Public sector

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


This week’s contracts and deals including: Brightwork, Entelo, Opus Professional Services Group, Sage, Talent Collective

Supplier, Technology 19 June 2017
Kesh Ladwa

Recruiting beyond the thin blue line

Winners of two of the 2017 Recruiter Awards demonstrate that recruitment is pushing the boundaries among Britain’s police forces.

In-house recruitment 16 June 2017

Cook's year of Brexit challenges

The UK vote to leave the EU has created a year of challenge for Tim Cook, group CEO of nGAGE
Specialist Recruitment.

Companies 16 June 2017

Recruiters report no slowdown in overseas staff for NHS

As the NHS prepares to meet the resourcing challenges of a post-Brexit world, recruiters report no signs of any slowdown in overseas nurses wishing to relocate to the UK.

In-house recruitment 16 June 2017

Leading recruiter concerned with losing low-skilled EU workers

The group CEO of nGAGE Specialist Recruitment says he is more worried about the potential drain of EU immigrant workers in caring, catering and cleaning jobs than the loss of professionally skilled workers.

Legislation/Regulation 14 June 2017

ManpowerGroup partners with Rockwell Automation to upskill US military veterans

Recruitment giant ManpowerGroup has joined forces with Rockwell Automation to upskill 1,000 military veterans a year for advanced manufacturing roles across the US.

Language tests hit EU nursing recruitment crisis harder than Brexit

Stringent language requirements for non-UK EU nurses are making Britain’s current shortage of nurses a whole lot worse, recruiters have claimed.

13 June 2017
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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

TFS Healthcare hosts fellow recruiter following terror attack

IT recruitment specialist NEXERE has temporarily moved into the offices of a neighbouring recruiter today, with its own base still behind a police cordon following Saturday night’s terror attack.

Cpl Resources buys RIG Healthcare Group for £8.1m

Dublin-headquartered recruiter Cpl Resources has agreed a deal to buy 91% of staffing specialist RIG Healthcare Group for £8.1m.

Candidate availability for permanent roles plummets finds Report on Jobs

Availability of candidates for permanent roles has plummeted at its quickest rate for almost two years, research has revealed.


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


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

Supplier, Technology 5 June 2017

FINANCIALS: Parity Group makes ‘satisfactory’ start to the year

Parity Group has made a “satisfactory” start to the year’s trading, according to the talent management business’s non-executive chairman John Conoley.

Staffline remains tight-lipped over reported bid for NHS Professionals

Staffline Group says it is unable to comment over reports linking the staffing and employability firm with a bid to take a controlling stake in NHS Professionals.

Financials, Workplace 22 May 2017


This week’s contracts and deals including: Academic Appointments, IPSE, Norman Broadbent, PayStream, Recruitive, WCN, Workday

Supplier, Technology 22 May 2017

Labour’s pledges for recruiters and recruitment

The Labour Party has confirmed plans to ban umbrella companies in its election manifesto and ensure all workers are given equal employment rights, as well as offering hope to recruiters chasing late payment.

Temporary workforce 17 May 2017

‘Great lifestyle’ campaign launched to attract nurses to Wales

A recruitment campaign promoting Wales for its ‘great lifestyle’ has launched as the country looks to recruit more nurses.

In-house recruitment 11 May 2017

‘Arresting’ Line of Duty TV series used to attract police recruits

A police force is using the critically-acclaimed TV programme Line of Duty to attract candidates to work in its anti-corruption unit.

In-house recruitment 11 May 2017

Carpeo to create 300 contact centre jobs in South Wales

Customer services firm Carpeo Business Process Outsourcing is to create 300 jobs at a new contact centre in Newport, South Wales.

In-house recruitment 10 May 2017
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New Care creates 80 jobs in Greater Manchester

Care operator New Care is to create 80 jobs through the opening of a new care home in Sale, Greater Manchester.

In-house recruitment 10 May 2017

Temp billings rise at fastest rate of the year, says Report on Jobs

Temporary billings have risen at their sharpest pace in four months, according to the latest Markit/REC Report on Jobs.

REC, Temporary workforce 9 May 2017

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