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Is work being affected by the Game of Thrones finale?

Winter may well be coming (click here if you’re confused) but recruiters don’t appear to be making any special preparations for it ahead of this weekend’s Game of Thrones finale.

17 May 2019

Concilium Search gets funding from Lloyds Bank to expand internationally

Life sciences recruitment firm Concilium Search has secured a seven-figure funding package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to expand its international footprint and help double turnover over the next year.

FINANCIALS: Staffline claims Brexit is affecting temp to perm transfers

Recruitment and training group Staffline claims Brexit uncertainty is affecting demand for temporary workers.

Recruiting assistant role one of fastest-growing jobs in UK

Recruiting assistant features among the fastest growing jobs in Britain as ranked by Indeed.

17 May 2019

Candidates want to use more live chat, finds research

Candidates overwhelmingly want to have a live chat with a recruiter before applying for a role, research has found.

16 May 2019

Two charged with gangmaster offences in Liverpool

Two men have been charged with gangmaster offences in the Merseyside area following an investigation by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).

Legislation 16 May 2019

Parents advertise for tutor to teach the Dark Arts of science to their son

Do you want to give up recruitment for teaching science dressed up as Professor Snape from the Harry Potter books?

Veterinary services CVS Group creates jobs in Scotland

A Scotland-based veterinary services provider is creating 110 jobs in Livingston.

Apprentice separates itself from other reality TV shows, says winner Martin

The Apprentice separates itself out from the run-of-the-mill reality TV shows as it seeks people with the business credibility and not just the entertainment factor.

Rudd announces softening of ‘counter-productive’ benefits sanctions

Financial sanctions against people who fail to attend job interviews or show that they are actively looking for work will be limited to six months, Amber Rudd, secretary of state for Work & Pensions, has announced.

FINANCIALS: 51job posts rise in revenues

51job, a provider of integrated human resource services in China, has seen revenues rise 12.4%, according to unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2019 ended 31 March, 2019.

FINANCIALS: Hudson Global sees profits fall in ‘transition’ year

Global talent solutions company Hudson Global has seen gross profit fall 2.5% in constant currency year-on-year, according to results for the quarter to 31 March 2019.

Who were the winners in this year's Recruiter Awards?

Last night’s Recruiter Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in the heart of London’s Mayfair, saw winners pick up awards in 31 different categories.

9 May 2019

Recruitment industry gathers for the 2019 Recruiter Awards tonight

Tonight is the night that the crème de la crème of the recruitment world take a bow at the 2019 Recruiter Awards.

9 May 2019

Arguments rage in war of words surrounding HS2 contractors and IR35

HM Revenue & Customs has once again defended its Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool following concerns raised over its accuracy.

Recruiters find temp billings on the rise says Report on Jobs

Recruiters are seeing a rise in temp billings, despite uncertainty around Brexit, according to the latest KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’.

Retail, Engineering 9 May 2019

HW Global acquires digital recruiter Zebra People

HW Global Talent Partner has today announced that it has taken a controlling interest in digital recruitment agency Zebra People.

Man stopped from providing workers to food processing factory

A man has been prevented from supplying workers without a licence following investigations by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) in Devon.

Staffing 360 appoint Harper and Conroy to lead businesses

Rob Harper is returning to manage Staffing 360 Solutions’ brand CBSbutler after almost four years away.

BrightHR launches £1m recruitment drive for international expansion

Manchester-based HR software firm BrightHR has launched a £1m recruitment drive to help meet international demand for its product.

Joint project offers unemployed lift into logistics jobs

Pallet distribution network The Fortec Distribution Network has joined forces with manpower and logistics solutions provider The Challenge Group to offer unemployed people work as forklift truck drivers.

East Midlands hospitals hold recruitment open days

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KGH) and hospitals in Leicester are holding recruitment open days in May.

Control the narrative against reputational damage rather than take legal action

Recruiters have been urged to tread carefully when responding to people they suspect are deliberately trying to destroy their reputation.

7 May 2019

Fish producer heralds new dawn for work placements

One of the UK’s largest producers of fish and seafood has taken on all of the young people supplied to it in the past year by a work-placement charity.

FINANCIALS: Adecco posts slight rise in profits

Recruitment giant Adecco has posted a marginal increase in gross profits, according to Q1 2019 results.

Financials 7 May 2019

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