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Relaxation of Right to Work checks welcomed as positive move

The government’s relaxation of Right to Work checks has been hailed as a “welcome dose of common sense”.

HR 31 March 2020

GLAA launches temporary licensing scheme for food sector

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has launched a temporary licensing scheme for the critical food supply sectors.

‘Unprecedented’ demand leads to recruitment drive for pizza firm

A Nottingham-based food manufacturing giant has launched a recruitment drive due to “unprecedented” demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

FINANCIALS: Hudson Global reports solid growth with 50+% rise in revenue

Global talent solutions firm Hudson Global has reported a 53.5% increase in revenue year-on-year buoyed by “solid” growth in Europe and Australia.

GDPR compliance for recruiters still holds true at home

Recruiters will still need to comply with GDPR during the coronavirus pandemic.

Legislation 30 March 2020

APSCo reveals recruiters unclear how to access new CBIL loan

A third of recruiters are uncertain how to access the government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL).

Legislation 30 March 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL

This week’s appointments include: Two Rivers Recruitment

Homeworking specialist Sensée creates 1,000 new roles

Sensée is creating 500 new permanent and 500 new temporary positions in a bid to meet the growing demand from its clients for work-at-home staff.

Consilium Recruit helps Sprint Power Technology create jobs

A Birmingham-based automotive firm is creating 50 new roles.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Caterer.com, Primary Care Recruitment, Social Republic, Strallen

Recruiters adjust to the new home-working norm

Amusing hats, a beard growing challenge and a six-year-old playing a vital role in conference calls are all helping to keep recruiters’ spirits up in lockdown.

Lighter Side 27 March 2020

Business as usual for recruiters except for furloughed employees

Recruiters will be allowed to contact candidates, who are furloughed under the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, according to a leading employment lawyer.

Legislation 27 March 2020

Industry responds to self-employed support package

While welcoming a support package for self-employed people affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, government has been urged to get on with ensuring supported loans are available as soon as possible to solve Britain’s cashflow crisis.

Legislation 27 March 2020

REC JobsOutlook report shows knock-on effects of coronavirus crisis

New data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) collected between 2 March and 20 March shows that the coronavirus crisis hit employers hard in the first part of the UK slowdown to fight the virus.

27 March 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 23-27 MARCH 2020

This week’s appointments include: Camino Partners

People 27 March 2020

McCarthy-Booth remains on board after MBO

Kate McCarthy-Booth isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, following her decision to sell the agency she founded 15 years ago to her management team.

PeopleExecutive search, HR 26 March 2020

Morson introduces coronavirus tracking app for its contractors

Morson Group has developed a contact tracing app to detect coronavirus, which it has now rolled out to its 3,000 contractors across the UK.

Supported living service Eden Futures creates 40 new roles in Midlands

A UK provider of supported living services is creating more than 40 roles as it launches new accommodation places across Nottingham and Stoke-on-Trent over the next few months.

Former SThree chief Elden appointed Amoria Bond chairman

Former SThree CEO Gary Elden has been appointed chairman at Amoria Bond.

Recruiter Awards 2020 rescheduled, shortlist revealed later!

The wait is over – the shortlist for the Recruiter Awards 2020 will be revealed later today.

25 March 2020

FINANCIALS: Staffline reveals mixed fortunes due to pandemic

Staffline is encountering mixed fortunes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Home working could be new normal post-pandemic

Millions of workers are experiencing home working for the very first time due to lockdown, new data from the Office for National Statistics suggests.

25 March 2020

Government urged to get Right to Work checks in place now

The government has been urged to enable Right to Work checks as an alternative to face-to-face checks, as well as providing more support for freelancers and contractors following lockdown.

Public sector 24 March 2020

Recruiters warned not to chuck the redundancy rulebook out

Recruiters have been warned that the rulebook governing redundancies does not go out of the window – even in lockdown.

Legislation 24 March 2020

Surge as jobseekers search for key worker roles

Job searches for key worker roles in the driving, retail and hospitality sectors have surged, according to data from job board CV-Library.

Retail, Social care 24 March 2020
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