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James White

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

Staff demand reaches six-month high in both temp and perm roles

May saw steep increases in both permanent and temp billings, according to the latest Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation Report on Jobs.

8 June 2018

RECRUITMENT STILL HOT WITH INVESTORS

The recruitment sector remains attractive to investors despite looming political and economic challenges thrown up by Brexit, according to accountants and business advisers BDO’s 2018 Recruitment Sector Insights report.

19 February 2018

RECRUITERS WARNED OVER FAMILY PLANNING QUESTIONS

Recruiters who suspect their clients are asking female candidates potentially unlawful questions about their plans to have children risk sharing the stand at an employment tribunal unless they take action

19 February 2018

MEDICAL FIRMS BRINGS 75 JOBS TO IRELAND

The Republic of Ireland is to benefit to the tune of 75 new jobs thanks to a medical diagnostics company expansion in Galway.

Commercial & office support, HR 19 February 2018

US GRI acquires managed services provider de Poel

Managed services provider de Poel has been acquired by Geometric Results Inc (GRI), a subsidiary of Detroit-headquartered global business process outsourcing company MSX International.

8 January 2018

Calls for clarity and Taylor review 'to force tax rethink’, says PRISM

Government will have no choice but to remodel legal and tax frameworks for UK workers once Matthew Taylor completes his Review into Modern Employment due to “widespread” dissatisfaction with the government’s current approach to employment legislation, PRISM has predicted.

Legal 18 April 2017

Bahrain housemaid agency under investigation in ‘win a domestic worker’ ad

Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) in Bahrain has suspended a recruitment agency for placing an online advert offering the chance to ‘win a domestic worker’.

Legal 18 April 2017

Institute of Recruiters seeks chartered status with name change

The Institute of Recruiters has set its sights on achieving chartered status as it rebrands to the British Institute of Recruiters.

18 April 2017

Kelly Services chief to step down after 20 years

Carl Camden is to leave as president and CEO of Kelly Services after more than two decades with the global recruitment firm.

18 April 2017

Applicants hope to come up Trumps with new Paddy Power role

Paddy Power has received hundreds of applications from all over the world, including Washington D

11 April 2017

Income boost for Robert Walters fuelled by North American growth

Robert Walters deliver a 33% increase in group net fee income (NFI) in the first quarter of the year.

Search is on… for a nurse to work on one of Scotland’s remotest islands

Healthcare recruiters may be of use in finding a new nurse for a remote island near Shetland.

Healthcare/Medical 11 April 2017
HMRC

HMRC dismisses claims IR35 tool facilitates tax avoidance

HM Revenue & Customs has hit back over “completely incorrect” claims its new IR35 status tool could be facilitating tax avoidance.

10 April 2017

Golden Wonder to create 60 jobs

Golden Wonder is creating 60 jobs at its factory in Scunthorpe.

Industrial/Manufacturing 10 April 2017

SAFERjobs launches anti-fraud framework

Non-profit organisation SAFERjobs has launched a framework for recruiters aimed at preventing jobseekers being subject to attempted fraud.

10 April 2017

Hire a digital marketing expert to thrive, says Savage

Hiring a digital marketing expert will make the difference for recruiters seeking to thrive rather than merely survive, as technology proves an ever more disrupting influence on the recruitment sector.

IT/Telecoms 7 April 2017

REC Report on Jobs: Perm placements increase but at weaker pace in March

Permanent placements continued to increase in March though at a slightly weaker pace than the previous month, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

7 April 2017
Gig economy

Inquiry into gig economy contracts good for recruiters

Gig economy contracts coming under ever greater scrutiny is good news for contingent recruitment agencies, an employment lawyer has claimed.

Retail, Legal 6 April 2017

Recruiter takes a punt with Perfect Candidate

Bristol recruiter ISL Recruitment is entering a horse in this weekend’s Grand National.

6 April 2017

General Dynamics defence contract to create 125 jobs

A £330m defence contract awarded Caerphilly county-based General Dynamics is to create 125 new jobs.

IT/Telecoms 6 April 2017
HMRC

Extra caution of tax avoidance schemes urged as new IR35 rules take effect

Recruiters and contractors have been warned to be ultra wary of tax avoidance schemes coming onto the market in light of new IR35 rules coming into force today. 

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