Social care

New Hays MD to grow IT and social care

Hays' new MD for UK & Ireland spoke exclusively to Recruiter magazine's editor, DeeDee Doke.

Companies 20 July 2018

Half of employers worry whether candidate supply is sufficient

Half of UK employers harbour concerns over the sufficient availability of permanent candidates despite improved confidence in the UK economy this month.

REC 20 June 2018

JobsOutlook shows employers more confident in economy

Employer confidence in the economy has rebounded, turning positive for the first time since last summer, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

Scotland Excel is on the hunt for procurement professionals

Scotland’s Centre of Procurement Expertise for Local Government Scotland Excel is on the hunt for procurement professionals for programmes in construction and social care, and other areas of its business.

In-house recruitment 30 April 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 30 APRIL–4 MAY 2018

This week’s appointments include: AESC, ARC, Armstrong Craven, Audeliss, Berry Recruitment Group, Carestaff Solutions, Cream Soda, Heidrick & Struggles, Miramar Global, MLA, Riviera Partners, Whitehall Resources, Zachary Daniels

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).

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.

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

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

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

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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