine Motors: tools of success

Providing the tools for new apprentices to succeed at Jardine Motors Group has paid off, according to group HR director Clare Martin.

In-house recruitment 13 February 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s launches include: APSCo, ClickMechanic, Computer Recruiter, Guidant Group, ITS, Recite Me, TFS Healthcare, Uncommon.co

Supplier, Technology 13 February 2018

Carillion collapse fallout continues

Carillion's much publicised collapse has sent shockwaves in the recruitment industry as well.
 

Your recruitment business 12 February 2018

Wilkinson steps down as CEO from Gattaca

Brian Wilkinson has resigned as CEO at technical recruiter Gattaca.

Companies 8 February 2018

FINANCIALS: TrueBlue optimistic despite drop in revenue

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen revenue fall 9% year-on-year, according to a results statement for Q4 2017.

Financials, Technology 8 February 2018

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