The Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) is to campaign for an amendment to the Apprenticeship Levy charge on recruitment agency payrolls, having consulted its members and getting legal advice.
Following Donald Trump’s election as US president, share prices of listed staffing companies are in for a period of volatility until his plans become clearer, according to a leading economist specialising in the staffing sector.
While global recruiter PageGroup has seen year-on-year group profits rise 1.3%, with a particularly strong performance across the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region in the third quarter of the year, Q3 year-on-year profits have dipped in across its UK, Asia, North America and Brazil operations.
PageGroup has signed a pledge with mental health charities Mind and Rethink Mental Health to underline its commitment to ending the stigma and discrimination against employees with mental health problems.
Analysts and mergers & acquisitions professionals say the fall in the value of sterling against other major currencies since the UK’s vote to leave the EU has important consequences for the staffing sector.
Adecco Group UK has rejected as “incorrect” an article circulated on Twitter yesterday that claimed it had reached agreement to acquire AIM-listed recruitment and conference business RTC Group to expand its presence in managed services.
It is mission critical for the recruitment industry to work with others if it is to have its voice heard and have any influence in any Brexit deal, according to the chief executive of Randstad UK & Middle East.
Sixteen months into PageGroup’s formalisation of support for its LGBT employees, the Pride@Page network has 116 members including LGBT staff and ‘allies’, says the company’s associate director for diversity & inclusion in the UK.
Randstad’s acquisition of careers site Monster is a “logical” step for the recruitment giant as innovation in industry technology forces recruiters to reassess how they offer their services, an industry analyst has said.