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Up to 800m jobs could be lost to automation, says McKinsey

Up to 800m workers worldwide could lose their jobs as a result of automation by 2030, according to research by consultants McKinsey.

Technology 30 November 2017

More acquisitions on the way for Jarell Group as it builds up to flotation

Jarell Group’s acquisition of specialist social care recruiter Aurora Resourcing is just the first of many more as it builds up to a flotation in 2020, the group’s commercial director has told Recruiter.

23 November 2017

FINANCIALS: Impellam expects earnings to be down

Impellam Group says it expects full-year earnings to be slightly below expectations, according to a trading update.

Financials 16 November 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).

Sturgeon launches campaign to encourage school leavers into childcare

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched a recruitment campaign aimed at encouraging school leavers into nursery and childcare careers.

In-house recruitment 24 October 2017

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

HC-One creates care sector support roles in North-East

North-East England’s social care sector is being boosted with more than 100 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 3 October 2017

JobsOutlook reveals fall in economic confidence

Confidence in the UK economy has fallen to its lowest level since June 2016, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Cordant Group refocuses business on social enterprise

Cordant Group has announced plans to become a social enterprise.

Perm placements up but candidate availability down

The number of people placed into permanent jobs continued to rise markedly in August, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation and IHS Markit.

Hales recruits 100 home care workers in Hull

Hull’s home care sector is to be boosted to the tune of 100 new jobs.

21 August 2017

Industry reaction as unemployment falls to 42-year low

Despite fears that a combination of a consumer squeeze and Brexit uncertainty is damaging the economy, the UK labour market continues to perform strongly, according to official figures released today.

Readers’ views: 14-18 August 2017

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Opinion 16 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’.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 7-11 AUGUST 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: C&M Travel Recruitment, Employment Solutions, Flat Fee Recruiter, iContract, Intouch, Lawspeed, NonStop Recruitment, PMP Recruitment, Qdos Contracting, Source, Xref

Supplier, Technology 7 August 2017

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

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.

Abbeyfield holds recruitment day for care home

Older person charity Abbeyfield is to host a recruitment day for its old people’s home in Silksworth, Sunderland.

In-house recruitment 10 July 2017

‘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

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.

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

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
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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

UK firms plan to hire more temps in next quarter

UK firms are becoming increasingly reliant on temporary workers, according to the latest data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Temporary workforce 24 May 2017

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