Industrial/Manufacturing

Vital Recruitment plans Christmas treat for one lucky worker

Working at Christmas can be miserable but one Peterborough-based recruiter is planning to make it a memorable occasion for one lucky worker this year.

Your recruitment business 7 December 2017

Britons will ‘starve’ after Brexit

England’s biggest winemaker, and supplier to 10 Downing Street, has warned that Britons will “starve” if foreign fruit pickers are not allowed into the country after Brexit.

Temporary workforce 6 December 2017

Trust Tech takes majority stake in gap personnel

Japan-based staffing business Trust Tech has paid £20.1m for 75% of shares in UK recruitment agency gap personnel.

Your recruitment business 4 December 2017

Up to 800m jobs could be lost to automation, says McKinsey

Up to 800m workers worldwide could lose their jobs as a result of automation by 2030, according to research by consultants McKinsey.

Technology 30 November 2017

GLAA on recruitment drive to tackle labour market abuse

The Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) aims to have 125 staff by the end of the financial year as it gears up to tackle labour market abuse and modern slavery.

Supplier 29 November 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 27 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Berry Recruitment, Bullhorn, Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance, Peoplenet, Rullion

Supplier 29 November 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 27 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: Denholm Associates, Interoute, Invenias, Monroe Staffing Solutions, Sphere Solutions, Staffing 360 Solutions

Supplier, Technology 28 November 2017

New jobs for Northern Ireland manufacturing and technology sectors

Manufacturing and technology businesses in Derry, Fermanagh and Omagh will be creating new jobs in Northern Ireland, thanks to support from Invest NI.

Technology, In-house recruitment 24 November 2017

Budget ‘a win’ for the UK engineering and technical job market, says Fircroft COO

The Budget is good news for the UK’s engineering and technical market, according to a sector specialist.

Wigan footballer scores twice before rushing to meet his recruitment baby

For McCarthy Recruitment sales support administrator Steph Corbett, giving birth to her second child was always going to a momentous occasion...

22 November 2017

New development creates over 100 jobs in the Potteries

One of the six towns that make up the city of Stoke-on-Trent is to get a jobs boost, thanks to the next development of a former factory site.

Manchester United on the lookout for new handyman

Is it your dream job to be involved with a top class football team – for instance, helping a certain José Mourinho in ways that even his players couldn’t do?

In-house recruitment 17 November 2017

Ever tried to recruit a chocolate-ologist or an ice assistant?

What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever recruited for? Can it beat chocolate-ologist, ice assistant or blood labeller?

NEW TO THE MARKET: 13-17 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: CHOOZ, Geektastic, Gumtree, PMP Recruitment, RealRec, Thomas International

Supplier, Technology 14 November 2017

Bad sales processes to blame for dip in recruitment M&A

The downturn in mergers & acquisition activity involving UK recruitment businesses this year isn’t down to reduced appetite among would-be acquirers but poorly thought through sales processes.

Your recruitment business 13 November 2017

Liverpool flu firm creates 100 hi-tech jobs

Liverpool is to benefit to the tune of 100 new high-tech jobs and it’s all connected to combatting flu.

In-house recruitment 10 November 2017

Dream job for snackers at Walkers

In recent months we’ve covered dream jobs for beer tasters and pizza tasters. Today we have one for all you crisps and snacks aficionados.

In-house recruitment 10 November 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn Group, Astute Payroll, Bullhorn, MOVE Guides, Rare, Tribe Recruitment, Vacancy Filler

Supplier, Technology 7 November 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Armstrong Craven, Arrows Group, Class People, Core-Asset Verify, Eames Consulting Group, Entelo, Head Medical, INEOS Automotive, MOVE Guides, Pedersen & Partners, Randstad, Salt, Servoca, Zachary Daniels

Supplier, Technology 6 November 2017

Three arrested in Kent in modern slavery operation

Two men and one woman were arrested in Kent today in connection with a Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority investigation into modern slavery in the poultry industry.

Legislation/Regulation 2 November 2017

Dundee manufacturer brings 140 new jobs to the city

Dundee’s manufacturing sector is to be boosted by more than 100 new jobs in the city, according to Dundee’s Evening Telegraph.

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue reports slight drop in revenue

TrueBlue has reported a marginal decrease in year-on-year revenue for the third quarter of 2017.

31 October 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30-OCTOBER – 3 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Class People, Encore Personnel, Frontline Recruitment, Morson Group, ResourceBank

In-house recruitment 31 October 2017

Northern Ireland’s Abbey Upholsterers to recruit 15

Northern Ireland’s manufacturing sector is to be boosted by 15 new jobs, thanks to expansion by a specialist upholsterer.

In-house recruitment 30 October 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 30 OCTOBER-3 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Bullhorn, Core-Asset Consulting, Franklin Fitch, FPS, Hamlyn Williams, ManpowerGroup, McGregor Boyall, Nakama Group, NHS Improvement, Oyster Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Pure Search, Rutherford Cross, Talentmark, Team Support, Woodrow Mercer Finance

Supplier, Temporary workforce 30 October 2017

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