Temporary workforce

Supreme Court ruling upsets flexible working apple cart in landmark case

The rights of flexible workers have been thrown back into the spotlight in light of a plumber’s legal victory in a Supreme Court ruling today.

Quicker to shut down sites in Bangladesh than UK, says GLAA chief

Shutting down a labour-exploitative work site in Bangladesh would take less time than it currently does in the UK, the interim CEO of the Gangmasters Licensing and Labour Abuse Authority has suggested.

HR 11 June 2018

Pawsome job helping to create teddy bears

Ever dream of jacking it all in for a career making teddy bears? You do?

Retail, Sales 11 June 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 JUNE 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Cordant Group, Cornerstone OnDemand, FCSA, The Curve Group, Workday

Newly awarded rail project in Wales will lead to hundreds of jobs

The Welsh Government’s billion-pound contract to upgrade the railway network in South Wales will create hundreds of new jobs.

Recruiters can’t be picky about finding workers for British farms

As recruiters warn they won’t be able to source enough workers needed by British farmers to pick their fruit and vegetables, Recruiter caught up with a soft fruit picking business whose fears around labour shortages last year were realised.

PepsiCo UK helps returnees with training and skills building

PepsiCo UK has launched an initiative aimed at helping people refresh their skills ahead of returning to the workplace.

Retail, Sales 6 June 2018

Rangers recruits staff for next season’s matches

Football club Rangers is on the lookout for matchday staff.

Retail, Sales 6 June 2018

Strike at Pirelli called off as Staffline workers move to new contracts

Industrial action set for this week involving Staffline contractors at Pirelli’s tyre factory in Carlisle has been cancelled following successful talks.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 29 MAY–1 JUNE 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Mynt Recruitment

V&A Dundee launches first recruitment drive

A new museum in Dundee is set to create more than 30 jobs before its opening later this year.

Don’t jump into new sectors to beat the impact of AI, recruiters are advised

Recruiters shouldn’t jump into sectors radically different to the ones in which they currently operate to survive the march of the machines.

Employability: ASTRiiD shines light on pool of lost workers

Recruiter’s Charity of the Year ASTRiiD on its aim to help people with long-term medical conditions find work.

24 May 2018

JobsOutlook shows employers more confident in economy

Employer confidence in the economy has rebounded, turning positive for the first time since last summer, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

Public sector, Social care 23 May 2018

Recruiters must expect disruption if IR35 extends into private sector

Recruiters can expect the same sort of disruption created by off-payroll rules in the public sector should they be extended into the private sector.

Interim recruitment, HR 21 May 2018

Hundreds of new jobs in Kent as Aldi opens distribution centre

Aldi is to create 400 roles at a new £50m distribution centre.

Extra income as an extra on new Danny Boyle movie

Do you fancy supplementing your recruitment income with a career as an extra?

HMRC loses out in court to contractor in IR35 case

Another contractor has successfully won an IR35 appeal case against HM Revenue & Customs.

Public sector 17 May 2018

Recruiters call on long-term solution to NHS talent crisis

Recruiters have backed calls for the NHS to have a long-term solution to the talent crisis currently afflicting the service.

New guidelines prevent recruiters ordering temps how to dress

Recruiters could face hefty fines and compensation pay outs should they order their temps to wear heels, skirts or make-up.

15 May 2018

Café worker pensioner Joe Bartley passes away

Joe Bartley, the pensioner who hit headlines two years ago for landing a job at a local café in a bid to cure his boredom, has died.

Hospitality/Leisure 14 May 2018

FCSA predicts large number of legal challenges to IR35

More and more public sector contractors across the country could legally challenge whether they are caught by IR35 rules.

Rooney jailed for 11 years for modern slavery offences

Another member of a family found guilty of modern slavery offences has been jailed for 11 years.

Construction & property 30 April 2018

Dream job flying round the world for WOW Air

Do you fancy swapping the rat race for three months travelling the world and documenting your adventures?

Smart software helps Staff Heroes deliver Deliveroo partner restaurants staff on a plate

Low cost airline-type booking software that adjusts pay rates in response to supply and demand will help Deliveroo’s 12,000 UK partner restaurants fill their peak-time shifts and meet their last minute demand for staff.

Retail, Transport & logistics 26 April 2018

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