Transport & logistics

Unemployment remains at record levels low despite Brexit uncertainty

UK unemployment remains at record levels, according to official data released by the Office for National Statistics this morning.

Ex-smelting plant redevelopment brings 500 jobs to Northumberland

Northumberland’s job sector is to be boosted to the tune of 500 jobs.

In-house recruitment 17 October 2017

Clipper Logistics creates 350 jobs thanks to ASOS deal

Clipper Logistics is to create 350 new jobs through a new contract win with online fashion retailer ASOS.

In-house recruitment 17 October 2017

Amazon creates 1,000 jobs at new distribution centre

The North-West’s industrial sector stands to benefit from more than 1,000 new jobs in the region.

BALPA union in talks to find Monarch pilots new roles

BALPA, the British Airline Pilots’ Association union, has confirmed it is in talks with 30 different airlines to help get 400 pilots back into work following the collapse of Monarch Airlines.

In-house recruitment 10 October 2017

Wizz Air takes flight in UK in search of crew

Low-cost Hungarian airline Wizz Air is hosting two recruitment days as part of its recruitment drive for 1,300 cabin crew and pilot roles.

In-house recruitment 9 October 2017

CONTRACTS AND DEALS: 2-6 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, Advorto, Beeline, IKEA Group, Kallidus, Mullin International, Nationwide Building Society, Palletways, Surgify, TaskRabbit, Triple Seven Group, Vidu, Workday

Supplier, Temporary workforce 2 October 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET 2-6 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings includes: 24-7 Staffing, APSCo, Culture Recruitment, Entelo, ESCP Europe Business School, Eurostaff, FindMyPubJobs.com, Frost Included, FastTrack360, Human, Network Rail, Phaidon International, ProClinical, Swissstaffing

Supplier, Technology 2 October 2017

Weak pound hits labour-short sectors despite PM’s Brexit speech

A weakened pound in the wake of Brexit is causing employers in labour-short sectors to increase pay in order to secure talent, recruiters say.

TfL’s Uber decision highlights vulnerability of gig workers

Transport for London’s decision to not issue ride hailing app Uber’s private hire licence highlights the precarious nature of gig working, say lawyers.

Temporary workforce 25 September 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 SEPTEMBER 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: AasaanJobs, Adzuna, Dillistone Group, Oliver James, One Way, PASS, Scope, Virgin Media

In-house recruitment 25 September 2017

Jobs boost as China’s Ctrip opens call centre in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s commercial sector is to be boosted by the creation of 200 customer service jobs.

In-house recruitment 20 September 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 18-22 SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: A1 Recruitment Solutions, Admiral Recruitment, Bond Williams Professional Recruitment, Coffin Mew, Frontline Recruitment, JC Metalworks, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, RK Group

In-house recruitment 18 September 2017

FINANCIALS: Orion Electrotech reveals rise in NFI

Orion Electrotech has seen net fee income climb 15% year-on-year, according to results for the year to 31 March 2017.

Financials, Technology 14 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

Japanese deals in UK recruiters on the up

Japanese corporates are increasingly looking to acquire established UK recruitment businesses.

Domestic talent can’t fix low-skilled job challenge say recruiters

Recruiters warn leaked government plans about how Britain’s immigration system could work post-Brexit risk major labour shortages, with domestic talent unable to fill resulting skills gaps.

Legislation/Regulation 6 September 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 4-8 SEPTEMBER 2017

This week's contracts and deals, including: Clinical Professionals, Kelly Services, NonStop Recruitment, Pathway CTM, RGP, Sheffield Haworth, Syft, taskforce, Technicon Design, The Curve Group

Temporary workforce, Technology 4 September 2017

Best Connection Group refutes reports it appealed against underpayment obligation

The Best Connection Group has refuted reports it appealed against a fine for the underpayment of workers it supplied to sports retailer’s Sports Direct’s Shirebrook site. The company's appeal was actually against multiple penalties meted out by HM Revenue & Customs for failing to pay the national minimum wage, and not the fine itself, the company has said.

1 September 2017

Best Connection Group loses appeal against fine for underpaying workers

Best Connection Group has lost its appeal against a fine for the underpayment of workers it supplied to sports retailer’s Sports Direct’s Shirebrook site.

31 August 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 21-24 AUGUST 2017

This week’s appointments include: Autonet Insurance Services, Eames Consulting Group, International Labour Organization, Norman Broadbent, NRL, PageGroup, Publicis Media, Sellick Partnership, Thorne & Wait

21 August 2017

Amazon to create 1,000+ jobs in Bristol

Amazon is to create more than 1,000 new permanent jobs at a new fulfilment centre in Bristol in 2018.

In-house recruitment 17 August 2017

Road improvements to provide 6,000 jobs boost

Up to 6,000 jobs are to be created as a result of three road improvement schemes announced by Highways England.

New online portal puts Volvo car dealers in the recruitment driving seat

Volvo Car UK has launched a new online recruitment portal for its 119-strong dealer network.

In-house recruitment 15 August 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 14-18 AUGUST 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Bluestones Logistics, Flexology, M-Files, Opus Professional Services Group, Pure Search, Red Eagle, Spencer Ogden

Latest Jobs

Featured Recruiters

Top