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X Factor Burgess is part-time recruiter to pursue singing dream

X Factor contestant Georgia Burgess has returned to recruitment part time as she continues to make strides in her music career.

19 October 2018

Amazon looks to create 1,000 new hi-tech jobs in the UK

Amazon is to create 1,000 new ‘Silicon Valley’ type jobs across the UK.

Retail, IT/Telecoms 19 October 2018

€500k investment in firm creates technology jobs in Ireland

Irish firm EMR is on a recruitment drive following a €500k (£439k) investment in the firm.

Lampooned video salutary reminder to check how people might perceive it

Recruiters have been urged to think about how their culture and values may be perceived when promoting their agency on video.

18 October 2018

Three arrested for modern slavery offences in South Wales

On #AntiSlaveryDay, the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has released news of more labour exploitation.

Legislation 18 October 2018

St Andrew’s Healthcare recruits in Best of Both Worlds campaign

UK mental health charity St Andrew’s Healthcare is to host a recruitment day early next month.

Public sector, Social care 18 October 2018

Recruiters back AAT’s recommendations for late payment legislation

Recruiters have voiced their support for proposals designed to end the practice of late payment, which they say continues to be a persistent problem in the industry.

Legislation 17 October 2018

Hungry Horse seeks pub-licist to check out the local boozer

If you like nothing better than having a few drinks down the pub, then we have the perfect job for you.

Engineering firm Camlin creates jobs in Lisburn

Northern Ireland is to be boosted by the creation of around 300 new jobs.

London recruiter hits back at video backlash showing jet-set Ibiza incentive

A London-based recruitment agency has hit back at criticism levelled against its video depicting a summer incentive in which six of its top performers benefited from an all-expenses paid trip on a private jet to Ibiza.

Executive search 16 October 2018

CEST assessment rejected by judge

A contractor has successfully proved at an employment tribunal that IR35 was wrongly applied in his case.

LegislationPublic sector 16 October 2018

Employment and wages up again but progress is slowing

Wages are on the increase amid near record rates of employment, according to official figures.

16 October 2018

Workers needed for wind turbine expansion on Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight stands to benefit from the creation of “hundreds” of new green energy jobs.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 16 October 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Affinity Workforce, Applied, ClearStar, CRG, Job.com, LA International, Resource Solutions, SmartRecruiters, Workday

Recruiters urged to review sexual harassment policies to protect workers

Recruiters have been urged to review their sexual harassment policies in light of government plans to ban firms from using non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to stop victims of sexual harassment going to the police.

LegislationLegal, HR 15 October 2018

Vargo Recruitment helps amber energy find new COO

Energy management consultancy amber energy is seeking to fill more than 30 new roles, including that of chief operating officer.

Goldman Sachs creates new jobs with online bank in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is to benefit to the tune of 250 new banking jobs.

Stray cat search to find feline friend in Russia is over

A Russian town’s job search for a ‘cat chief’ is over.

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: Frontline, Heidrick & Struggles, HireRight, Samuel Knight International, SmashFly Technologies, Wild Berry Associates

NEW TO THE MARKET: 15-19 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Austin Fraser, Goodman Masson, Investigo, ProJobShare, S2 Recruitment, Stanford Search, Westray Recruitment Consultants

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Social recruiting November 2018

From pounding up and down piers to bringing early Christmas cheers, you’ve been busy as usual outside of recruitment…

Lighter Side 12 October 2018

Report suggests private sector off-payroll battle is over

The battle to stop off-payroll rules being extended into the private sector appears to be lost, according to reports.

LegislationPublic sector 12 October 2018

Recruitment employee set to receive £1m after MD’s punch leaves him brain damaged

A sales manager at a Northampton-based recruitment agency is set to receive £1m after he was punched in the face by his boss, leaving him seriously brain damaged.

PeopleTransport & logistics 12 October 2018

Second man arrested in GLAA Barnsley car wash raid

A second man has been arrested in connection with raids by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) at two hand car washes in the Barnsley area last week.

LinkedIn launches new tools and upgrades products

LinkedIn announced new products and features at its annual Talent Connect Conference in the US this week.

New to MarketHR 12 October 2018

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