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Gig economy legislation delayed

Industry figures are calling on the government to take a broader view when it comes to reforming the gig economy days after the Conservatives announced a further delay to its legislation proposals following the Taylor report.

Recruiters advised to get indemnity against claims involving political social media posts

Recruiters have been warned to secure an indemnity from clients against claims brought by candidates who have been turned down due to political or religious social media posts.

Your recruitment business 5 December 2017

Employers could face huge bills following ECJ ruling

Employers could face huge financial liabilities following a ruling at the European Court of Justice today, which could have wider implications particularly for businesses operating in the ‘gig’ economy.

Legislation/Regulation 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

Don’t be too restrictive with your restrictive covenants, warns Lawspeed

The importance of properly drafted restrictive covenants has been highlighted in a recent decision by the Court of Appeal.

Your recruitment business 21 November 2017

House of Lords panel warns about judges’ recruitment

A panel of peers has raised “serious concerns” about the recruitment of judges.

In-house recruitment 6 November 2017

Recruiters urged to go flexible to avoid sex discrimination rules

Recruiters should consider offering a flexible working option when advertising consultant vacancies or risk falling foul of indirect sex discrimination rules.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 30 OCTOBER-3 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: Antal International, Blue Legal, Careers International, CILT, DSJ Global, Eurostaff, Finlay James, Kanso Recruitment, RACS Group

Supplier, In-house recruitment 30 October 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 23-27 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Eames Consulting Group, Magdalen Marketing Agency, Oceans Group, Realm Recruit

Your recruitment business 24 October 2017

Review intern hiring policies, lawyers warn recruitment departments

Recruitment departments should review intern hiring policies in light of renewed calls to ban unpaid internships.

Legislation/Regulation 23 October 2017

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters reveals growth in UK and worldwide

International recruiter Robert Walters has posted net fee income growth in its operations across the globe, including the UK.

Financials, Technology 10 October 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: Airswift, Credas, Group8, HRS, Livingston James Group, Wepow, Workday

Supplier, Technology 9 October 2017

Bonus pay could highlight gender gap in recruitment

Recruiters run the risk of disclosing huge gender bonus pay gaps between male and female consultants due to new rules not taking account of part-time working.

Legislation/Regulation 3 October 2017

FINANCIALS: SSQ posts positive results

Legal search and recruitment consultancy SSQ has seen revenue and gross profits rise year-on-year, according to results for the year ended 31 December 2016.

Financials 3 October 2017

Stark warning to recruiters for changes to Finances Act this weekend

Recruiters need to get to grips with new rules under the Criminal Finances Act 2017, effective from this Saturday, or run the risk of criminal convictions, unlimited fines and irreparable reputational damage.

Legislation/Regulation 26 September 2017

Preventing convictions under Criminal Finances Act

How can recruiters prevent being convicted under the Criminal Finances Act 2017?

Your recruitment business 26 September 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 25-29 SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, Cherry Professional, Coople, FCSA, Fox Rodney Search, Harvey Nash, McGregor Boyall, Pedersen & Partners, The Barton Partnership

Temporary workforce 25 September 2017

Start-up of the Month: Daniel Lewis Law

The eponymous ex-director of Longbridge Law on his new venture, Daniel LewIs Law.

Your business 19 September 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 18-22 SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: A1 Recruitment Solutions, Admiral Recruitment, Bond Williams Professional Recruitment, Coffin Mew, Frontline Recruitment, JC Metalworks, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, RK Group

In-house recruitment 18 September 2017

Staff and scandal – advice for companies

Media coverage of Wayne Rooney’s drink driving arrest and subsequent marital problems has been intense, with many papers focusing on Laura Simpson – the woman at the centre of it.

Advice 14 September 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Capita, Cooper Lomaz, Empresaria, Gilson Gray, Human One, Kingsbridge Group, Recruitment Solutions (NW), RedLaw, Savannah Group, SThree, TEAM

Technology 11 September 2017

Non-disclosure for past offences in BAME justice review

Ensuring reformed ex-offenders need not disclose offences to prospective employers is one of the stand-out recommendations to government in a review led by Labour MP David Lammy.

Diversity/Inclusion 8 September 2017

Newcastle law firm looks to add 100 new jobs

Newcastle’s legal sector is to benefit to the tune of 100 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 7 September 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-9 SEPTEMBER 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Berry Recruitment, CV-Library, Hanning Recruitment, Microdec Profile, SLT Education, Smile Education, University of Manchester

Supplier, Technology 4 September 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 21-24 AUGUST 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Antal International, Exello Law, IDEX Consulting, The Supply Register

21 August 2017

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