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‘Anti-naughty boy’ proposal in Finance Bill to ensure contractors are paid fairly

A proposed “anti-naughty boy” clause is in the works by IR35 specialist and campaigner Dave Chaplin to reform the Finance Bill.

22 April 2021

BIE Executive transforms offering with Wilson as MD

Executive search firm BIE Executive has announced the appointment of James Wilson as managing director.

Executive search 22 April 2021

Cheers! Here comes the best job in the world – probably

If you could visit all your local pubs, test them out and say which ones are the best – AND get paid for it – you would probably say we were winding you up.

Hospitality/Leisure 22 April 2021

Recruiters in demand as firms rush to hire

Recruiters are in high demand by UK recruitment businesses, perhaps at a 20-plus year high, a leading rec-to-rec practitioner has told a webinar audience.

Rec-to-rec 20 April 2021

Sole directors hit by debt as still banned from financial schemes

As the UK’s ‘race to open up’ begins, limited company directors are still excluded from benefitting from self-employment support schemes.

Legislation 20 April 2021

Salway steps away from nGAGE to join Jump Advisory Group

Heather Salway, FCIPD FREC is leaving her role as group HR director at specialist recruitment group nGAGE to join Jump Advisory Group.

BHI aims to develop a modern, agile labour market

An organisation promising to “bring a revolution in the way the UK hires staff across the labour market” launched last week.

New to MarketIT/Telecoms 19 April 2021

Homeworking offers mixed rewards says ONS report

A new report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released today paints a mixed picture of working at home in terms of pay, rewards, promotion opportunities and hours worked.

19 April 2021

Gi Group opens Birmingham branch to help Midlands expansion

Specialist recruiter Gi Group UK has opened a flagship branch in Birmingham to spearhead its Midlands operations as it continues to expand its presence, the company has announced.

Amend off-payroll reforms says Parliamentary group

A Parliamentary inquiry on how contracting and freelance working should operate in the UK has called for the off-payroll rules that came into effect on 6 April to be amended.

Legislation 9 April 2021

Roadmap out of lockdown lifts hiring activity in March, says Report on Jobs

The easing of lockdown measures in the UK have triggered a marked improvement in recruitment activity in March.

9 April 2021

MCG Group appoints Bull as MD in MCG Construction

The MCG Group has appointed the former CEO of Randstad UK, Middle East & Ireland as managing director of the group’s construction arm, MCG Construction.

New dawn or stormy seas for new IR35 off-payroll working rules?

The controversial IR35 self-employed taxation rules being rolled out today are undermining the sector at the “worst possible time”.

Rubicon crosses over to employee ownership and new name change

Dorset’s Rubicon Recruitment Group has become employee-owned, giving its 30 employees (pictured) ownership of 100% of the business through an Employee Ownership Trust.

Contracts 6 April 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 6-9 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Candidate.ID, IEG, Realm Recruit, Red Ventures, SR Group

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-9 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: First Advantage, Phenom, Nine Twenty

ContractsIT/Telecoms, HR 6 April 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 6-9 APRIL 2021

This week’s new launches include: Capital Outsourcing Group (Food), Cielo TalentCloud, Lorien, Thrive Education, TrueProfile.io

Readers respond to reports on IR35 reforms on recruiter.co.uk

Reports on recruiter.co.uk over the past week on the upcoming implementation of IR35 reforms in the private sector have received significant response from readers.

Recruiters, time to recognise your work and celebrate your day!

Recruiters – your special day is next week! How will you celebrate International Recruiters Day on Thursday, 8 April?

1 April 2021

HMRC report finds most education institutions aren’t prepared for IR35 reforms

More than three-quarters of education sites do not feel prepared for the off-payroll reforms taking effect on 6 April.

FINANCIALS: Gattaca reveals Covid impact in interim report

STEM and contract recruiter Gattaca has today reported continuing net fee income of £21.1m in its interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2021 in the face of “encouraging signs of recovery” from the global pandemic slowdown of recruitment activity.

HMRC defends interviewee numbers in research into IR35 changes

HM Revenue & Customs has defended research published last week into the impact of Off Payroll Working Rules on recruitment agencies as “robust”.

Legislation 29 March 2021

Harvey Nash appoints Browning as chairman

Harvey Nash Group has appointed Gary Browning to the role of chairman of the board.

EdTech specialist Multiverse launches data degree-level apprenticeships

Multiverse, an EdTech start-up offering an alternative to university and corporate training through apprenticeships, has launched a degree-level apprenticeship in partnership with New College of the Humanities (NCH).

APPOINTMENTS: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, GHD, Oakleaf Partnership, Service Care Solutions

PeopleSales, Social care 29 March 2021
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