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BBC offers one-off payout to off-payroll workers

The BBC is helping some of its employees settle accountancy bills connected to their compliance with off-payroll working rules in the public sector.

Unemployment falls again with employment reaching record high

The UK’s employment rate has reached a record high, while unemployment has remained at levels not seen since the mid-1970s.

17 July 2018

HMRC bags £400m+ from public sector off-payroll working rules

The country’s coffers have been boosted to the tune of £410m in income tax and National Insurance Contributions as a result of off-payroll working rules in the public sector.

Public sector 13 July 2018

FINANCIALS: Hays sees profit rise across all regions

Recruitment giant Hays has posted a 15% year-on-year increase in net fee income (NFI) with GP growth across all regions including the UK & Ireland.

Public sector, IT/Telecoms 13 July 2018

Southgate’s former club Middlesbrough on recruitment drive

England manager Gareth Southgate’s former club has launched a recruitment drive for cash office workers and kitchen staff.

New Brexit secretary wanted UK to ditch ‘draconian’ WTD and AWR

The new Brexit secretary has previously advocated repealing the Agency Worker Regulations and the Working Time Directive, it has emerged.

10 July 2018

Recruiters among over 200 employers named for not paying NMW

Six recruiters appear in the government’s latest list of employers found to have underpaid National Living and National Minimum Wage.

Public sector, Education 9 July 2018

HMRC’s lack of MOO in CEST is farcical, say industry experts

HM Revenue & Customs has come under fire from industry figures for confirming a key test for determining a person’s worker status does not feature in its Check Employment Status Tool (CEST).

Public sector, HR 9 July 2018

Rise in both temp and perm billings, says Report on Jobs

Permanent placements and temporary billings continued to rise sharply in June, according to the latest IHS Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) 'Report on Jobs'.

Retail, Engineering 6 July 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?

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