Public sector

Irish minister opens ttm Healthcare’s new Manchester office

Healthcare recruiter ttm Healthcare’s new Manchester office has been opened by Irish minister for business, enterprise and innovation, Heather Humphreys TD (member of the lower house of the Irish parliament).

Question marks hang over IR35 and employment status

The impact of the IR35 rules on the public sector has been “very negative”, according to a survey of public and private sector professionals carried out by professional recruitment company Harvey Nash.

Demand for local Saudi talent on the increase, says Hays

Hays is reporting increased demand for its services to source local talent in Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom makes progress with its Saudi Vision 2030 programme.

Industry gives cautious reaction to unemployment fall

Unemployment has fallen to levels not seen since the year Stevie Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac, Microsoft was founded and Monty Python and the Holy Grail hit cinemas.

More robust NHS workforce planning needed, finds Healthier Recruitment research

The NHS needs better workforce planning to move away from relying on a short-term approach to recruiting staff.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 APRIL 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, APSCo, Careix, DWP, Edward Reed Recruitment, PIXID, REC, Sky Recruitment Specialists

Companies, Supplier 16 April 2018

Additional test dates for overseas doctors welcomed but more needs to be done

While recruiters welcome the General Medical Council’s move to add additional linguistic test dates, more needs to be done to boost overseas doctor numbers to the UK.

In-house recruitment 12 April 2018

Parliament opens its doors for recruitment fair

Fancy working for a 1,000-year-old institution as an HR business partner, clerk or barista?

In-house recruitment 12 April 2018

Industry outraged over HMRC’s CEST shortcomings

Concerns have been raised over the accuracy of HM Revenue & Customs’ Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool.

Recruiter Awards shortlisted new agencies share their secrets

In the week the shortlist for the Recruiter Awards 2018 in association with flexr was released, Recruiter spoke to the agencies that made the cut in the Best New Agency category.

Technology, Recruiter Awards 23 March 2018

NHS pay increase good but doesn’t go far enough, say recruiters

While a pay increase for NHS staff is a “step in the right direction”, recruiters have raised concerns whether government’s move goes far enough to sufficiently tackle the service’s staffing crisis.

In-house recruitment 22 March 2018

BBC comes under fire from presenters and industry for poor IR35 advice

The BBC has been accused of being “cack handed” in the way it allegdedly encouraged presenters to work through personal service companies (PSCs).

Legislation/Regulation 21 March 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 MARCH 2018

This week’s contracts & deals include: AESC, Brightwork, Hudson, Nakama Group, Northants GP, Parity, Sheffield Haworth, totaljobs, Workday

Supplier, Technology 19 March 2018

Royal Navy admits problems with Capita’s recruiting system

The Royal Navy has admitted to problems with its new Defence Recruiting System (DRS), the online recruitment system provided by outsourcing firm Capita.

Technology 15 March 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 MARCH 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, Adzuna, ClickIQ, CV-Library, de Poel health + care, Education-Jobs.co.uk, NPAworldwide, Templine, Universal Jobmatch

Supplier, Technology 13 March 2018

Castlerock Recruitment acquires Healthcare Locums

Healthcare and medical recruiter Castlerock Recruitment Group (CRG) has acquired rival Healthcare Locums (HCL), Recruiter can exclusively reveal.

Recruiters call for collaboration to boost NHS staff morale

Recruiters have called for greater collaboration between the NHS, the staffing sector, patient group representatives and government, as well as better workforce planning, to halt plummeting worker morale in the health service.

FINANCIALS: Adecco see rise in revenues boosted by Western Europe growth

Recruitment giant Adecco has seen revenues increase 6% year-on-year boosted by “strong” growth in Western Europe.

FINANCIALS: US Cross Country Healthcare posts revenue increase

US healthcare recruiter Cross Country Healthcare has seen revenue increase 4% year-on-year, according to results released late yesterday.

1 March 2018

Defence secretary promises to cut Army recruitment time

The defence secretary has pledged to reduce the time taken between someone taking an interest in joining the British Army and a decision on their application.

Recruiters call for improvement in Army recruitment

The admission by defence secretary Gavin Williamson that the state of British Army recruitment was “unacceptable” has prompted recruiters to call for change. Williamson’s remark, made in a speech last week, came after it was revealed that it takes an average of 300 days for an application to join the Army to be completed.

Diversity/Inclusion 21 February 2018

Letters: Government must improve working standards to retain nurses

In light of the recent news that 33,000 nurses are leaving the NHS each year, working standards need to be improved to retain staff.

14 February 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s launches include: APSCo, ClickMechanic, Computer Recruiter, Guidant Group, ITS, Recite Me, TFS Healthcare, Uncommon.co

Supplier, Technology 13 February 2018

Carillion collapse fallout continues

Carillion's much publicised collapse has sent shockwaves in the recruitment industry as well.
 

Your recruitment business 12 February 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s contracts & deals: Berry Recruitment, Bullhorn, Crown World Mobility, Educate Resourcing, Jobshop UK, PageGroup, Spider, Templine Employment Agency, The Curve Group, The Daisy Chain, Thunderhead, TXM Recruit, Uniting Ambition, Viventis Search Asia

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