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Apprentice winner White plans to open London office this year

Last year’s BBC TV Apprentice winner James White has already expanded beyond IT recruitment and has his sights set on opening a London office this year.

Employment stays at record levels, unemployment also falls

The number of people in work in the UK remains at record levels, according to official data.

12 June 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: Allen Associates, cut-e, Real Time Engineering, TwoEnds, Vacancy Filler

Communicate staff stories better to attract talent, recruiters advised

True-life staff experiences can work as a recruitment tool, but it depends how they are communicated as to whether they attract candidates or not.

8 June 2018

What role should emotion play in your recruitment team?

Recruitment can be fast-paced and high-pressured, and emotional outbursts are rarely constructive, says behavioural analysis expert Ally Yates.

7 June 2018

Liverpool dog-friendly restaurant helps staff stay in hospitality

A Liverpool-based recruiter is opening his own dog-friendly bistro in a bid to develop the next generation of hospitality talent.

Hospitality/Leisure 7 June 2018

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.

MiddletonMurray’s Limitless Manifesto aims to shake up poor careers advice

Recruiters must contribute towards providing young people with the careers advice essential to tackling UK plc’s productivity problem.

Education secretary cracks down on ‘excessive’ agency fees for schools

Recruiters will have to review their business strategy and the fees they charge in light of a crackdown on agencies that charge schools in England “excessive” fees to find and hire staff.

Public sector, Education 4 June 2018

Staff to share in Kinetic as firm becomes employee-owned

Recruitment and payroll services firm Kinetic has become employee-owned.

Retail, Public sector 4 June 2018

Recruitment or training? Finding the right skills at the right time

Adam Harper, director of strategy and professional standards at AAT, highlights how recruiters can help small businesses find accountancy talent.

HR, Accounting/Finance 31 May 2018

IRP June 2018: Top student

Lucy Payne, consultant at The Work People

30 May 2018
Kieran Wilson

IRP June 2018: Day in the Life

Kieran Wilson, senior consultant, Redline Group

30 May 2018

Higham steps down as deputy chairman at Nakama

John Higham is stepping down as non-executive director and deputy chairman at Nakama Group.

Web chat: June 2018

Your opinions and comments on what you've been reading on recruiter.co.uk

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Red and Black Arrows

Coming off board: Embracing alternative sourcing methods

Sometimes it's worth trying a different approach to attract candidates.

Alan Furley: Shooting star or damp squib?

How do you know your latest recruit won't turn out to be complete let down?

HR 24 May 2018
Alex Arnot

Ask the expert: June 2018

Q: Our temp desk is struggling. What can we do?

24 May 2018

How introverts can develop their presentation skills

Although introverts are often reluctant to speak, Toastmaster International’s Kay Heald says their fear of public speaking can be overcome.

23 May 2018

Baltimore Consulting leaves Opus as Kenny heads MBO

Public and third sector recruiter Baltimore Consulting, part of the Opus Talent Solutions Group, has just completed a management buyout for £1.4m.

APPOINTMENTS: 21-25 MAY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Application Recruitment, APSCo, BWD, CJUK, Forward Role, HRC Recruitment, Kennedy Executive Search & Consulting, Sevenstep, Stanton House, The Curve Group, ZRG Partners

CONTRACTS: 21-25 MAY 2018

This week’s contracts & deals include: Cloetta, Healthier Recruitment, ICS, ProClinical, Workday

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

CONTRACTS: 14-18 MAY 2018

This week’s contracts & deals: Adzuna, Harvey Nash, Job.com, SRI Executive, Talent

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