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Barcelona-based recruiters keep calm and carry on

Recruiters with operations in Barcelona are keeping calm and carrying on, permitting consultants to work from home in the wake of yesterday’s terrorist attack.

18 August 2017

Gregory Allen: Unsuccessful candidates need valuing too

Candidate experience, especially for those who aren't successful, is quite frankly shocking.

HR 16 August 2017

My Brilliant Recruitment Career: Amaranta Gollogly

We look into the background of people working in recruitment to see what their aspirations were when they were younger – and what makes them tick today...

16 August 2017

No government U-turn on Apprenticeship Levy

The government says it has no plans to make changes to the Apprenticeship Levy, despite widespread criticism of its effects on the recruitment industry and on the ability of temporary workers to benefit.


13 tips to get insurance right

Our guide tells you how to minimise insurance risks with contractors.

16 August 2017

Rate my recruiter

Is it time to give feedback on how recruiters perform?

HR 15 August 2017

Apprenticeship Levy costs hit agencies hard

Senior executives at two of the UK’s largest recruiters say that together it is costing them around £4.5m a year.

McGinley Group asks for patience as it bails out Primary Care People

Multi-discipline recruiter McGinley Group has acquired the trade assets of healthcare recruiter Primary Care People (PCP).

Contractor market attracting tech start-ups

The contractor market is attracting tech start-ups, who are keen to offer innovative solutions to address the sector’s many challenges.

HR 10 August 2017

Unlimited holiday benefits reduce sick days and attract talent

Recruiters failing to offer unlimited holiday to consultants could be running the risk of increased sick days and staff turnover.

HR 8 August 2017

Ex-Cititec founder Grant launches Spotter & Hunter with Leslie

The founder of technology recruiter Cititec has returned to the world of recruitment through the launch of digital, data and advanced analytics staffing specialist Spotter & Hunter.

InterQuest independent director Higgins opposes Chisbridge bid

Chisbridge’s bid to delist technology recruiter InterQuest from AIM is facing opposition from one of its independent directors.

IT/Telecoms 27 July 2017

How to get unpaid invoices settled within four weeks

As a recruiter, ‘slow’ payers can really have a negative impact on your cashflow.

24 July 2017

Recruiters spill the beans on candidates’ worst CV lies

Ever jumped out of the window to escape the porkies you’ve told on your CV catching up with you at interview?

IT/Telecoms 21 July 2017

Matt Churchward: Tips for recruitment Armageddon

Ae we really looking at the demise of recruitment?

HR 19 July 2017

My Brilliant Recruitment Career: Lee Walker

We look into the background of people working in recruitment to see what their aspirations were when they were younger – and what makes them tick today...

Executive search, HR 19 July 2017

Don’t ignore business in Brexit debate, Cook warns

The group CEO of specialist recruiter nGAGE has warned the views of business need to be heard in the current debate about Brexit.

JobsOutlook reveals positive news sector-wide

Employers across all sectors are seeking to hire for permanent roles, according to the latest JobsOutlook by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

19 July 2017
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Flexible workspace freedom

Recruiters are big users of shared workspaces, enjoying the flexibility they offer. Colin Cottell and Greg Pitcher investigate

19 July 2017

Take a break but make it later if you want to contact candidates

Do you take your lunch at 1pm sharp? You may want to rethink the timing of this, particularly if you’re seeking to contact a candidate with the perfect opportunity.

18 July 2017
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Recruitment barometer set fair

The UK recruitment industry is taking all the uncertainy in its stride, according to the latest Sector Barometer.

17 July 2017
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Agencies need not fear a Labour government

Recruiters can breathe easily under a future Labour government, says the shadow business secretary.

17 July 2017

Ex-Kellan Group directors launch Hesketh James

Two former directors of multi-discipline recruiter Kellan Group have joined forces to launch a new hospitality recruitment agency.

Hospitality/Leisure 17 July 2017

Be more self-aware in business situations advises drama tutor

How successful are you at using your peripheral vision?

10 July 2017


This week’s appointments include: Eames Consulting Group, Hays, Jagex, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, Sky Recruitment Solutions, Woodrow Mercer

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