Healthcare/Medical

UK firms plan to hire more temps in next quarter

UK firms are becoming increasingly reliant on temporary workers, according to the latest data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Temporary workforce 24 May 2017

Staffline remains tight-lipped over reported bid for NHS Professionals

Staffline Group says it is unable to comment over reports linking the staffing and employability firm with a bid to take a controlling stake in NHS Professionals.

Financials, Workplace 22 May 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 22-26 MAY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals including: Academic Appointments, IPSE, Norman Broadbent, PayStream, Recruitive, WCN, Workday

Supplier, Technology 22 May 2017

Atkinson’s The Head Group buys Change Recruitment

Recruitment business The Head Group, owned by venture capitalist and investor Paul Atkinson (below), has acquired specialist international recruiter Change Recruitment for an undisclosed sum.

Life sciences firm creates 30 jobs in the Highlands

Scotland’s life sciences job sector is to be boosted to the tune of 30 new jobs in the Highlands.

In-house recruitment 16 May 2017

Pharma group Mallinckrodt creates jobs at new Dublin centre

US pharma group Mallinckrodt is to create up to 45 jobs at a new Dublin-based global medical device engineering centre.

‘Great lifestyle’ campaign launched to attract nurses to Wales

A recruitment campaign promoting Wales for its ‘great lifestyle’ has launched as the country looks to recruit more nurses.

In-house recruitment 11 May 2017
Care Worker

New Care creates 80 jobs in Greater Manchester

Care operator New Care is to create 80 jobs through the opening of a new care home in Sale, Greater Manchester.

In-house recruitment 10 May 2017

Temp billings rise at fastest rate of the year, says Report on Jobs

Temporary billings have risen at their sharpest pace in four months, according to the latest Markit/REC Report on Jobs.

REC, Temporary workforce 9 May 2017

Infosys to recruit 10,000 in US

Infosys has announced plans to recruit 10,000 US workers over the next two years.

Technology 3 May 2017

Health and care recruiters endorse recommendations on recruiting post-Brexit

The UK’s next government needs to ensure health and social care providers can recruit and retain top talent from across the global post-Brexit, Parliament’s Health Committee has recommended.

Talent management 28 April 2017

Recruiters give muted response to Labour’s plans for the NHS

Recruiters have given a muted welcome to Labour’s plans for a pay rise for NHS workers and to require trusts to legislate to ensure safe staffing levels.

Unosquare creates 100 jobs in Belfast by 2019

Oregon-based software development company Unosquare is to create 100 new jobs by the end of 2019 through a new Belfast-based engineering centre.

Care Worker

Forest Healthcare to pay above NLW to recruit and retain top talent

A care home group in the South-East of England has committed to paying above the living wage in order to recruit and retain top talent, and reduce reliance on agency staff.

In-house recruitment 24 April 2017

Jobs survey shows skills shortage still a major issue

More than four in 10 employers have increased salaries in an effort to attract candidates, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

19 April 2017
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Aristos pays English test for Philippines nurses

Putting social responsibility at the heart of business has proved a winning formula for internati

Talent management 18 April 2017

Search is on… for a nurse to work on one of Scotland’s remotest islands

Healthcare recruiters may be of use in finding a new nurse for a remote island near Shetland.

11 April 2017

Contracts and deals: 10-14 April 2017

Contracts and deals for 10-14 April 2017

Technology 11 April 2017

Government announces Universal Jobmatch changes

Government is making changes to its Universal Jobmatch service to stop commercial job boards uploading vacancies in bulk.

Technology 10 April 2017

Recruiters ask PM to extend free movement to five years

Recruiters have called on Prime Minister Theresa May to extend free movement of people from the EU to the UK for up to a period of five years following Brexit.

Legislation/Regulation 5 April 2017

Sharp Clinical Services creates jobs in Wales

Biotech firm Sharp Clinical Services is creating 73 jobs due to its move to new European headquarters in Rhymney, South-East Wales.

In-house recruitment 5 April 2017

Recruiters reported to be among bidders for NHS Professionals

Reports suggest two recruitment agencies are among the bidders to take a controlling stake in NHS in-house recruitment agency NHS Professionals.

Healthcare staffing in crisis from ‘perfect storm’

Recruiters have backed calls by MPs to ensure the NHS can continue to recruit from the EU post-Brexit.

In-house recruitment 3 April 2017
Care Worker

New report finds crisis in social care staffing

Almost half (49%) of the UK’s home care workers are on zero-hour contracts, compared with 2.9% of the workforce nationally, a government committee has found.

Relief as NHS agency staffing ban put on hold

NHS Improvement has paused until further notice its plans to ban NHS Trusts from using agency workers who also hold substantive roles in the health service.

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