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Ex-reality TV star recruiters offer Love Island’s Chimonides good advice

Diligence, keeping a level head and the ability to achieve balance are just some of the qualities Love Island’s Joanna Chimonides will require should she choose to return to recruitment.

19 July 2019

Pursuit Marketing consultancy creates jobs in Glasgow

Glasgow-based marketing consultancy Pursuit Marketing is to create 70 new jobs.

Marketing 19 July 2019

Queen advertises for new live-in chef

Do you have excellent culinary skills and want to swap the world of recruitment to move in with the Queen?

Hospitality/Leisure 19 July 2019

Recruiters can steal a march on competitors by being more flexible with their working

Recruiters who successfully introduce flexible working can guard against an exodus of talent making for the door.

Legislation 18 July 2019

Alexander Mann Solutions appoints Modley director of talent and D&I

Global talent acquisition and management solutions provider Alexander Mann Solutions has appointed Paul Modley as director of talent acquisition and diversity & inclusion.

Recruiters back single new body to protect workers’ employment rights

Recruiters have given their backing to government proposals for single labour market enforcement body to improve enforcement of employment rights for workers and businesses.

Concilium Search in management buy-out

International life sciences, industrials, IT and management consulting recruiter Concilium Search has bought out its original investor, Networkers International.

Consultation on single body to improve workers’ rights

The government has announced a consultation on proposals to create a single labour market enforcement body to improve enforcement of employment rights for workers and businesses.

Recruiters need to be aware of sick pay proposals or risk fines

Recruiters have been warned to be alive to government proposals that could see millions of workers receive statutory sick pay (SSP) for the first time or risk being fined.

LegislationHR 17 July 2019

Full Strength campaign calls for reforms to overseas workers regulations

Recruitment organisations are among a coalition of bodies that have joined together in a campaign aimed at the next prime minister to avoid a skills disaster.

UK recruiters still eyeing up overseas M&A opportunities

While mergers & acquisitions activity has maintained momentum in 2019, UK recruiters are increasingly eyeing expansion opportunities overseas.

17 July 2019

Amazon upskills US workers despite risk of leaving for new careers

Amazon has made a $700m (£563m) investment in upskilling its US workforce and is prepared to risk these workers leaving to progress their careers elsewhere.

Morson boosts senior team with Adair and Lynchehaun

Morson Group has bolstered its senior team with two promotions.

Weak growth in employment levels gives new headache for recruiters

Continued low levels of unemployment are causing recruiters to be more creative over how they entice talent to join their organisations.

16 July 2019

FINANCIALS: Hays posts flat profit growth

Recruitment giant Hays has seen flat growth in group net fee income, with a 2% decline in the UK & Ireland year-on-year, according to a trading update for the quarter to 30 June 2019.

Financials 16 July 2019

Recruitment’s last hope on Love Island gets dumped

“Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone etc”… recruitment’s sole representative on this year’s Love Island has left the building.

Netflix seeks extras for new drama series in Scotland

Do you fancy yourself as somewhat of a thespian and have a few days to spare?

Social recruiting August 2019

From chatting with Chelsea stars, coping with challenging conditions or supporting children’s charities, you’ve been busy since the last Recruiter

Lighter Side 15 July 2019

Case highlights religious beliefs can’t ‘top trump’ other protected characteristics

While recruiters have a duty to accommodate workers’ religious beliefs, this does not require them to bow to demands, which may cause them to breach their discrimination responsibilities.

Legislation 15 July 2019

Reed warns of impending recession following jobs fall

The UK is heading for recession, warns James Reed (pictured), chairman of recruitment giant REED.

Stanton House makes appointments at the top

Stanton House has made a number of high-profile appointments.

FINANCIALS: Hydrogen Group expects confident trading

Global specialist recruitment group Hydrogen Group is continuing to trade in line with expectations, according to a trading update for the six months to 30 June 2019.

Financials 15 July 2019

New tool helps Basque HR professionals fill talent shortages

A new tool launched by non-profit organisation Bizkaia Talent aims to help Basque-based employers fill talent shortages, particularly in engineering and software development.

Government to recruit international trade personnel through new scheme

The UK government has launched an international trade training scheme aimed at recruiting future negotiators, policy makers and HM Trade Commissioners.

Public sector 15 July 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 JULY 2019

This week’s appointments include: 3R, Ben Johnson Recruitment, Eden Search & Select, Four Seasons Recruitment, Lorien, NHS Professionals, Pedersen & Partners, Pertemps, Samuel Knight International

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