UK&Ireland

Matalan announces Liverpool jobs drive

Matalan is bringing 150 new roles to Merseyside.

19 July 2018

TrueBlue’s PeopleScout acquires TMP Worldwide

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has acquired UK recruitment process outsourcing provider TMP Holdings (operating as TMP Worldwide in the UK) through its PeopleScout business.

13 June 2018

Staff demand reaches six-month high in both temp and perm roles

May saw steep increases in both permanent and temp billings, according to the latest Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation Report on Jobs.

8 June 2018

RECRUITMENT STILL HOT WITH INVESTORS

The recruitment sector remains attractive to investors despite looming political and economic challenges thrown up by Brexit, according to accountants and business advisers BDO’s 2018 Recruitment Sector Insights report.

19 February 2018

RECRUITERS WARNED OVER FAMILY PLANNING QUESTIONS

Recruiters who suspect their clients are asking female candidates potentially unlawful questions about their plans to have children risk sharing the stand at an employment tribunal unless they take action

19 February 2018

MEDICAL FIRMS BRINGS 75 JOBS TO IRELAND

The Republic of Ireland is to benefit to the tune of 75 new jobs thanks to a medical diagnostics company expansion in Galway.

Commercial & office support, HR 19 February 2018

US GRI acquires managed services provider de Poel

Managed services provider de Poel has been acquired by Geometric Results Inc (GRI), a subsidiary of Detroit-headquartered global business process outsourcing company MSX International.

8 January 2018

Ex-consultant at Ginger Recruitment Services sentenced for fraud

A former recruiter has been handed an eight-month jail sentence, suspended for a year, with 200 hours of unpaid work for making false expense claims.

8 January 2018

Recognition for recruitment industry in New Year’s Honours List

The founder of an organisation that helps individuals with disabilities and mental health issues find work has been awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List.

2 January 2018

It’s not enough just to be a top biller, says Apprentice winner White

It’s not just enough to be a top biller if you want to follow in the footsteps of 2017 Apprentice joint winner James White, who spoke to Recruiter in the wake of the screening of his victory on the show last night.

IT/Telecoms 18 December 2017

Hudson sells recruitment and talent management businesses

Hudson Global is shifting its focus to its recruitment process outsourcing business following today’s announcement that it plans to sell its European and Asia Pacific-based recruitment and talent management businesses.

Oil & gas/Energy 18 December 2017

£30-an-hour ‘job’ to have beard stroked attracts thousands

Male grooming brand Mo Bro’s has been inundated with applicants following its call for bearded men for its beard-stroking station, which opens later this week.

18 December 2017

Tech firm creates jobs in NI

Londonderry company recruiting for marketing roles

Creative/Digital/Media 18 December 2017

Apprenticeships overtake graduate programmes for talent attraction says The FIRM

Apprentice programmes have overtaken graduate programmes as the most popular structured initiative for engaging future talent, according to this year’s annual survey of members of The FIRM (Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers).

16 November 2017

Deliveroo ruling raises more questions over gig economy

While labour law body the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has ruled that riders for online food delivery company Deliveroo are self-employed, questions remain over the status of individuals engaged in work across the gig economy.

Hospitality/Leisure 16 November 2017

Charity to recruit coach for ex-offenders

A charity helping women with criminal convictions find jobs has received funding to employ a full-time recruitment coach.

12 October 2017

EasyJet’s Ryding: 'Female pilot intake to soar higher by 2020'

With five of its nine board members women, low-cost airline and FTSE 100 company easyJet has an enviable record in achieving gender diversity at the top.

19 April 2017

Jobs survey shows skills shortage still a major issue

More than four in 10 employers have increased salaries in an effort to attract candidates, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Social care, Engineering 19 April 2017
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Recruiters welcome snap election in hope of a better Brexit

Recruiters have mostly backed the Prime Minister’s early election call due to the anticipated clearer mandate it will give government to get on with Brexit.

19 April 2017

RTC Group ‘confident’ in trading prospects this year

In a pre-AGM statement, RTC Group has announced it is trading well and is confident this will continue for the financial year.

19 April 2017

Graduates part of 40,000 applying for 532 road sweeper roles in India

More than 2,000 graduates have applied for the position of municipal road sweeper in the Indian city of Chandigarh.

19 April 2017

Trade bodies urge parties fighting snap election to prioritise UK jobs

Recruitment trade bodies have called on political parties fighting June’s snap general election to place the UK’s strong labour market at the forefront of their minds, as well as making their positions clear on worker employment status given two ongoing government investigations into this area.

18 April 2017
Legal scales

Ex-CTPartners consultant wins dismissal case against troubled DHR Global

A partially sighted former employee of DHR Global’s UK operation has won a case for wrongful dismissal, adding to a list of legal action by former employees against the global executive search firm.

Legal 18 April 2017

Calls for clarity and Taylor review 'to force tax rethink’, says PRISM

Government will have no choice but to remodel legal and tax frameworks for UK workers once Matthew Taylor completes his Review into Modern Employment due to “widespread” dissatisfaction with the government’s current approach to employment legislation, PRISM has predicted.

Legal 18 April 2017

Bahrain housemaid agency under investigation in ‘win a domestic worker’ ad

Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) in Bahrain has suspended a recruitment agency for placing an online advert offering the chance to ‘win a domestic worker’.

Legal 18 April 2017

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