Diversity/Inclusion

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 JANUARY 2018

This week’s appointments include: BBR Services, Build Recruitment, Concilium Search, I-COM, iMultiply, Lorien, MBN Solutions, Monday at Nine, MOVE Guides, Pedersen & Partners, RIDI

Marketing & Sales, Retail 15 January 2018

How to use behavioural design for organisational inclusion

Unconscious bias can affect many organisations, but how can recruiters and companies overcome this?

Rec-to-rec, HR 12 January 2018

Recruiters urged to look at values as well as job spec when hiring

Recruiters have been urged to tread carefully when hiring workers with particularly conservative views or risk being brought to tribunal and face potentially unlimited fines.

9 January 2018

FINANCIALS: Staffline’s £1bn target unlikely to be met

Staffline expects revenues to be slightly below its £1bn target, according to a trading update issued by the staffing and employability organisation this morning.

Legal, HR 3 January 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 2-5 JANUARY 2018

This week’s new launches include: CV-Library, Evolution Recruitment Solutions, IDEX Consulting, NonStop Recruitment, Women in Travel CIC

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 18-22 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, ICRC

19 December 2017
Liane Hartley and Sharron Clow

Start-up of the Month: Source

Liane Hartley and Sharron Clow have set up Source, an agency that ethically recruits people for projects in the built environment.
 

Construction & property 13 December 2017

Government’s careers strategy neglects older workers

The government’s careers strategy fails to adequately address the support needed for older workers wanting to learn new skills, according to UK professional people development body CIPD.

Moving Ahead matches Paralympians with Allianz business mentors

Diversity and development expert Moving Ahead has held its first event assigning British Paralympic Association (BPA) employees with top tier corporate mentors from Allianz Insurance as part of a new 12-month scheme.

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

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