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Calculate agency workers’ holiday correctly, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been urged to ensure they calculate agency workers’ holiday pay properly.

22 July 2019

Recruiters claim clients unaware of off-payroll rules in private sector

Less than half of recruiters think their clients are aware that off-payroll rules are set to be extended into the private sector from next April.

22 July 2019

RSG company Sanderson acquires Sopra Steria’s UK division

Resource Solutions Group company Sanderson Recruitment has acquired the UK recruitment division of IT recruiter Sopra Steria.

IT/Telecoms 22 July 2019

FINANCIALS: ManpowerGroup reveals revenue fall

Recruitment giant ManpowerGroup has seen revenues drop 5% year-on-year, according to results for the three months to 30 June 2019.

FINANCIALS: SThree sees rise in revenue and profit

International STEM staffing business SThree has seen net fee income climb 10% year-on-year, according to interim results for the half year to 31 May 2019.

APPOINTMENTS: 22-26 JULY 2019

This week’s appointments include: Brightwork, Eames Consulting Group, Staffline Scotland

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 22-26 JULY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Frontline Recruitment, Hays Education

Ex-reality TV star recruiters offer Love Island’s Chimonides good advice

Diligence, keeping a level head and the ability to achieve balance are just some of the qualities Love Island’s Joanna Chimonides will require should she choose to return to recruitment.

Lighter Side 19 July 2019

Pursuit Marketing consultancy creates jobs in Glasgow

Glasgow-based marketing consultancy Pursuit Marketing is to create 70 new jobs.

Marketing 19 July 2019

Case highlights religious beliefs can’t ‘top trump’ other protected characteristics

While recruiters have a duty to accommodate workers’ religious beliefs, this does not require them to bow to demands, which may cause them to breach their discrimination responsibilities.

Legislation 15 July 2019

Reed warns of impending recession following jobs fall

The UK is heading for recession, warns James Reed (pictured), chairman of recruitment giant REED.

Stanton House makes appointments at the top

Stanton House has made a number of high-profile appointments.

FINANCIALS: Hydrogen Group expects confident trading

Global specialist recruitment group Hydrogen Group is continuing to trade in line with expectations, according to a trading update for the six months to 30 June 2019.

Financials 15 July 2019

New tool helps Basque HR professionals fill talent shortages

A new tool launched by non-profit organisation Bizkaia Talent aims to help Basque-based employers fill talent shortages, particularly in engineering and software development.

Government to recruit international trade personnel through new scheme

The UK government has launched an international trade training scheme aimed at recruiting future negotiators, policy makers and HM Trade Commissioners.

Public sector 15 July 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 JULY 2019

This week’s appointments include: 3R, Ben Johnson Recruitment, Eden Search & Select, Four Seasons Recruitment, Lorien, NHS Professionals, Pedersen & Partners, Pertemps, Samuel Knight International

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 JULY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adepto, CV-Library, HireXtra, Morgan Hunt, Job Sender, Recruitive Software, SaaS Holdings, SCP Aberdeen, Search Consultancy, WhiteHat

NEW TO THE MARKET: 15-19 JULY 2019

This week’s launches include: Eight Legal, Frank Recruitment Group, Grant Thornton UK, Hogan Assessments

CanLead forges ahead on blockchain

Referral platform aims to disrupt recruitment

15 July 2019

Start-up of the Month: Elite Talent Resourcing

Kelly De-Lara, who has about 15 years’ experience in recruitment, has set up multi-sector recruiter Elite Talent Resourcing.

Soft skills missing in many in-house teams

Soft skills are critically important for in-house recruitment teams, but often severely lacking!

15 July 2019

Hays scores all round with Man City sponsorship

Hays' sponsorship deal with the Premier League club has made an impact.

Marketing 15 July 2019

Improve service offer to set barometer fair

The latest Recruitment Sector Barometer reveal the challenges recruiters are facing.

15 July 2019

Countdown to IR35 legislation in the private sector begins

The countdown to the extension of controversial rules extending off-payroll rules into the private sector has begun in earnest following government’s publication of draft legislation yesterday.

Legislation 12 July 2019

Award gave ‘Most Inspiring Newcomer’ winner such confidence & credibility

There is no better feeling than being able to introduce yourself to candidates and clients alike as an award-winning consultant.

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