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Recruiters find ways to help consultants battle through Blue Monday

Recruiters are meeting Blue Monday head on this year through a number of different measures.

HR 20 January 2020

Company pays you to walk away if you’re not happy

A Cheshire-based financial planning firm is taking an innovative approach to onboarding by offering staff the option to quit if they don’t think the firm’s company culture is right for them.

HR, Accounting/Finance 20 January 2020

Companies create jobs in North Wales and Greater London

A Deeside frozen food manufacturer is to create 40 new jobs and a medical care manufacturer has created 27 new roles in South-East London.

APPOINTMENTS: 20-24 JANUARY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Cummins Mellor Recruitment

People 20 January 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 JANUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: Novacare

Brother Henry joins sister Scarlett’s search firm Harper:Fox Partners

Henry Allen-Horton has spoken to Recruiter about why he has chosen to join his Apprentice finalist sister Scarlett’s recruitment agency Harper:Fox Partners.

Skills shortages acute for organisations worldwide

Global talent shortages have almost doubled over the last 10 year, according to research from recruitment giant ManpowerGroup.

17 January 2020

Parliament launches annual recruitment day

Parliament’s historic Westminster Hall is to host a recruitment fair next week showcasing opportunities in the various communities within Parliament.

Public sector, Education 17 January 2020

Papa John’s appoints first chief vegan officer

Following on from our story about the rise of vegan roles in February’s Recruiter, pizza maker Papa John’s has recruited a chief vegan officer.

UK will lose out as EU workers hold off with settled status applications

Recruiters face losing thousands of workers on their books as new research reveals up to a third of UK-based EU nationals are yet to secure UK settled status.

Legislation 16 January 2020

Cut the banter with applicants to avoid harassment claims

Recruiters have been urged to educate themselves against the inadvertent use of harmful “banter” at interview.

Legislation 16 January 2020

200%+ increase in new recruitment agencies in 2019

Around eight and a half thousand new recruitment agencies set up shop in 2019, according to recruitment finance and back-office tech provider Sonovate.

16 January 2020

Financials: Hays hit by business confidence and events in certain markets

Recruitment giant Hays has posted a 7% decrease (-4% like for like) in net fee income year-on-year, according to a quarterly update for the quarter to 31 December 2019.

Financials 16 January 2020

FINANCIALS: Hydrogen remains confident in trading update

Hydrogen Group says it expects profits to be broadly in line with current management expectations, according to a trading update for 2019.

World of IT confusion

Delving beneath the technology terms.

Retail, IT/Telecoms 15 January 2020

MiddletonMurray looks to buy up recruitment firms in 2020

Apprenticeship training provider and Apprenticeship Levy consultancy MiddletonMurray is hitting the acquisition trail in 2020.

PeopleRetail, Public sector 15 January 2020

Cappfinity partners with Linklaters to streamline recruitment

Strengths-based assessment firm Cappfinity has partnered with law firm Linklaters to launch a customised assessment platform based on Cappfinity’s platform in a bid to streamline their application process.

ContractsLegal, HR 15 January 2020

TSB creates IT jobs in Edinburgh thanks to IBM link-up

Retail and commercial bank TSB is to create 100 IT jobs at a new technology centre in Edinburgh.

Go off grid in 2020 with job opportunity on Great Blasket Island

The Great Blasket Island, off the coast of Kerry in Ireland, has been attracting interest in its job vacancies from across the world.

Start-up of the Month: Able Bridge Recruitment

The founder of accountancy, finance and HR recruiter Able Bridge Recruitment says his new agency will seek to stand out in the market by placing ethics at its core.

Reasons to be cheerful in 2020

Recruitment business owners are looking forward to a better year in 2020 than 2019, according to the latest Recruitment Sector Barometer.

15 January 2020

Social recruiting February 2020

Whether it’s sponsoring youngsters, sleeping rough or backing the right horse, you’ve certainly been busy since the last Recruiter

Lighter Side 15 January 2020

Did you swear off meat for Veganuary?

How has Veganuary affected recruitment in sustainable and ethical roles?

15 January 2020

Don’t pick a fight with small firms over IR35

Recruiters have urged government to resist “picking a needless fight” with small businesses.

15 January 2020

Recruiter rewards non-smoking consultants with extra holidays

A Swindon-based recruiter is looking to create a “happier and healthier” workplace by awarding consultants who don’t smoke at work four additional days holiday.

14 January 2020
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