Healthcare/Medical

Recruiters warned against ‘unscrupulous’ tax avoidance scheme

Recruiters have been warned to give a scheme claiming to avoid tax using job boards and loyalty points paid by a third party a wide berth or risk facing big penalties.

Agencies fear overtime ban will hit NHS staffing

More than three quarters of recruiters expect the NHS’s current staffing crisis to intensify due to new measures restricting trusts from recruiting agency nurses and locum doctors also employed as substantive staff in the health service.

Readers’ views: 20-24 March 2017

A weekly round-up of comments on recruiter.co.uk stories

Recruitment process must be watertight in NHS whistleblowing cases

Recruiters have been warned to ensure they record clear reasons for turning down a candidate for NHS roles that are not linked to actual or perceived whistleblowing, or risk facing discrimination claims at employment tribunal.

21 March 2017

Contracts & Deals: 20-24 March 2017

Contracts & Deals for the week 20-24 March 2017

20 March 2017

Labs ensure interviewers aren’t barking up the wrong tree

Prospective vet student applicants to Edinburgh Napier University are facing a rather unusual interview panel.

14 March 2017

Contracts & Deals: 13-17 March 2017

Contracts & Deals for the week 13-17 March 2017

13 March 2017

Private equity deals in staffing firms on the up and up

Private equity (PE) will continue to increase its share of M&A transactions at the expense of trade transactions between staffing companies.

Financials, Technology 10 March 2017

FINANCIALS: Impellam Group sees revenue rise

International specialist staffing business Impellam Group has seen group revenue climb 20.4% year-on-year, according to unaudited final results for the year ended 31 December 2016.

9 March 2017

Hammond hits the self-employed but champions tech skills

Building STEM skills, helping combat business rate increases and raising NI for the self-employed were among the highlights in this afternoon’s Spring Budget statement.

Recruiters eyeing budget boost

Recruiters have given a cautious welcome to anticipated announcements affecting social care, business rates and STEM skills, ahead of today’s Spring Statement.

8 March 2017

Perm placements peak while temp billings slow

Recruiters have seen a pick up in growth of permanent placements to reach a one-year peak, but temp billings have risen at their slowest pace for four months.

Temporary workforce 8 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

Contracts/Deals: Companies including Cathcart, ManpowerGroup, Swanstaff

A round-up of the latest contracts in the past week up to 1 March 2017.

28 February 2017
Niall Dickson

Less reliance on agency staff

The newly appointed CEO of the NHS Confederation said he favours the NHS recruiting more permanent staff and relying less on temporary agency staff.

1 February 2017

Investing in early pharma talent

A training academy run by pharmaceutical research & development staffing company Clinical Professionals is proof that efforts to help jobseekers into entry-level employment are not confined to those at the lower ends of the labour market.

Emerging talent 1 February 2017

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