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Legal update: GDPR news

In this article the REC considers whether recruiters can rely on consent and whether they can still use jobs boards and LinkedIn.

Take staff mental health seriously, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been warned to take consultant mental health seriously or risk being brought to tribunal.

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Legal update: It’s consultation season…

In July 2017 Matthew Taylor delivered his Review of modern working practices (MT Review).
 

GDPR won’t take size into account if new rules are broken

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) does not make allowances for the size of a recruitment business found to have fallen foul of the new rules.

Your recruitment business 26 February 2018

Review sexual harassment policies, recruiters advised

Recruiters have been urged to review policies and contractual liability clauses in light of a new government inquiry into workplace sexual harassment and non-disclosure agreements.

Government response to Taylor Review could bring more costs and red tape for recruiters

If the government acts on proposals outlined in the Taylor Review consultation, recruiters will have increased costs and more red tape.

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Brookson, Heidrick & Struggles, Jackson Hogg, Law At Work, ManpowerGroup, Pedersen & Partners, Portfolio Group, Tiger Recruitment

Supplier 12 February 2018

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters reports positive group profits

Global recruiter Robert Walters has continued to see positive growth with group gross profit up 19% year-on-year, according to a trading update for Q4 2017.

APPOINTMENTS: 8-12 JANUARY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Dawn Food Products, Heidrick & Struggles, Hydrogen Group, IIC Partners, Pearson, PGC, PK Education, Remedium Partners, Ridgeon Group, RoboRecruiter, Staffgroup, Wilton & Bain, Workforce Staffing, ZRG Partners

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

APPOINTMENTS: 21-24 AUGUST 2017

This week’s appointments include: Autonet Insurance Services, Eames Consulting Group, International Labour Organization, Norman Broadbent, NRL, PageGroup, Publicis Media, Sellick Partnership, Thorne & Wait

21 August 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 7-11 AUGUST 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: C&M Travel Recruitment, Employment Solutions, Flat Fee Recruiter, iContract, Intouch, Lawspeed, NonStop Recruitment, PMP Recruitment, Qdos Contracting, Source, Xref

Supplier, Technology 7 August 2017

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