NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 MARCH 2019

This week’s launches include: Concept Resourcing, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, Remedium Partners, Samuel Knight International, Swanstaff Recruitment, The Carey Group, Volcanic Recruitment

• Specialist technology and field engineering recruiter Concept Resourcing has launched a procurement and supply chain division led by senior manager Jonathan Horrocks.

• Manufacturing and engineering staffing specialist Jonathan Lee Recruitment has rebranded its energy division. The division now focuses on five core areas – electrification, renewable energy, water, power generation and nuclear – covering the entire project lifecycle.

• Newcastle-based recruiter Samuel Knight International is to open a new office in Baghdad led by Iraq country manager Haider Kadhim.

• Healthcare recruiter Remedium Partners has launched a CPD-accredited training course aimed at providing doctors who are new to the NHS with a more in-depth understanding of effective communication.

Following a successful pilot with London North West Healthcare NHS Trust in February, the agency has now extended this offering to other Trusts that are seeking to further support newly recruited overseas doctors.

• Multi-sector recruiter Swanstaff Recruitment has launched a new website. The site focuses on the customer journey, providing jobseekers with a streamlined ‘quick apply’ experience and is accompanied by a new tag line ‘for jobs you’ll love’. It is powered by Volcanic Recruitment’s platform, incorporating a job board, career advice and latest industry news.

• Engineering and construction firm The Carey Group is rolling out a new recruitment platform aimed at eliminating the risk of bias in its internal and external recruitment processes. The Applied platform uses behavioural algorithms to ensure that vacancies at the group are filled by the best talent.

Adecco to bid for role in government job support service

Adecco Group UK and Ireland, through its new joint venture Adecco Working Ventures, is throwing its hat into the ring to bid for a role in the Department of Work and Pensions’ new £40m job support service.

Contracts 16 July 2020

NHS Employers warns social care could collapse without international recruitment

NHS Employers, the employers’ organisation for the NHS in England, warns that the country’s social care system could collapse without recruiting internationally for staff.

16 July 2020
Care Worker

Care sector in recruitment crisis under new immigration changes

Recruitment for care workers in the UK could become even harder under changes to the UK immigration system that were announced yesterday, it is feared. 

Legislation 14 July 2020

Job Centres set to double number of work coaches

News reports over the weekend suggest that the doubling of work coaches at the UK’s Job Centres to help the increasing number of unemployed people into jobs will be announced on Wednesday [8 July].

6 July 2020
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