Public sector

Is Brexit’s breeze turning into an icy chill for recruiters?

While recruiters are certainly feeling the ill effects of Brexit through hiring uncertainty among clients, they’re divided over whether reversing Brexit would be a good idea.

Legislation/Regulation 18 October 2017

Social enterprise move finds favour with clients

Cordant Group’s decision to become a social enterprise is already finding favour among its clients.

Government aims to become top D&I employer by 2020

The government has set out a new diversity & inclusion strategy with the aim of becoming the UK’s most inclusive employer by the year 2020.

Medical services firm PSS creates 100 new roles

A Yorkshire medical services firm, which supplies GP practices with pharmacists, is creating 100 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 16 October 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: CandiRight, iwant2bea, MSS People, NHS Northamptonshire

Supplier, Emerging talent 16 October 2017

‘Golden hellos’ positive but won’t solve GP crisis say recruiters

Recruiters have urged the government to come up with a more “robust” approach to tackle the UK’s chronic shortage of general practitioners.

13 October 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 9-13 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Altus Partners, Corecom Consulting, DNA Recruit, Equal Approach, Execucare, Ezek, Holmes Noble, JXT, Pedersen & Partners, Pure Search, Three R’s Teacher Recruitment, ZRG Partners

Blog: REC reports from Conservative Party Conference

Continuing the series of Recruitment & Employment Confederation blogs from this year’s major political party conferences, REC policy team leader Philip Campbell reports from the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

Do more to tackle nursing shortages recruiters tell Hunt

Recruiters have called on health secretary Jeremy Hunt to do more to tackle the UK shortage of entry-level nurses.

In-house recruitment 4 October 2017

HMRC refutes findings from ContractorCalculator survey

HM Revenue & Customs has slammed claims thousands of contractors are not using its IR35 status tool.

Temporary workforce 28 September 2017

FINANCIALS: Capita sees fall in revenues

Business outsourcing provider Capita has seen revenues drop 3% year-on-year, according to results for the half-year to 30 June 2017.

Financials 21 September 2017

Letters October 2017

Readers' responses to Recruiter articles online.

Legislation/Regulation 19 September 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 18-22 SEPTEMBER 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Butler Rose, Coursera, cut-e, EasyRecruit, greenbean by NRG, HMRC, ISE, Saberr, Search Global, SomeoneWho

Technology 18 September 2017

FINANCIALS: Parity posts marginal revenue drop

Parity Group has posted a marginal decline of group year-on-year revenues, according to interim results for the six months to 30 June 2017.

Technology 14 September 2017

Recruiters call for end to pay freeze for nurses and teachers

Recruiters have called on government to introduce a pay rise for nurses and teachers of above 2.9% to stave off an ongoing exodus of talent.

In-house recruitment 13 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

Government drops part-privatisation plans for NHS Professionals

The UK government has abandoned plans for the part privatisation of NHS Professionals.

7 September 2017

READERS’ VIEWS: 4-8 September 2017

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

Opinion 6 September 2017

GLAA investigates labour abuses in Blackpool

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority has revealed its officers have interviewed a number of employees yesterday as part of an investigation into alleged worker exploitation at hotels in Blackpool.

IR35 tax reform causes mass exodus of public sector contractors

April’s IR35 tax reform is causing a mass exodus of public sector contractor talent and delays to projects agencies are recruiting for, according to research from contracting site ContractorCalculator.

Temporary workforce, Technology 4 September 2017

Palmerston is the cat’s whiskers at his mice new job

One of the Foreign Office’s 2016 recruits is putting in an almost purrfect performance.

4 September 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Ascendant, Athona, Driver Hire,  Eames Partnership, Etonwood, Franklin Fitch, Green Park, Meridian Business Support, NRG, Pedersen & Partners, SRi, Volcanic

Technology 4 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

Unite urges NHS to ban umbrella companies

Trade union Unite has called on the NHS to outlaw umbrella companies operating throughout the service, labelling these organisations “parasites feasting off workers’ wages”.

30 August 2017

Home Office ad complaint not upheld by ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority has not upheld a complaint made against a job ad placed by the Home Office for a criminal investigator immigration officer.

30 August 2017

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