Public sector

Financials: Servoca attributes solid performance to diversification

A diversified business model has paid off for Servoca this year, and the specialist recruitment solutions and outsourcing provider is eyeing acquisitions in the education sector for 2018.

12 December 2017

NHSI probes role of umbrella companies in health service

The NHS’s relationship with umbrella companies is under discussion as the health service seeks to further cut back its agency expenditure, improve transparency on agency worker pay, and move toward a greater use of internal staffing banks, a senior NHS Improvement (NHSI) official has told Recruiter

12 December 2017

X Factor winners Rak-Su boasts a recruiter in the line-up

After years of trying, the recruitment sector finally has an X Factor winner.

4 December 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 4-8 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: de Poel, Fusion Lifestyle, Head Medical, Hesketh James, ICON Training

4 December 2017

New Zealand cops prove they’re hard to beat

New Zealand Police’s viral recruitment video is gathering global momentum and appears to be justifying its claim to be the “world’s most entertaining recruitment video”.

In-house recruitment 1 December 2017

Child Soldiers International slams army recruitment tactics

Charity Child Soldiers International has criticised the British Army for its latest recruitment campaign, which it says is appealing to an alarming number of vulnerable under 18-year-olds.

Emerging talent 1 December 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 Zealand Police recruitment video goes viral

When it comes to recruitment it seems the New Zealand Police can teach many companies a thing or two about appealing to a wide talent base.

In-house recruitment 28 November 2017

ASA rules Developing Your Potential Recruitment posted ‘misleading’ job ads

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has upheld a complaint that a Leicester employment agency posted misleading job adverts.

Your recruitment business 22 November 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 20-24 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: ClearStar, Gattaca, The Adecco Group

Supplier, Technology 21 November 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 13-17 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: ASC Connections, Bullhorn, FCSA, First Call Contract Services, Heart 2 HeartStaff Solutions, Hiring Hub, Larsen Howie, NPAworldwide, NRG, Randstad Germany, Workday

Supplier, Technology 13 November 2017
Kate Bleasdale, the founder of healthcare recruiter Healthcare Locums, has passed away.

HCL founder Kate Bleasdale dies

Kate Bleasdale, the founder of healthcare recruiter Healthcare Locums, has died.

13 November 2017

HCL founder Bleasdale dies

Kate Bleasdale, the founder of healthcare recruiter Healthcare Locums (HCL), has died.

9 November 2017

FINANCIALS: Kelly Services sees rise in revenue

Recruitment giant Kelly Services has seen revenue rise 6.5% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017.

Technology 9 November 2017

Non-solicit clause would stop agencies soliciting teaching staff

The use of non-solicitation clauses could protect schools against recruiters cold calling teachers they have placed by enabling them to sue these agencies for breach of contract.

Your recruitment business 7 November 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Armstrong Craven, Arrows Group, Class People, Core-Asset Verify, Eames Consulting Group, Entelo, Head Medical, INEOS Automotive, MOVE Guides, Pedersen & Partners, Randstad, Salt, Servoca, Zachary Daniels

Supplier, Technology 6 November 2017

Brexit and stringent language tests blamed for sharp drop in EU nurse recruits

Recruiters have warned of a forthcoming “crisis” as figures showed a sharp drop off in the numbers of nurses and midwives entering the UK from other European countries.

In-house recruitment 3 November 2017

PM moves ex-recruiter Smith to chief whip

Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a former recruitment consultant as her new chief whip.

In-house recruitment 2 November 2017

FINANCIALS: Cross Country Healthcare revenue climbs

US healthcare recruiter Cross Country Healthcare has seen revenue climb 6% year-on-year, according to results for the quarter ended 30 September 2017.

Financials 2 November 2017

Recruiters claim IR35 rule change in the private sector would be a ‘logistical nightmare’

Recruiters have rounded on a suggestion that controversial ‘off payroll’ legislation could be extended from the public sector into the private sector as an attack on flexible working and a “logistical nightmare”.

Temporary workforce 31 October 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30-OCTOBER – 3 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Class People, Encore Personnel, Frontline Recruitment, Morson Group, ResourceBank

In-house recruitment 31 October 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 30 OCTOBER-3 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Bullhorn, Core-Asset Consulting, Franklin Fitch, FPS, Hamlyn Williams, ManpowerGroup, McGregor Boyall, Nakama Group, NHS Improvement, Oyster Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Pure Search, Rutherford Cross, Talentmark, Team Support, Woodrow Mercer Finance

Supplier, Temporary workforce 30 October 2017

Northern Ireland police service looks to recruit from LGBT community

Northern Ireland’s police service is to hold its first recruitment events for members of the LGBT community.

Diversity/Inclusion 26 October 2017

Confidence falls for third month in a row says JobsOutlook survey

Confidence in the UK economy has fallen for the third consecutive month, according to the latest ‘JobsOutlook’ survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

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