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The Barton Partnership: Lord Coe on winning, politics and rivalry with Ovett

Lord Sebastian Coe, former Olympic gold medallist and politician, was the star of an evening event hosted last week by recruiter The Barton Partnership at the Freemasons’ Hall in London.

18 September 2019

Recruitment crisis for social care sector, warns Totaljobs

The UK’s social care sector faces a recruitment crisis, according to research from careers site Totaljobs.

Aldi to create thousands of jobs with 100 new stores in two years

Aldi is to create more than 5,000 new jobs over the next two years thanks to planned store openings.

Resist rolling up pay for agency workers, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been urged to resist ‘rolling up’ holiday pay for agency workers, as new research reveals a high number of agency workers that claim they are missing out on holiday pay and pay slips.

Legislation 17 September 2019

FINANCIALS: Staffline posts £7.7m loss despite rise in revenue

Staffline has recorded a loss of £7.7m in the first half of the year amid uncertainty around Brexit and the late publication of its 2018 results.

Clowning around can cushion the pain of redundancy – seriously

Despite clowning as a career plummeting in recent years, those left will be thrilled to know they could earn a bit extra: accompanying workers to redundancy meetings.

Lighter SideHR 17 September 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 SEPTEMBER 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: 24 Seven, Fleet Source, JSA Services, LinkedIn, Pertemps Driver Training, The Sage Group, We Build Recruitment

Webinar advises recruiters to work with clients and contractors around IR35 obligations

Recruiters have been warned to develop a collaborative approach straightaway involving clients and contractors alike to determine IR35 status.

Legislation 16 September 2019

Servo Group expands and creates new jobs in Leeds

Security firm Servo Group is set to create 100 jobs in the coming year in Leeds.

Get paid to drink coffee and write about it

Are you a coffee addict? Then we have the sort of role that you don’t want to be latte in applying for.

APPOINTMENTS: 16-20 SEPTEMBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Advance TRS, Female Executive Search, MyPeople Group, Oceans Group

PeopleEngineering, Executive search 16 September 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 SEPTEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Paiger, TechRank

Oyster Partnership video is on song to attract talent

A London-based property recruiter has hit upon an innovative way of attracting consultants to come and work for them.

Sales, Construction & property 13 September 2019

Recruiters shun the Golden State due to stringent labour laws

Onerous employment laws, combined with a high cost of living in California, is causing an exodus of talent – and making recruiters think twice about expanding to the Golden State.

ONS figures show recruitment contributed to services sector growth

The recruitment sector helped contribute to a 9.3% annual increase in services sector turnover, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics.

FINANCIALS: SThree overall rise in NFI despite decline in UK & Ireland

International STEM staffing business SThree has seen net fee income climb 4% year-on-year, according to a trading update for the period 1 June 2019 to date.

Government launches independent review into loan charge scheme

The government has announced an independent review of the controversial loan charge.

Legislation 12 September 2019

Smart Works links up with the Duchess to help unemployed women find work

A charity has joined forces with royalty to help disadvantaged women get back to work.

12 September 2019

Healthcare recruiters fear for the NHS following Yellowhammer publication

Healthcare recruiters have raised concerns about the NHS losing out on European staff following a no-deal Brexit in the wake of today’s publication of Operation Yellowhammer.

Public sector, Healthcare/Medical 12 September 2019

Club Med launches recruitment drive for winter season

Club Med has launched a recruitment drive for 2,000 English speakers to work at its resorts in the French Alps as part of its winter 2019 recruitment campaign.

Retail, Sales 12 September 2019

International students can apply for work rather than leave the UK

Government proposals enabling international students to stay in the UK after graduation to find a job is great news for recruiters.

UK workers would embark on apprenticeship for career change

Around two-thirds of the UK workforce (62%) harbour hopes to change their career path, according to research by the global job search engine Jobrapido.

Mental health leave requests gives recruiters chance to open conversations with consultants

Recruiters have been urged to use mental health leave requests to open up conversations with consultants about underlying mental health issues.

10 September 2019

Employment figures at odds with hiring confidence among employers

Positive employment data is at odds with low hiring confidence among employers.

10 September 2019

FINANCIALS: Cpl Resources posts rise in profits

Irish workforce solutions group Cpl Resources has seen a 16% increase in net fee income year-on-year, according to results for the year ended 30 June 2019.

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