mySociety launches Mapumental

Civic community website provider mySociety has launched Mapumental, a new online service which creates maps showing precise commuting times to any given postcode, has launched.

Civic community website provider mySociety has launched Mapumental, a new online service which creates maps showing precise commuting times to any given postcode, has launched.

The service shows jobseekers at a glance how long it would take to reach the place of work, opening up new possibilities for users considering making a job application. Owners of recruitment sites can purchase the maps for inclusion into job listings.

The service uses travel-time mapping technology that draws journey data from the National Public Transport Data Repository, and was developed with support from Channel 4. Mapumental’s algorithm calculates journey times from any given point (postcode or latitude and longitude) to every other point in the UK. Journey times are displayed graphically as a heatmap, on a background from OpenStreetMap.

Use of HMRC’s CEST tool by Met Office and CCS criticised by contracting body

ContractorCalculator has raised further concerns over the accuracy of HM Revenue & Customs’ Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool.

Legislation 14 May 2019

Home care service looks to recruit for 100 roles in Scotland

A newly-launched home health service is calling on social care professionals to apply for one of the 100 live-in care roles on offer across Scotland.

14 May 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 13-17 MAY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Ceridian, Challenge TRG Group, Christian Aid, Hayward Hawk, Kingdom Services Group, Phoenix Training Services, Recruitment Entrepreneur, Xpress Solutions

Contracts 14 May 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 13-17 MAY 2019

This week’s launches include: BeatMySalary, Brightwork, Friisberg & Partners International, hackajob, LinkedIn, Odgers Interim, SPE Resourcing, Xpertise Recruitment

New to Market 13 May 2019
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