Diversity/Inclusion

Report recommending recruiters to collect age data slammed as impractical

A recommendation from MPs requiring recruitment agencies to collect data on age discrimination has come under fire from employment lawyers, who labelled it impractical and unusual.

17 July 2018

Rising to the challenge of attracting older workers

Minister of state for employment Alok Sharma on recruitment’s role in attracting older talent to fill the jobs of the future.

16 July 2018

Gurkha regiment to recruit women from 2020

The Gurkhas are to allow female recruits for the first time from 2020.

Public sector 16 July 2018

Wanted: IT talent specialist to mentor and manage women

An unnamed London-based tech firm is recruiting a CFO with a difference.

It’s goodnight from ASTRiiD’s founder… but a good future for his charity

In a service punctuated with songs by Pink Floyd, Queen and ELO (Electric Light Orchestra), the life of Recruiter’s Charity of the Year founder David Shutts OBE was celebrated Friday in Surfleet, South Lincolnshire.

Women not quite on board to reach government target

While making some progress, Britain’s company boards have some way to go to meet the government’s 33% target for women appointed by 2020.

28 June 2018

Recruiters back government plans to improve suppliers’ diversity

Recruiters have welcomed government plans to require its biggest suppliers to publish data and action plans to improve the diversity of their workforce.

Public sector, HR 26 June 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: Cathcart Energy, Encore Personnel, Highfield Professional Solutions, Work180

Females driving surge in IT self-employed numbers

A record number of female IT professionals are working as contractors, according to official government figures.

IT/Telecoms 25 June 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 8-11 MAY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Mercer, Pedersen & Partners, PK Education, The RSA Group

Wells Tobias Recruitment Solutions launches new diversity & inclusion division

Wells Tobias Recruitment Solutions has launched Inventum Search, a new division aimed at tackling “the woeful” lack of women and other under-represented groups at senior levels of organisations.

Executive search, HR 26 April 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Acorn, Activate Business School, Grant Thornton, MERJE, Miramar Global, MRG

Demand for local Saudi talent on the increase, says Hays

Hays is reporting increased demand for its services to source local talent in Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom makes progress with its Saudi Vision 2030 programme.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Airport Placements Ltd, Airswift, Arctic Shores, Berwick Partners, Coresco, GBG, Heidrick & Struggles, HR Certification Institute, Insight Global, Microdec

Adrian Love

Create talent to tackle diversity

Talent management alone is not enough to improve the diversity of your workforce.

IT/Telecoms, HR 16 April 2018

Recruitment industry highlights gender pay discrepancies

Some of the UK’s largest recruitment companies have much work to do if they are to eliminate the gap between what they pay their men and women.

5 April 2018

Recruiters urged to protect candidates against sexual harassment

Recruiters have been urged to protect their candidates by ensuring they are placed with reputable clients.

HR 27 March 2018
BDF website on tablet

Sponsored: What does the future look like for disabled talent in the modern workplace?

The workplace may have transformed, but is this for the good of disabled employees?

20 March 2018

Recruitment ad ignored sensitivities but is it discriminatory?

Recruiters have been urged to show sensitivity around the wording used in job adverts or risk an ensuing PR nightmare.

Hospitality/Leisure 20 March 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 MARCH 2018

This week’s contracts & deals include: AESC, Brightwork, Hudson, Nakama Group, Northants GP, Parity, Sheffield Haworth, totaljobs, Workday

Employability: Bringing the bar-riers down

An initiative between industrial manufacturing firm Jablite and HM Prison (HMP) Ford is revealing the benefits of an enlightened approach to those detained at Her Majesty’s pleasure.

Industrial/Manufacturing, HR 15 March 2018

Hiring for fit – turn to the start-ups

Some well-established businesses are turning to an unlikely source of recruiting inspiration: technology start-ups

Spurs recruits ex-military to work in its stadium

Tottenham Hotspur is recruiting ex-military personnel to work at its new stadium.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 13 March 2018

Prudential extends unconscious bias training to close gender gap

Prudential is to extend its roll out of unconscious bias training as part of its drive to increase the number of women in senior leadership roles and close its gender gap.

12 March 2018

Starbucks opens up apprenticeships to hearing-impaired staff

Coffee chain Starbucks has enabled hearing-impaired partners (employees) to undertake an apprenticeship by extending its apprenticeship programme.

Hospitality/Leisure 8 March 2018

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