Transport & logistics

Amazon to recruit for 1,200 jobs in Warrington

Amazon is to create 1,200 new permanent jobs through the opening of a new fulfilment centre in Warrington.

In-house recruitment 28 April 2017

Sports Direct staffing supplier Transline faces administration

Labour procurer Transline has filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators.

Temporary workforce 27 April 2017

Morson Group sponsors big hitter at this weekend’s boxing bout

A boxer sponsored by technical, rail and engineering recruiter Morson Group is to fight on the undercard of this Saturday’s world heavyweight title bout between IBF champion Anthony Joshua and former champ Wladimir Klitschko.

27 April 2017

FINANCIALS: Gattaca posts small increase in revenue but NFI decline

Specialist recruitment group Gattaca has seen a 1% increase in year-on-year revenue but a 4% decline in net fee income (NFI), according to interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2017.

Financials 20 April 2017

Ryding high on Orange Spirit

Budget airline easyJet’s head of talent acquisition James Ryding spoke to Recruiter’s Colin Cottell

In-house recruitment 19 April 2017

Union backs Amazon gig drivers at UK Express

The employment rights of gig economy workers have been thrust back into the spotlight following the GMB union's filing of a legal claim against a logistics company used by online retail giant Amazon.

Readers’ views: 27-31 March 2017

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

Staffing fears for certain sectors as Brexit edges closer

The UK’s hospitality, manufacturing and transport sectors will be hardest hit, should limits on the movement of European Union and non-EU workers be imposed in the wake of the UK leaving the EU.

EasyJet

Come fly back to work with us, says easyJet

Budget airline easyJet is targeting “people who want to get back to their families” to recruit for cabin crew roles on short-haul flights as part of a wider talent acquisition strategy to combine its consumer and employer brands.

In-house recruitment 16 March 2017

Fly me to the Moon – with Roscosmos

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos has launched a recruitment drive for cosmonauts for the country’s first flight to the Moon.

In-house recruitment 15 March 2017

Amazon ends one of Transline’s contracts

Online retail giant Amazon has ended one of its contracts with labour procurer Transline.

Network Rail and Santander among big firms to take on apprentices

As National Apprenticeship Week comes to an end, KFC, Mitchells & Butlers, Network Rail, Redrow and Santander have been among the big companies making apprenticeship commitments.

Emerging talent 10 March 2017

FINANCIALS: Impellam Group sees revenue rise

International specialist staffing business Impellam Group has seen group revenue climb 20.4% year-on-year, according to unaudited final results for the year ended 31 December 2016.

9 March 2017

Staffline buys Oak Recruitment in Ireland

Staffing and employability organisation Staffline has turned to Ireland for its next acquisition.

7 March 2017

Contracts/Deals: Companies including Cathcart, ManpowerGroup, Swanstaff

A round-up of the latest contracts in the past week up to 1 March 2017.

28 February 2017

Modernisation and the gig economy: Lessons from Uber

Lessons can be learned from the Uber taxi case, in which the Employment Tribunal decided that drivers have worker rights, despite Uber’s best efforts to maintain that they were self-employed.

1 January 2017

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