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Recruitment industry recognises World Kindness Day with kind acts

A photoshoot for a calendar in aid of a cancer charity and flowers from contractors for a job well done are among the acts of kindness recruiters have seen this World Kindness Day.

13 November 2019

Businesses cite concerns over missing out on temp talent

Latest research shows businesses are concerned about missing out on temporary talent ahead of the introduction of new IR35 regulation.

13 November 2019

FINANCIALS: Staffing 360 Solutions sees fall in annual revenue

US and UK-based recruitment group Staffing 360 Solutions has seen annual revenue decrease 5.6% year-on-year, according to Q3 2019 results.

13 November 2019

Rent-a-crowd to boost the buzz at events

Online events and exhibitions platform ExpoCart is recruiting members of the public to be part of the ‘crowd’ at some of the UK’s top events as part of a new service.

Domino’s delivers on 500 jobs in Ireland

Domino’s Pizza is to create 500 jobs across the Republic of Ireland over the coming months as part of its expansion plans for 2020.

Retail, Transport & logistics 13 November 2019

Goodwin still wants to stand as an independent for Sevenoaks

Tony Goodwin, chairman and CEO of Antal International, has told Recruiter he is still considering running as an independent for Sevenoaks.

People 12 November 2019

REC and ISE launch election manifestos to support careers and recruitment

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has called on the next government to develop a new approach to work to boost the economy and support workers in its new election manifesto.

Biggest drop in job vacancies in 10 years and employment also down

UK unemployment fell in the quarter to September but so did the number of people in work, according to official figures.

IT/Telecoms 12 November 2019

I’m an ex-recruiter, don’t get me out of here – not for a while, anyway

Who to support on this year’s I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!? Jacqueline Jossa? Nadine Coyle? Ian Wright Wright Wright?

Lighter Side 12 November 2019

ALTEN hosts recruitment day in Derby to find engineers

Engineering and technology consulting specialist ALTEN is hosting a recruitment day in Derby for 100 engineers to work on an array of projects in the area.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: iKas International, Retorio, Sanderson, Workday

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Kronos, Oliver James

New to MarketIT/Telecoms, HR 12 November 2019

FinTech Influencers advise to recruit refugees to fill fintech talent shortages

Employers looking for talent in the UK’s burgeoning fintech sector should widen their search.

IT/Telecoms, HR 11 November 2019

Watch the law with whistleblowers, recruiters are warned

While recruiters are within their rights to refuse to engage serial whistleblowers, firing them once they are engaged is fraught with risk.

Legislation 11 November 2019

Career development is leading factor for employees in the Gulf

Pay is not the most important factor affecting employee attrition in the Gulf region, according to a report from recruitment giant Hays.

Executive search 11 November 2019

Wren Kitchens to recruit 100 graduates in 2020 for IT Academy

Kitchen retailer Wren Kitchens has announced plans to recruit 100 new graduates into its Barton-upon-Humber tech team next year.

Retail, Industrial/Manufacturing 11 November 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Investigo, Nigel Wright Recruitment, Two Rivers, Unit4

PeopleIT/Telecoms, HR 11 November 2019

Consultant and ex-Dulwich player backs old club in FA Cup match

A recruitment consultant and former Dulwich Hamlet player has backed his ex-team mates to stage an FA Cup giant killing tonight in front of the BBC’s cameras.

Lighter SideIT/Telecoms 8 November 2019

Sudden death of LogicMelon CTO Van Esch

LogicMelon has announced the death of its chief technology officer Nicholas Van Esch.

People 8 November 2019

REC calls for jobs election as political uncertainty continues to hit hiring

Recruiters across the UK continued to register subdued hiring trends during October, according to the latest ‘Report on Jobs’.

Retail, Construction & property 8 November 2019

Recruiters step in to provide benefits to ‘extended workforce’ says Pennel

Recruiters have a key role to play in helping industry meet the talent management challenges posed by an increasingly consumer-led economy.

7 November 2019

Scarlett Allen-Horton: clinging on for dear life on the Apprentice?

Life is a rollercoaster, so sang the great Ronan Keating, but did this week’s rollercoaster task on The Apprentice result in recruitment’s representative looping the loop or hitting the buffers?

Lighter Side 7 November 2019

FINANCIALS: Kelly Services shows fall in revenue

Global recruiter Kelly Services has seen revenue decline 5.6% year-on-year, according to results for the third quarter of 2019.

Newly-launched APSCo index shows UK recruiters struggling with attrition

EXCLUSIVE: UK recruitment businesses are struggling with attrition, with average attrition rates across all firms of 20% or above, according to the newly-launched UK Recruitment Index 2019.

HR 6 November 2019

Workplace relationships – check out the policy

Recruiters have been urged to find out if clients have a workplace policy outlawing workplace relationships.

Legal, HR 6 November 2019
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