Healthcare/Medical

Ever tried to recruit a chocolate-ologist or an ice assistant?

What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever recruited for? Can it beat chocolate-ologist, ice assistant or blood labeller?

FINANCIALS: Impellam expects earnings to be down

Impellam Group says it expects full-year earnings to be slightly below expectations, according to a trading update.

Financials 16 November 2017

Bad sales processes to blame for dip in recruitment M&A

The downturn in mergers & acquisition activity involving UK recruitment businesses this year isn’t down to reduced appetite among would-be acquirers but poorly thought through sales processes.

Your recruitment business 13 November 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 13-17 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: ASC Connections, Bullhorn, FCSA, First Call Contract Services, Heart 2 HeartStaff Solutions, Hiring Hub, Larsen Howie, NPAworldwide, NRG, Randstad Germany, Workday

Supplier, Technology 13 November 2017
Kate Bleasdale, the founder of healthcare recruiter Healthcare Locums, has passed away.

HCL founder Kate Bleasdale dies

Kate Bleasdale, the founder of healthcare recruiter Healthcare Locums, has died.

13 November 2017

HCL founder Bleasdale dies

Kate Bleasdale, the founder of healthcare recruiter Healthcare Locums (HCL), has died.

9 November 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn Group, Astute Payroll, Bullhorn, MOVE Guides, Rare, Tribe Recruitment, Vacancy Filler

Supplier, Technology 7 November 2017

Atkinson creates recruitment ‘supergroup’ Taranata

Recruitment magnate Paul Atkinson has brought his four businesses together under one ‘supergroup’ and announced plans to grow it by 50% in the next two years.

Your recruitment business 6 November 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Armstrong Craven, Arrows Group, Class People, Core-Asset Verify, Eames Consulting Group, Entelo, Head Medical, INEOS Automotive, MOVE Guides, Pedersen & Partners, Randstad, Salt, Servoca, Zachary Daniels

Supplier, Technology 6 November 2017

Brexit and stringent language tests blamed for sharp drop in EU nurse recruits

Recruiters have warned of a forthcoming “crisis” as figures showed a sharp drop off in the numbers of nurses and midwives entering the UK from other European countries.

In-house recruitment 3 November 2017

FINANCIALS: Cross Country Healthcare revenue climbs

US healthcare recruiter Cross Country Healthcare has seen revenue climb 6% year-on-year, according to results for the quarter ended 30 September 2017.

Financials 2 November 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 30 OCTOBER-3 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Bullhorn, Core-Asset Consulting, Franklin Fitch, FPS, Hamlyn Williams, ManpowerGroup, McGregor Boyall, Nakama Group, NHS Improvement, Oyster Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Pure Search, Rutherford Cross, Talentmark, Team Support, Woodrow Mercer Finance

Supplier, Temporary workforce 30 October 2017

Confidence falls for third month in a row says JobsOutlook survey

Confidence in the UK economy has fallen for the third consecutive month, according to the latest ‘JobsOutlook’ survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

READERS’ VIEWS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

A weekly round-up of comments on recruiter.co.uk stories

Opinion 23 October 2017

Looking different

Cordant Group’s vision of a social enterprise certainly makes it stand out from the crowd. Colin Cottell reports

Profiles 19 October 2017

Is Brexit’s breeze turning into an icy chill for recruiters?

While recruiters are certainly feeling the ill effects of Brexit through hiring uncertainty among clients, they’re divided over whether reversing Brexit would be a good idea.

Legislation/Regulation 18 October 2017

Medical services firm PSS creates 100 new roles

A Yorkshire medical services firm, which supplies GP practices with pharmacists, is creating 100 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 16 October 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: BrooksonCandiRight, iwant2bea, Fircroft, iMultiply, Madgex, MSS People, NHS Northamptonshire, Taylor Higson

Supplier, Technology 16 October 2017

‘Golden hellos’ positive but won’t solve GP crisis say recruiters

Recruiters have urged the government to come up with a more “robust” approach to tackle the UK’s chronic shortage of general practitioners.

13 October 2017

Blog: REC reports from Conservative Party Conference

Continuing the series of Recruitment & Employment Confederation blogs from this year’s major political party conferences, REC policy team leader Philip Campbell reports from the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

Do more to tackle nursing shortages recruiters tell Hunt

Recruiters have called on health secretary Jeremy Hunt to do more to tackle the UK shortage of entry-level nurses.

In-house recruitment 4 October 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET 2-6 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings includes: 24-7 Staffing, APSCo, Culture Recruitment, Entelo, ESCP Europe Business School, Eurostaff, FindMyPubJobs.com, Frost Included, FastTrack360, Human, Network Rail, Phaidon International, ProClinical, Swissstaffing

Supplier, Technology 2 October 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 SEPTEMBER 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: AasaanJobs, Adzuna, Dillistone Group, Oliver James, One Way, PASS, Scope, Virgin Media

In-house recruitment 25 September 2017

FINANCIALS: Capita sees fall in revenues

Business outsourcing provider Capita has seen revenues drop 3% year-on-year, according to results for the half-year to 30 June 2017.

Financials 21 September 2017

JobsOutlook reveals fall in economic confidence

Confidence in the UK economy has fallen to its lowest level since June 2016, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

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