Diversity/Inclusion

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

Recruitment must become ‘blind’

The very real prospect of growing skills shortages induced by Brexit is an opportunity for recruiters to rethink their attitude to age.

12 February 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s contracts & deals: Berry Recruitment, Bullhorn, Crown World Mobility, Educate Resourcing, Jobshop UK, PageGroup, Spider, Templine Employment Agency, The Curve Group, The Daisy Chain, Thunderhead, TXM Recruit, Uniting Ambition, Viventis Search Asia

Channel 5 programme shows potential of candidates with special needs

A candidate set to feature on Channel 5’s The Special Needs Employment Agency tonight is thriving at work around two years after being placed with a Bristol-based recruitment agency.

1 February 2018

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.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: Franklin Fitch, Infused Learning

Theresa May backs government plan to get 1m disabled people into work

Prime Minister Theresa May has given her personal support to government plans to help 1m disabled people into work in the next 10 years.

30 November 2017

GLAA looks into exploitation in London

Investigators from the Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) employed their new powers during a week of action looking into reports of possible labour exploitation in London.

Hiring managers still not trained in unconscious bias, finds Adecco

More than one in three organisations are not training hiring managers to avoid unconscious bias, according to research by Adecco.

20 November 2017

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