UK&Ireland

Reaction: Abolition of Swedish derogation will ‘drive up industry standards’

Recruitment industry representatives have largely backed the government’s decision to repeal the Swedish derogation in a year’s time.

11 April 2019

Review contracts before Swedish derogation ends

Recruiters have been urged to review contracts and processes ahead of the abolition of the Swedish derogation model in a year’s time.

11 April 2019

Major stakeholders give back shares in SSQ restructuring

Legal staffing specialist SSQ has added 20 new employee shareholders in an ownership and management overhaul.

11 April 2019

Engineering candidates demand better communication with recruiters, says survey

Engineering recruiters’ top priority should be concentrating effectively with candidates, if new research from global technical recruiter VHR is anything to go by.

5 February 2019

US firm launches recruitment drive in Dublin

US firm Sedgwick is creating 250 jobs in Dublin over the next two years.

5 February 2019

Recruiters require robust social media policies when nabbing consultants throwing sickies

Recruiters must have robust social media policies in place should they use postings to take action against consultants skipping work to go to an interview this National Sickie Day.

4 February 2019

Hermes strikes ‘self-employed plus’ deal with union

The subject of employee status has been thrown back into the spotlight as a German parcel delivery firm has struck an agreement with a union offering UK workers a ‘self-employed plus’ status.

4 February 2019

Zip World seeks instructors – no experience necessary

Adventure destination Zip World has launched a recruitment drive to find 100 instructors across it its three sites in North Wales.

4 February 2019

GLAA issues LMEUs to prevent non-licence holders from supplying workers

Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) investigators have recently introduced labour market powers to prevent five people in Shropshire from supplying workers without a licence.

25 January 2019

Midlands hospitals hold recruitment drives

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is to hold a recruitment day for nurses.

Healthcare/Medical 25 January 2019
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BMW launches manufacturing apprenticeships

More than 40 apprenticeship places are up for grabs across automotive giant BMW Group’s UK manufacturing operations.

10 January 2019

Businesses join with prisons to find ex-offenders work

A further 120 businesses have signed up to working with prisons to help offenders into work on their release.

6 December 2018

Recruiters urged ‘mind your language’ in ads

Recruiters have been urged to exercise caution when using expletives in job adverts or risk falling foul of Advertising Standards Authority rules.

3 December 2018

Resolution Foundation calls for repeal of Swedish derogation

The Resolution Foundation has called on government to repeal the Swedish derogation to stop firms from being able to avoid paying agency workers the same as directly employed staff.

3 December 2018

New Barrhead Travel stores create hundreds of new jobs

Scottish travel agency Barrhead Travel is to create 200 new roles with the opening of up to 25 stores over the next five years.

29 November 2018

Recruiters are urged to review internship programmes

Recruiters have been urged to take a closer look at their internship programmes ahead of a proposed parliamentary bill.

28 November 2018

Insurance jobs created in South-West Ireland

The South-West of Ireland is to benefit to the tune of 60 new insurance jobs.

28 November 2018

Recruitment to the Reds? Could you be Mourinho’s new signing?

Do you fancy being Manchester United’s latest signing?

28 November 2018

AA jobs drive gets roadshow support

The AA is hitting the road to host a series of experiential events aimed at engaging talent to fill more than 700 vacancies.

28 August 2018

Senior agency staff face further delay in sentencing hearing

Senior staff at a national recruitment agency face a further delay to find out if they will be jailed for illegally opting out temporary workers from their workplace pension scheme.

28 August 2018

Engineering jobs boost for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is to be boosted to the tune of almost 50 new roles created by an engineering firm.

Engineering 28 August 2018
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Apprentice winner White holds fire on London expansion

The Apprentice winner James White is putting off plans to expand his agency Right Time Recruitment into London until 2019 in order to focus on bedding in his new recruits.

9 August 2018

Recruiters receive 3.6% pay rise on average

Recruiters benefited from an average pay rise of 3.6% in the last financial year, according to new findings from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

9 August 2018

Matalan announces Liverpool jobs drive

Matalan is bringing 150 new roles to Merseyside.

19 July 2018

TrueBlue’s PeopleScout acquires TMP Worldwide

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has acquired UK recruitment process outsourcing provider TMP Holdings (operating as TMP Worldwide in the UK) through its PeopleScout business.

13 June 2018

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