Legal

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

Industry calls for clarity over EU workers’ status

While recruiters should welcome government plans to give EU workers currently in the UK settled status, questions remain over how these plans will work in practice.

Recruiters welcome softer Brexit stance in Queen’s Speech

Recruiters have welcomed an anticipated ‘softer’ stance on immigration than previously indicated from government following yesterday’s Queen’s Speech.

Legislation/Regulation 22 June 2017

Watch out for grey areas in pay, recruiters warned

Recruiters have been warned to be wary of grey areas in rules governing the payment of consultants.

Legislation/Regulation 19 June 2017

Nottingham man jailed for forced labour and human trafficking

A Nottingham landlord has been sentenced to eight years in prison after admitting human trafficking, two counts of forced labour and fraud at Nottingham Crown Court earlier this month.

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FINANCIALS: Servoca sees revenue rise thanks to social care division

Servoca has seen revenue increase 18.8% led by a strong performance of its health and social care and criminal justice division, according to results for the six months ended 31 March 2017.

Companies 12 June 2017
Legal scales

ECJ adviser’s opinion could open doors to holiday pay claims

An opinion by a key adviser to the European Court of Justice could open the door to a wave of retrospective holiday pay claims.

Temporary workforce 9 June 2017

APPOINTMENTS 5-9 JUNE 2017

This week’s appointments include: C&D Group, Fawkes & Reece, Gattaca, Harrier Human Capital, Heidrick & Struggles, The Classroom Partnership

NEW TO THE MARKET 5-9 JUNE 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Adastrum Consulting, Bullhorn, Bygott Biggs, The Classroom Partnership

Supplier, Technology 5 June 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 MAY 2017

This week’s appointments including: Aman, Argyll Scott, Eames Consulting Group, First Call Contract Services, Fox Rodney Search, Hasson Associates, Heidrick & Struggles, Kellogg's, Norman Broadbent, Phenom People, ZRG Partners

Asperger’s employment case highlights caution with multiple-choice testing

Recruiters have been warned to tread carefully if using multiple-choice testing when hiring, so as not to discriminate against candidates with autism.

Diversity/Inclusion 9 May 2017

‘Further investigations warranted’ in latest Bleasdale court issue

A new wrinkle has occurred in the ongoing legal saga of Healthcare Locums founder Kate Bleasdale.

2 May 2017

London’s courts on diverse recruitment drive for magistrates

London’s courts are reaching out to people from all ages and communities to fill 350 magistrates’ roles.

Clegg urges recruiters to be a bridge between clients and candidates from ‘lower-caste’ backgrounds

With the UK suffering from a “social caste” system, recruiters need to be the bridge between clients and candidates to boost social mobility across the UK, according to former Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg.

Conduct risk assessments for candidates or face negligence claims

Recruiters should conduct risk assessments ahead of placing candidates in exotic environments or face cases being brought for a breach of duty of care due to an increased risk of contracting malaria.

25 April 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 24-28 APRIL 2017

Latest appointments for week of 24-28 April 2017

In-house recruitment 24 April 2017
Legal scales

Ex-CTPartners consultant wins dismissal case against troubled DHR Global

A partially sighted former employee of DHR Global’s UK operation has won a case for wrongful dismissal, adding to a list of legal action by former employees against the global executive search firm.

Legislation/Regulation 18 April 2017

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