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Readers’ views: 14-18 August 2017

A weekly round-up of comments on recruiter.co.uk stories

Opinion 16 August 2017

Roland Sheehan: It’s time to act on the nursing crisis

I have worked in the healthcare industry as a recruiter for several years, after an earlier career when I trained as a general nurse.

Opinion 15 August 2017

Letters September 2017

Readers' responses to Recruiter articles online

15 August 2017

McGinley Group asks for patience as it bails out Primary Care People

Multi-discipline recruiter McGinley Group has acquired the trade assets of healthcare recruiter Primary Care People (PCP).

Your recruitment business 10 August 2017

Temp and perm billings on the increase, says Report on Jobs

Appointments have increased at their fastest rate for more than two and a half years, according to the latest ‘Report on Jobs’.

Readers’ Views: 31 July-4 August 2017

A weekly round-up of comments on recruiter.co.uk stories

Opinion 7 August 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 7-11 AUGUST 2017

This week’s appointments include: Athona Education, Bullhorn, Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, Opus Recruitment Solutions, Pedersen & Partners, Phenom People, Redline Group

Recruiters slam government announcement for mental health workers

Recruiters have rounded on government for not providing enough detail on plans to recruit thousands more mental health workers into the NHS.

In-house recruitment 31 July 2017

Labour accuses government of pushing through NHSP deal 'behind closed doors’

The Labour Party is calling for an inquiry into government's sale of a majority stake in NHS Professionals.

Migration system must be evidence-based, say recruitment bodies

Recruitment trade bodies have called on government to ensure the UK’s new migration system is based on evidence about the skills the country needs to thrive post-Brexit.

Staffline confirms NHS Professionals bid

Staffline’s chief executive has confirmed it has bid for a controlling stake in NHS Professionals and expects to find out this autumn if this bid has been successful.

Companies 26 July 2017
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FINANCIALS: Heidrick & Struggles sees slight rise in revenue

Global executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has seen a marginal increase in revenue for the quarter ended 30 June 2017.

Financials, Technology 25 July 2017

FINANCIALS: PageGroup profits fall in UK despite overall rise

Global recruiter PageGroup has seen UK gross profit drop 4.5% year-on-year, according to results for the second quarter of the year.

Financials 11 July 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 JULY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including: Capita, FCSA, MOVE Guides, Reed Hamilton, TheXecutives, ZRG Partners

Supplier, Technology 10 July 2017

Hornblowers wanted in Ripon for 1,000-year-old job

Applications have just closed to find someone to fill the 1,000-year role of hornblower for the Yorkshire city of Ripon (pictured).

‘Perfect storm’ for nursing talent crisis say recruiters

Recruiters are finding it harder and harder to source good quality nurses, as research show for the first time in almost a decade more nurses are leaving the profession than joining.

In-house recruitment 3 July 2017

GLAA hits back at labour exploitation with new powers

New powers given to the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) have already seen positive results following the authority’s extended remit.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 JULY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including Alder Training, Bright Network, Charlton Morris, Cross Country Healthcare, Harvey Nash, Hays, PAT Management, Peach Recruitment, Regenda, Workforce Recruitment

Supplier, Your business 3 July 2017

Capita completes sale of recruitment businesses to Endless

Capita has completed the sale of its specialist recruitment businesses within education, social, care and health personnel to Endless, a specialist turnaround investor.

FINANCIALS: Servoca sees revenue jump 19%

Specialist outsourcing and recruitment solutions provider Servoca has seen revenue jump 18.8% year-on-year, according to unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2017.

Financials 29 June 2017

Best of Both Worlds campaign to get doctors and nurses to work in Northamptonshire

Four Northamptonshire-based NHS healthcare providers and the University of Northampton have joined forces to launch a recruitment campaign.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26-30 JUNE 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including Amrop, CIPD, Driver Hire, Gravitas Recruitment Group, Hays Talent Solutions, Kubrick Group, Liquid Careers, N-Trust Care Services, Nakama, Recruitive Software, Sheffield Haworth

Supplier, Technology 26 June 2017

Recruiters urged to review safe workplace policies

Recruiters have been urged to keep policies about providing a safe place of work under review, in light of this week’s summer heatwave.

Legislation/Regulation 23 June 2017

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

Armed forces to bring in flexible working

The UK’s armed forces are to benefit from flexible working, thanks to measures announced in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech.

Legislation/Regulation 22 June 2017

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