This week’s new launches include: Bullhorn, eFinancialCareers, HR GO Recruitment, JobsTrackR

• Cloud computing company Bullhorn is moving its annual international recruitment conference Engage online. Called EngageX, the event will be streamed over two days on 18-19 June at no cost, and will include live and on-demand talks from experts, opportunities for networking, and more.

eFinancialCareers, DHI Group’s financial services careers hub, has launched the eFinancialCareers COVID-19 Resource Centre to advise and enable finance and technology professionals to manage their career, and to provide employers with curated top-notch, industry-specific insights during the ever-changing times of the pandemic.

• Having joined the HR GO Recruitment team in July last year, Red Berry Recruitment has fully rebranded under the national HR GO Recruitment team, helping deliver HR GO Recruitment national contracts for key workers such as those in the NHS, Royal Mail and others.

• Jobs board and career adviser JobsTrackR has extended its help to job hunters during the difficult coronavirus lockdown period, and has launched Job Board Matcher. Job Board Matcher helps candidates to find the best job board for them, based on the inputted search criteria and our global application data. Candidates simply enter the desired industry, location and salary parameters and the Job Board Matcher will match them with the job board that has the most jobs relevant to their search.

SSP rebate rules hit temp agencies unfairly

Temp recruitment agencies are unfairly affected by the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate rules.

Legislation 2 July 2020

Action needed to avert labour market crisis, says report

With unemployment widely expected to rise over the coming months as the government furlough scheme is withdrawn, a new report has called on the government to take a two-pronged approach to avert a labour market crisis.

30 June 2020

Hays Travel plans recruitment drive lift-off

A spike in holiday bookings has sparked a recruitment drive for one travel agency.

30 June 2020

Boost for logistics sector as DPD recruits 6,000 staff

Logistics and delivery firm DPD is recruiting 6,000 new staff, in response to an unprecedented boom in online shopping caused by Covid-19.

26 June 2020