ARC campaigns for Apprenticeship Levy amendment

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.

2 December 2016

Recruiters offered steps to take in the event of being hacked

Recruiters should inform regulators as soon as possible and check their insurance policies thoroughly should they fall victim to hackers, according to digital law specialists.

Recruiters urged to keep data secure following Page Group breach

Recruiters have been urged to get to grips with new data protection rules being introduced in 2018 or face fines running into hundreds of thousands of pounds.

IT/Telecoms 14 November 2016

Shares prices in for period of volatility, following Trump victory, says Dodd

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.

10 November 2016

FINANCIALS: Adecco sees 4% revenue increase

Recruitment giant Adecco has seen year-on-year revenue increase 4% in the UK & Ireland, buoyed by growth in its professional staffing business, according to results for Q3 2016.

IT/Telecoms, Legal 8 November 2016

Randstad sets F1 Engineering Challenge

Recruitment giant Randstad has launched The Engineering Challenge in co-operation with engineers of the Formula 1 Williams Racing team.

Engineering 7 November 2016

Randstad finalises Monster buy

Recruitment giant Randstad has finalised its acquisition of job board Monster Worldwide.

IT/Telecoms 31 October 2016

Star Recruit: Mel & Sue

Hakan Enver, operations director, Morgan McKinley Financial Services, offers insight into a potential role for Noel Edmonds as Deal or No Deal comes to an end after more than a decade on UK screens.

IT/Telecoms 24 October 2016

Take your company culture to the skies

Don’t get wedded to your own brilliance if you want to create an innovative high performance culture in your company.

IT/Telecoms 24 October 2016

FINANCIALS: Hays reveals UK NFI decline but overall growth

Recruitment giant Hays has seen a 10% year-on-year decline in UK net fee income, according to an update for the quarter ended 30 September 2016.

18 October 2016

FINANCIALS: PageGroup posts profits but UK GP falls

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.

IT/Telecoms, Executive search 11 October 2016

PageGroup partners mental health charities to inspire change

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.

Executive search, HR 10 October 2016

Adecco buys US eDiscovery provider D4

Recruitment giant Adecco has acquired eDiscovery solutions provider D4.

IT/Telecoms, HR 4 October 2016

Star Recruit: Noel Edmonds

Hakan Enver, operations director, Morgan McKinley Financial Services, offers insight into a potential role for Noel Edmonds as Deal or No Deal comes to an end after more than a decade on UK screens.

IT/Telecoms 3 October 2016

Win hearts and minds in a newly merged company

Recruiters on the acquisition trail should seek to win the battle for hearts and minds of new members of staff and resist creating a newly merged company of victors and the vanquished.

IT/Telecoms 3 October 2016

Tapping into sporting talent

Staffing businesses are tapping into a growing market for high-performing sports people. Rob Steed of Laps.

IT/Telecoms 3 October 2016

Sterling's fall affects UK staffing M&As

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.

IT/Telecoms 3 October 2016

Fake Recruiter article alerts FCA to share ramping

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.

Creative/Digital/Media 29 September 2016

‘Mission critical’ for recruitment industry to have its voice heard in Brexit deal

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.

27 September 2016

Randstad starts tender offer for Monster

Recruitment giant Randstad has began its previously announced tender offer for any and all outstanding shares of global job site Monster Worldwide.

PageGroup launches Ability@Page

Global recruiter PageGroup has launched Ability@Page in the UK, an initiative that supports employees who are directly or indirectly affected by disability.

5 September 2016

Adecco promotes three into new senior positions

Recruitment giant Adecco Group UK & Ireland has created three new senior positions to strengthen its offering in professional and general staffing, and to drive business performance.

24 August 2016

Support grows for PageGroup's LGBT initiative

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.

23 August 2016

Monster deal logical move for Randstad

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.

IT/Telecoms 23 August 2016

Adecco UK & Ireland Q2 revenues up 6%

Recruitment giant Adecco saw UK & Ireland revenues rise 6% year-on-year, according to results for the second quarter of 2016.

10 August 2016

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