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Recruitment industry’s Burgess looks to leap into the limelight on X Factor

If recruitment’s new great hope on the X Factor applies the same work ethic to her singing career as she has done at her recruitment agency day job, then she’s destined for success.

21 September 2018

GLAA introduces new licensing standards from October

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) is to introduce new licensing standards to better protect vulnerable and exploited workers at the start of next month.

Agriculture 21 September 2018

Leicester races ahead with jobs for new go-karting track

A new indoor go-karting track is to open in Leicester in November, creating 30 new jobs.

The REC reports back from the Lib Dem conference

The REC will be on the ground at all the major party conferences, but first up is the Liberal Democrats in Brighton.

Recruitment comes near the bottom in fitness survey

Recruiters have been urged to get active to prevent putting on the “recruitment stone”, as new research shows the sector pales into comparison with other fitter sectors.

20 September 2018

FINANCIALS: Parity posts slight increase in revenue

Parity Group has posted a marginal increase in year-on-year revenue, according to unaudited interim results for the six months to 30 June 2018.

Financials 20 September 2018

Best of Both Worlds puts on open days to attract nurses to Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire’s Best of Both Worlds recruitment campaign is stepping up a gear to attract healthcare professionals this autumn.

Public sector, Social care 20 September 2018

Migration recommendations offer ‘mixed’ bag for recruiters

The latest Brexit migration recommendations represent a “mixed” bag for recruiters – making it easier to place skilled candidates but also resulting in rising costs for their clients.

Gattaca appoints successor to Wilkinson

Staffing solutions firm Gattaca has appointed a successor to Brian Wilkinson.

People 19 September 2018

Employer confidence in UK economy shows further decline

Employer confidence in the UK economy has declined further in the past month, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s latest JobsOutlook report.

Social care, Transport & logistics 19 September 2018

FINANCIALS: Adecco posts rise in revenues but slower growth

Adecco Group has seen a marginal increase in revenues in the first two months of Q3 2018.

Financials 19 September 2018

Social recruiting October 2018

From putting on fundraising events to having a hi-vis approach to charities, you’ve been busy as usual since the last Recruiter

Lighter Side 19 September 2018

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How to make your site stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Marketing, IT/Telecoms 19 September 2018

Start-up of the Month: Detail

Liam Paddison (above) and silent partner Steven Rawlingson have launched Newcastle-based agency Detail – a recruitment business that is aiming to kill the CV.

New to MarketIT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2018

Client demand for marketing expertise leads to new offering

CMOconsultancy has been launched to fill the demand for a specialist marketing officer resource.

A great gig for employers and workers

An audience at a breakfast briefing in London heard differing views on the necessity for gig workers in the hospitality industry.

Hospitality/Leisure 19 September 2018

Recruiters inundated by ‘casual candidates’

The rise of the ‘casual candidate’ is turning recruitment on its head so that a good outcome is getting candidates not to apply.

HR 19 September 2018

Apprentice winner Martin and Lord Sugar’s HRS sets sights on European base

2012 Apprentice winner Ricky Martin has revealed to Recruiter which countries he has set his sights on for international expansion of his science industry staffing business Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS).

PeopleLife sciences 18 September 2018

FINANCIALS: Kellan Group considers delisting from AIM

Multi-sector recruiter Kellan Group is considering delisting the trading of its shares from the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) stock exchange.

FINANCIALS: Hydrogen sees strong trading performance

Specialist professional recruiter Hydrogen Group has seen net fee income increase 57% year-on-year, according to unaudited results for the half year to 30 June 2018.

FinancialsInterim recruitment 18 September 2018

Lidl’s Leeds site to create 500 jobs

Retailer Lidl has announced plans to create 500 jobs at a new warehouse near Leeds.

Retail, Transport & logistics 18 September 2018

Bombay Sapphire finds a new recruit for its role of global ambassador

We have to break it to you that gin brand Bombay Sapphire’s search for a global ambassador is over.

Recruitment director jailed for spending VAT payments on luxury homes

A recruitment agency director, found to have stolen more than £470k in VAT payments and spending it on houses and a luxury holiday home, has been jailed for 27 months.

People 17 September 2018

Candidates’ past online comments can cause problems for recruiters in the future

Recruiters have been urged to be alive to the risks connected to the vetting of candidates on behalf of clients, in cases where a candidate’s controversial social media posts subsequently come to light.

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