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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

Tech firm creates jobs in NI

Londonderry company recruiting for marketing roles

Creative/Digital/Media 18 December 2017

Apprenticeships overtake graduate programmes for talent attraction says The FIRM

Apprentice programmes have overtaken graduate programmes as the most popular structured initiative for engaging future talent, according to this year’s annual survey of members of The FIRM (Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers).

16 November 2017

Deliveroo ruling raises more questions over gig economy

While labour law body the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has ruled that riders for online food delivery company Deliveroo are self-employed, questions remain over the status of individuals engaged in work across the gig economy.

Hospitality/Leisure 16 November 2017

Charity to recruit coach for ex-offenders

A charity helping women with criminal convictions find jobs has received funding to employ a full-time recruitment coach.

12 October 2017

EasyJet’s Ryding: 'Female pilot intake to soar higher by 2020'

With five of its nine board members women, low-cost airline and FTSE 100 company easyJet has an enviable record in achieving gender diversity at the top.

19 April 2017

Jobs survey shows skills shortage still a major issue

More than four in 10 employers have increased salaries in an effort to attract candidates, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Social care, Engineering 19 April 2017
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Recruiters welcome snap election in hope of a better Brexit

Recruiters have mostly backed the Prime Minister’s early election call due to the anticipated clearer mandate it will give government to get on with Brexit.

19 April 2017

RTC Group ‘confident’ in trading prospects this year

In a pre-AGM statement, RTC Group has announced it is trading well and is confident this will continue for the financial year.

19 April 2017

Graduates part of 40,000 applying for 532 road sweeper roles in India

More than 2,000 graduates have applied for the position of municipal road sweeper in the Indian city of Chandigarh.

19 April 2017

Trade bodies urge parties fighting snap election to prioritise UK jobs

Recruitment trade bodies have called on political parties fighting June’s snap general election to place the UK’s strong labour market at the forefront of their minds, as well as making their positions clear on worker employment status given two ongoing government investigations into this area.

18 April 2017
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Ex-CTPartners consultant wins dismissal case against troubled DHR Global

A partially sighted former employee of DHR Global’s UK operation has won a case for wrongful dismissal, adding to a list of legal action by former employees against the global executive search firm.

Legal 18 April 2017

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

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