Diversity/Inclusion

Nicoll Curtin buys cyber experts BeecherMadden

Cyber security and corporate governance recruiter BeecherMadden has joined the technology-focused Nicoll Curtin Group, becoming the group’s second new business this year. No sale price was disclosed.

IT/Telecoms 16 October 2017

Government aims to become top D&I employer by 2020

The government has set out a new diversity & inclusion strategy with the aim of becoming the UK’s most inclusive employer by the year 2020.

Public sector 16 October 2017

Top UK firms to have at least one BAME director on board by 2021

The UK’s top firms should have at least one board level director of an ethnic minority within the next four years, a new government-backed report has recommended.

Executive search 13 October 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 9-13 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Altus Partners, Corecom Consulting, DNA Recruit, Equal Approach, Execucare, Ezek, Holmes Noble, JXT, Pedersen & Partners, Pure Search, Three R’s Teacher Recruitment, ZRG Partners

Public sector, Marketing 9 October 2017

Blog: REC reports from Conservative Party Conference

Continuing the series of Recruitment & Employment Confederation blogs from this year’s major political party conferences, REC policy team leader Philip Campbell reports from the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

The workplace is a stage

Recent research conducted by RADA [Royal Academy of Dramatic Art] in Business highlights some intriguing viewpoints around how women feel others perceive them in the workplace.

Marketing & Sales 28 September 2017

Breaking down barriers

Diversity and inclusion goals can help find the best people.

19 September 2017

Recite Me helps with employability

A software tool levels the playing field for people with a range of disabilities.

19 September 2017

Coalition should have gone further to tackle labour market abuse, says Cable

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Sir Vince Cable has admitted that the Conservative-Liberal Coalition government should have gone further in tackling labour market abuse.

8 September 2017

Non-disclosure for past offences in BAME justice review

Ensuring reformed ex-offenders need not disclose offences to prospective employers is one of the stand-out recommendations to government in a review led by Labour MP David Lammy.

Public sector, Legal 8 September 2017

Papworth Trust takes away the fear of 'work' from its clients

Papworth Trust is using a novel and counter-intuitive approach to supporting its clients into employment.

16 August 2017

Flexible working for all a great idea in an ideal world, say recruiters

Although broadly supportive, recruiters have questioned the practicalities of a recommendation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

Inclusion key for in-house resourcing

As organisations adapt to an ever-changing business world, in-house recruiters are finding new ways to seek out talent.
 

Blizzard launches recruitment drive for more women

Video games maker Blizzard is has launched a recruitment drive for more female and ethnic minority workers.

Creative/Digital/Media 14 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

Recruiters warned not to ignore ASA guidance on gender ads

Recruiters have been warned not to place recruitment adverts featuring stereotypical gender roles on behalf of clients, or risk sanction from the Advertising Standards Authority.

Rec-to-rec, Marketing 21 July 2017

Recruiters should review the gender pay gap

Employers have been urged to review the roles they recruit for to ensure there are strong reasons for any gender pay gap that exists or risk being brought to tribunal.

20 July 2017

PageGroup partners with Mencap

Astoundingly just 6% of people with a learning disability in the UK are in paid employment.
 

19 July 2017

Soundbites August 2017

"The House of Commons has recently introduced a less formal dress code. Have strict dress codes had their day?"
 

18 July 2017

Hornblowers wanted in Ripon for 1,000-year-old job

Applications have just closed to find someone to fill the 1,000-year role of hornblower for the Yorkshire city of Ripon (pictured).

Barmaid dismissal for clothing faux pas raises discrimination concerns for recruiters

Recruiters have been warned to be wary of potentially discriminatory demands from clients following a case involving a barmaid, who claimed she was dismissed for refusing to wear a bra.

Hospitality/Leisure 28 June 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 26-30 JUNE 2017

This week’s appointments include: Beyond Associés, Clear Company, Gattaca, House of Fraser, IQX, Futurestep, Kentemp Recruitment & Staffing, Mazda Motors UK, Peace Recruitment, Raw Talent Academy, TeamJobs

Marketing & Sales, Retail 26 June 2017

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

Public sector, Social care 26 June 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 26-30 JUNE 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Airswift, Argyll Scott, BSI, Cartus Corporation, CILT, National Locums, NonStop Recruitment, Talentpuddle, Technically Compatible, The Best Connection

NEW TO THE MARKET: 19-23 JUNE 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: 2B Interface, APSCo, g2 Recruitment, Peace Recruitment Group, Tile Hill, VERCIDA.com

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