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No-deal Brexit? Don’t treat EU candidates differently

Recruiters should not immediately treat EU candidates differently, even in the wake of a no-deal Brexit, or they could risk falling foul of discrimination rules.

25 March 2019

Teenager helps to find homeless man a job

A homeless man has found a job, thanks to a teenager who saw his note posted next to a bus stop.

25 March 2019

Recruiter’s Charity of the Year: ASTRiiD gets the vote for the second year in a row

The voting is over and the polls have now closed, so Recruiter can now reveal our Charity of the Year.

Charity & not-for-profit 25 March 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 25-29 MARCH 2019

This week’s appointments include: GatenbySanderson

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 MARCH 2019

This week’s launches include: Remedium Partners

China remains full of Eastern promise for recruiters

Despite warnings by the head of the ruling Communist party of flagging economic growth, fears of an escalating trade war with the US and of a credit bubble, recruiters in China say that the market in the world’s second largest economy remains strong.

Northern Powerhouse lives up to its name for tech talent

The North of England is on track to become home to 363,000 tech workers, according to a report by CWJobs.

Don’t be hampered by taste – here’s the incentive your staff need

If you value your staff and want to prove it, how about a specially tailored, luxury recruiter hamper?

Lighter Side 22 March 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 18-22 MARCH 2018

This week’s launches include: Beamery

New to Market 22 March 2019

Calco staff trial canine Cockerpoo consultant

A Croydon-based recruiter is deliberating over whether to make a junior canine consultant permanent following a successful trial day.

Companies get knuckles wrapped over lack of gender diversity on boards

Investment manager trade body The Investment Association and the Hampton-Alexander Review have written to 69 of the UK’s top companies expressing concerns about the lack of gender diversity on their company boards.

15 March 2019

GLAA arrests Romanian man for worker exploitation

Officers from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) have arrested a Romanian man on suspicion of modern slavery and human trafficking offences.

Profit

FINANCIALS: Contract gross profit gives SThree ‘encouraging’ start to year

International STEM staffing business SThree has made an “encouraging” start to the year, with gross profit up 9% year-on-year.

Financials 15 March 2019

Spring Statement: Recruiters’ views on late payments, Apprenticeship Levy, contractors

Recruiters have welcomed government action on late payments requiring company’s audit committees to review payment practices and report on them in their annual accounts.

FINANCIALS: Capita sees decline in revenue

Business outsourcing provider Capita has seen revenue decline 7% year-on-year, according to its 2018 results.

FINANCIALS: Impellam sees increase in revenue but slight profit fall

Impellam Group has posted a 5.7% increase in revenue year-on-year, according to unaudited results for the 53-week period to 4 January 2019.

Recruiters frustrated by yet more Brexit uncertainty

Recruiters have been left reeling by the uncertainty following last night’s events in Parliament, which saw MPs reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a second time.

GLAA rescue modern slavery worker in Bradford

A Polish man believed to have been trafficked to the UK and exploited has been rescued by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) in Bradford.

FINANCIALS: Empresaria reveals rise in revenue

International specialist staffing group Empresaria has seen revenue climb 5% year-on-year, according to results for 2018.

Financials 13 March 2019

Staffline reveals results of investigation into payroll practices

Staffline shares resumed trading on AIM this morning as the recruitment and training group revealed the result of its investigation into concerns raised relating to invoicing and payroll practices within its recruitment division.

Recruiters urged to put anti-abuse policies in place to protect workers

Recruiters have been urged to have robust policies in place to effectively deal with confrontational candidates.

12 March 2019

100 Maze Masters hired for West End attraction

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience London has hired 100 new Maze Masters for its venture in London’s West End.
 

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 MARCH 2019

This week’s appointments include: FDM Group, Fircroft, Macildowie, Mercer Mettl, Pure Search, Qdos, Red Eagle, Samuel Knight

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Rather go blind: New platform aims to reduce bias

Different technologies combine to help recruiters find better talent.

11 March 2019
Changing Faces

Recruiter's Charity Of The Year: Changing Faces campaigns for your vote

Changing Faces is the next of this year’s shortlisted charities to stake its claim to be Recruiter’s Charity of the Year 2019.

11 March 2019

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