With the UK suffering from a “social caste” system, recruiters need to be the bridge between clients and candidates to boost social mobility across the UK, according to former Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg.
International technology and digital workforce management solutions business Gibbs Hybrid Workforce Solutions has agreed a partnership with banking giant Barclays Citizenship team and social business Catch 22.
Woodrow Mercer Finance, a joint venture between Yorkshire-based financial consultancy and recruiter FDYL and Birmingham-based recruiter Woodrow Mercer, has launched a division specialising in recruitment of entry level and part-qualified finance staff.
A training academy run by pharmaceutical research & development staffing company Clinical Professionals is proof that efforts to help jobseekers into entry-level employment are not confined to those at the lower ends of the labour market.
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.
Lombard Risk Management, a provider of integrated regulatory reporting and collateral management solutions for the financial services industry, is opening a new technology centre in the UK, creating 140 new posts.
Engineering solutions provider Costain has called for a ‘recruitment revolution’ to attract a new wave of would-be engineers with the skills and backgrounds to meet the demand for an array of infrastructure projects expect to be announced by the Chancellor in today’s Autumn Statement.
Completely rethinking their view of what a desired recruit looks like has enabled Fujitsu to take on loyal, passionate apprentices that “blew the company’s socks off”, according to Michael Keegan the ICT company’s chairman.
A new requirement on in-house recruiters to ensure interns receive at least statutory minimum levels of pay moved one step closer after business minister Margot James called on Matthew Taylor to include internships in the scope of his modern employment practices review last Friday.