Industrial/Manufacturing

PMP launches charity partnership to help victims of modern slavery

PMP Recruitment, part of Cordant Group, has launched a partnership with charity Unseen that will help to raise vital funds and supplies for the victims of modern slavery.

21 February 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Austin Fraser, Armstrong Craven, Global Resourcing Group, LACE Partners, Mercer, Morgan McKinley, Pedersen & Partners, Savannah Group, Search Consultancy, SkillSnap, Trust Tech

REC, Technology 19 February 2018

Appeal case vindicates worker against recruitment agency and payroll firm

A pipe fitter has won an appeal case against recruitment agency On-Site Recruitment Solutions and payroll company Heritage Solutions City after he was found to be a worker and not self-employed.

Dream job for chocoholics at Cadbury

If you can’t get enough cocoa-induced foodstuffs and would gladly rugby tackle the Easter bunny to nick his chocolaty delights, then we may have the perfect role for you.

In-house recruitment 9 February 2018
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Talent shortages lead to stronger demand for recruitment agencies says REC report

Employers are increasingly turning to recruitment agencies to fill roles as talent shortages bite, according to the latest IHS Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation report.

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

GLAA arrest gangmasters in Ely and recover enslaved workers

Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority officers have arrested a Romanian couple in Cambridgeshire on suspicion of modern slavery and gangmaster offences.

Legislation/Regulation 6 February 2018

Gtech shifts some manufacturing back to UK and creates jobs

The UK’s manufacturing sector has been boosted by the creation of 100 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 5 February 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s launches includes: Bluestones Staffing NI, Chad Harrison International, Cobalt Recruitment, cute-e, Heidrick & Struggles, Novacare, Phaidon International, SecureSearch, Textkernel

Supplier, Technology 5 February 2018

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

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