In-house recruitment

Amazon to recruit for 1,200 jobs in Warrington

Amazon is to create 1,200 new permanent jobs through the opening of a new fulfilment centre in Warrington.

Retail, Transport & logistics 28 April 2017

Spurs scores with 1,000th job connected to new stadium

Tottenham Hotspur has delivered its 1,000th new job connected to the construction of its new stadium set to open in time for the 2018-19 season.

Retail, Engineering 28 April 2017

Atkins merger a game changer for engineering recruitment, says Matchtech MD

The head of a technical recruiter has spoken to Beth Castle about concerns for recruitment within engineering and technical sectors following the news that the UK's largest engineering and design consultancy Atkins is to be acquired by Canada’s SNC-Lavalin in a £2.1bn deal.

Recruiters give muted response to Labour’s plans for the NHS

Recruiters have given a muted welcome to Labour’s plans for a pay rise for NHS workers and to require trusts to legislate to ensure safe staffing levels.

Healthcare/Medical 26 April 2017

BBC makes progress on agency staff spend, says NAO report

The National Audit Office says it needs the BBC to publish the amount it spends on freelancers and agency staff over a prolonged period to conduct a full assessment of BBC staff expenditure.

McDonald’s staff prefer zero-hours over fixed-term contracts

McDonald's is to give its UK staff the choice of working fixed hours or having zero-hours contracts.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 26 April 2017

Unosquare creates 100 jobs in Belfast by 2019

Oregon-based software development company Unosquare is to create 100 new jobs by the end of 2019 through a new Belfast-based engineering centre.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 24-28 APRIL 2017

Contracts and deals for week of 24-28 April 2017

Care Worker

Forest Healthcare to pay above NLW to recruit and retain top talent

A care home group in the South-East of England has committed to paying above the living wage in order to recruit and retain top talent, and reduce reliance on agency staff.

APPOINTMENTS: 24-28 APRIL 2017

Latest appointments for week of 24-28 April 2017

Legal, Executive search 24 April 2017

LinkedIn’s ‘tracking’ feature could prevent candidate stealing

A planned new LinkedIn feature could help recruiters challenge clients they suspect of using their own internal applicant tracking systems to steal candidates on the agency’s books.

Creative/Digital/Media 21 April 2017

M&S to create 1,400 jobs despite store closures

Retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) is to create more than 1,400 jobs through the opening of 36

Retail 21 April 2017

Matt Churchward: Practise what we preach? Not us!

I was chatting recently to someone outside of recruitment, and they asked what was the hardest part of my job?

HR 20 April 2017

Community careers: The Workplace

Guy Hayward is CEO of professional recruiter Goodman Masson and an expert on redefining the modern workplace.

Pop-up cafés offer new skills for deaf

Pop-up cafes are helping people who are deaf or hard of hearing to get a foothold in the hospitality industry, reports Colin Cottell. 

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 20 April 2017
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Plugging the skills gap

Building bridges with refugees

19 April 2017

Ryding high on Orange Spirit

Budget airline easyJet’s head of talent acquisition James Ryding spoke to Recruiter’s Colin Cottell

Transport & logistics, HR 19 April 2017

Citrix creates 150 staff in Dublin

US multinational software company Citrix is taking on 150 staff at its Dublin office in East Point Business Park as it centralises sales activities to support its move to a cloud model.

Union backs Amazon gig drivers at UK Express

The employment rights of gig economy workers have been thrust back into the spotlight following the GMB union's filing of a legal claim against a logistics company used by online retail giant Amazon.

Sharp Clinical Services creates jobs in Wales

Biotech firm Sharp Clinical Services is creating 73 jobs due to its move to new European headquarters in Rhymney, South-East Wales.

Recruiters reported to be among bidders for NHS Professionals

Reports suggest two recruitment agencies are among the bidders to take a controlling stake in NHS in-house recruitment agency NHS Professionals.

Western Thermal creates 100 jobs thanks to Indian investment

Gloucestershire-based insulation contractor Western Thermal is to create 100 jobs in the UK due to a £12m investment from Mumbai-based Indsur Group.

Contracts & Deals: 3-7 April 2017

Contracts and deals for week of 3-7 April 2017

4 April 2017

Healthcare staffing in crisis from ‘perfect storm’

Recruiters have backed calls by MPs to ensure the NHS can continue to recruit from the EU post-Brexit.

Healthcare/Medical 3 April 2017
Care Worker

New report finds crisis in social care staffing

Almost half (49%) of the UK’s home care workers are on zero-hour contracts, compared with 2.9% of the workforce nationally, a government committee has found.

Public sector, Social care 31 March 2017

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