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X Factor Burgess is part-time recruiter to pursue singing dream

X Factor contestant Georgia Burgess has returned to recruitment part time as she continues to make strides in her music career.

19 October 2018

Amazon looks to create 1,000 new hi-tech jobs in the UK

Amazon is to create 1,000 new ‘Silicon Valley’ type jobs across the UK.

Retail, IT/Telecoms 19 October 2018

€500k investment in firm creates technology jobs in Ireland

Irish firm EMR is on a recruitment drive following a €500k (£439k) investment in the firm.

Lampooned video salutary reminder to check how people might perceive it

Recruiters have been urged to think about how their culture and values may be perceived when promoting their agency on video.

18 October 2018

Three arrested for modern slavery offences in South Wales

On #AntiSlaveryDay, the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has released news of more labour exploitation.

Legislation 18 October 2018

St Andrew’s Healthcare recruits in Best of Both Worlds campaign

UK mental health charity St Andrew’s Healthcare is to host a recruitment day early next month.

Public sector, Social care 18 October 2018

Recruiters back AAT’s recommendations for late payment legislation

Recruiters have voiced their support for proposals designed to end the practice of late payment, which they say continues to be a persistent problem in the industry.

Legislation 17 October 2018

Hungry Horse seeks pub-licist to check out the local boozer

If you like nothing better than having a few drinks down the pub, then we have the perfect job for you.

Engineering firm Camlin creates jobs in Lisburn

Northern Ireland is to be boosted by the creation of around 300 new jobs.

Grant Thornton looks for consultancy experts in Belfast

Professional services firm Grant Thornton is creating 48 new roles in Belfast.

Treatment site offers 800 jobs in West Yorkshire pipeline

West Yorkshire could benefit from the creation of 800 new jobs in the region.

Career in recruitment gives arrested man second chance

A man caught by police in possession of cannabis with intent to supply has rebuilt his life by becoming a recruiter.

Call for more apprentices from disadvantaged backgrounds

Parliament’s Education Committee has called for a redoubling of efforts to recruit apprentices from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them climb the “ladder of opportunity”.

Family gang jailed and man arrested for modern slavery offences

A family-based gang of people traffickers has been jailed and in a separate incident a man has been arrested for modern slavery offences.

Recruitment’s Georgia Burgess falls at final X Factor hurdle

Recruitment’s representative on the The X Factor has fallen at the final hurdle ahead of the live finals of the singing competition.

People 8 October 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 8-12 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: Adecco, BWD, Capita, Eames Consulting Group, Euro London Appointments, Monster, Next Ventures, Oyster Partnership, Simply Jobs Boards, Staffline, TeamJobs, Westray Recruitment

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adepto, Capita, McGinley CEP, Orion Electrotech, Signium, SmartRecruiters, Suits Me, TechnoPro Holdings, totaljobs

NEW TO THE MARKET: 8-12 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Berry Recruitment, Bluestones Staffing, Odgers Berndtson, Search Consultancy, Shred-it, Three78.com

Recruiters must ensure agency staff don’t let employers steal their tips

Recruiters have a vital role to play in raising awareness among agency workers in Britain’s bars, restaurants and cafés about the government’s commitment to ensure their tips are their own.

Decline in candidates as recruiters report continued problems finding staff

The UK is experiencing a steep drop in candidate availability, according to the latest ‘Report on Jobs’ from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Retail, Social care 5 October 2018

Gi Group acquires Grafton Recruitment Europe

International HR services provider Gi Group has acquired Grafton Recruitment Europe in a move that Gi Group says will strengthen its position in the provision of search and selection across Central Europe.

Contracts 5 October 2018

Northampton General Hospital holds open day for nurses

Northampton General Hospital is holding an open day to showcase career and training opportunities for nurses following the opening of a new £19m emergency assessment unit.

Men’s heightened Brexit risk in industrial occupations

Men working in process, plant and machinery operative occupations are likely to be the group hit hardest in the UK labour market as a result of new trade barriers following Brexit.

Got what it takes to shoot to the stars? Tim Peake tests you out

Recruiters are used to putting candidates through hoops, but how many of you would be prepared to put yourself through the tests endured by Britain’s first astronaut Commander Tim Peake?

Lighter Side 5 October 2018

Recruiters urge government to get tough with late payers

Recruiters have urged government to introduce a prompt payment ombudsman, as well take a “common sense” approach to end the scourge of late payment.

Legislation 4 October 2018

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