The Last Word September/October 2021: Marie Buda

Use AI wisely in tackling mental health in the office.

27 September 2021

Viewpoint: Forget the top dogs, talk to the humans

Coming through the pandemic has reminded recruiters that we need to talk to each others like human beings again.

27 September 2021

Soundbites: September/October 2021

“Has the reopening after lockdown in the UK lived up to your expectations?”

27 September 2021

Editor's leader September/October 2021

A glittering beginning to autumn… our long-awaited, gala Recruiter Awards celebration and our annual review of the 11 Most Influential In-House Recruiters.

27 September 2021

Sponsored: Lessons learned: candidate support in the education sector

Securing good teachers who are available to meet schools’ demand for a last-minute staff shortage is an ongoing challenge for every recruiter working with the education sector. With the new academic year about to begin, David McCormack, CEO of HIVE360, considers the pressures on education professionals, and looks at how recruiters can support them with the challenges to their mental health and wellbeing.

17 August 2021

The Last Word July/August 2021: Alan Furley

Recruitment is dead, long live recruitment!

27 July 2021

Soundbites: July/August 2021

What are you most looking forward to when lockdown restrictions are finally lifted?

27 July 2021

Viewpoint: All take and no give

Contribute to your client’s industry to be seen as a partner

27 July 2021

Editor's Leader July/August 2021

You could not operate in the burgeoning recruitment tech world of the millennium without knowing Alan Whitford.


27 July 2021

Sponsored: Competing in the war for talent, attracting clients or building your brand, your website is a driving force

Websites are more than shop windows - they are now fully-functioning talent attraction platforms for every recruitment agency.

12 July 2021

Sponsored: Talent wars – best in class worker benefits give recruiters an edge

Most UK industries are reporting positive signs of recovery, with job vacancies for many climbing to pre-pandemic levels. The pressure is on to attract candidates to fill these roles, and a mobile, digital-first approach to employee/candidate engagement is what is giving recruiters the edge in the war for talent, as David McCormack, CEO of HIVE360 explains.

12 July 2021

Transform perceptions of social care recruitment

Sarah Beresford talks to actor Sir Tony Robinson to discuss the issues surrounding social care and how to improve the perception of caring as a career and as a valued profession.

Public sector, Social care 21 June 2021

Sponsored: How to succeed at effective talent attraction and retention

Retaining and attracting talented candidates is a priority, but a bigger challenge than ever. With research suggesting more people are planning to quit their job this year than last, David McCormack, CEO of HIVE360, lifts the lid on tactical and strategic solutions that give a talent strategy an edge on the competition.

15 June 2021

The last word May/June 2021: Paul Maxin

Rebuilding thanks to internal mobility

1 June 2021

Editor's Leader May/June

One could think that the current government shies away from developing anything other than surface solutions to business issues.

1 June 2021

Soundbites: May/June 2021

What new requirements will you have in your office facilities post-lockdown?

1 June 2021

Viewpoint: Hiring times

Why letting good recruiters go was so short-sighted

1 June 2021

In-person RTW checks are a step backwards

The issue that has brought together the whole recruitment sector (possibly for the first time) was the Home Office’s announcement that the recently introduced virtual checks for all UK-based workers would be removed and replaced by the old system of in-person checks, writes Adrian Thomas

HR 12 May 2021

Sponsored: What is Google’s algorithm change and why it is important to your recruitment website

Google regularly rolls out updated algorithms to ensure website owners are delivering a good user experience. Afterall, visitors want to find the information they seek quickly. In June, page experience comes under the gaze of the search engine giant. ‘Core Web Vitals’ is the latest addition to Google’s page ranking metrics.

12 May 2021

Sponsored: The price of progress?

The new off-payroll IR35 rules kicked in last month, and just over a month on, so has the financial and compliance impact. Could an outsourced PAYE payroll model be the solution? David McCormack, CEO of HMRC-compliant outsourced payroll and employee engagement and benefits specialist HIVE360 investigates.

10 May 2021

The Last Word Mar/Apr 2021: Daniel Cornwell

I am immensely proud of my team’s achievements over the past 12 months – what a year it's been!

23 March 2021

Editor's Leader Mar/Apr 2021

The recruitment industry is jam-packed full of colourful characters.

23 March 2021

Soundbites Mar/Apr 2021

What will be your greatest investment in your recruitment business this year?

23 March 2021

Viewpoint: A risky business?

Think carefully about offering IR35 support services

23 March 2021

Sponsored: Reflect, Reset, Rebuild: How Recruitment Agencies Can Navigate Out Of Ongoing Uncertainties


The COVID pandemic, subsequently paving the way for complete global lockdown, has brought an unprecedented, rapid change to the employment landscape in 2020. Businesses that were part of industries taking big hits and other SMEs found themselves laying off or furloughing their employees. Most companies were struggling to survive, let alone thrive, amidst this COVID storm and simply aimed to navigate through to the other side on safe shores.

2 February 2021