Apprentices/Grads/School leavers

Apprentices are new life-blood of IT industry, says Code Nation CEO

Apprenticeships are “the game changer” for the UK’s skills-starved IT technology sector.

Technology 17 April 2019

KPMG creates 400 jobs in Glasgow with new hub

Around 400 new jobs are coming to Glasgow thanks to professional services firm KPMG’s expansion in the city.

In-house recruitment 9 April 2019

Amberjack secures £17m+ investment for MBO

Amberjack, a specialist in designing and delivering early careers and large-scale recruitment programmes for blue-chip organisations, has secured a £17.6m investment from mid-market private equity investor LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 1-5 APRIL

This week’s contracts and deals include: CRG Medical Services, Ferris Slater, New Street Group, Nixon Williams, Oberon Solutions, Remit Group, Wickland Westcott

Europa Worldwide targets school leavers to be future leaders

Independent freight forwarder Europa Worldwide Group has launched a recruitment drive for school leavers.

In-house recruitment 28 March 2019

HMRC investigations into Apprenticeship Levy fees double

The number of investigations launched by HM Revenue & Customs into the underpayment of the Apprenticeship Levy has more than doubled in a year.

Legislation/Regulation 26 March 2019

HushHush.com offers an apprenticeship but not as we know it

Put aside your outdated images of low-paid apprentices. Cast out of your mind once and for all the idea of apprentices as cheap labour to be exploited by cynical employers.

In-house recruitment 21 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.

Legislation/Regulation 14 March 2019

Big talking point: Resourcing the right way

The Good Recruitment Campaign is one of the most important campaigns the REC has ever run. Recruitment Matters explains why recruiters should be a part of it

2018 turnover up 6.8%

The latest real-time information from the RIB Index shows that, having achieved a year-on-year average (YoY) monthly increase in turnover of 9.7% across 2017, the median RIB recruiter averaged a 6.8% increase across January-December 2018.

National Apprenticeship Week highlights firms embracing apprenticeships

As National Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March) comes to a close, Recruiter brings you more employers bolstering apprenticeship and early career talent numbers.

Emerging talent 8 March 2019

Firms jump on board National Apprenticeship Week

To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March), a number of UK employers have already announced they are bolstering apprenticeship numbers.

Emerging talent 4 March 2019

Investing in our young will create a better workplace

In the third article on the future of the workplace, Lenna Thompson, associate director for Broster Buchanan Talent Solutions, says investing in future generations of employees is crucial for the future.

Emerging talent 18 February 2019

Manchester Airport holds open day to fill over 1,000 new roles

Manchester Airport has launched a recruitment drive to fill 1,000 new roles.

Rolls-Royce seeks apprentices for engineering careers

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is recruiting for a record number of places on its apprenticeship programme.

In-house recruitment 13 February 2019

Openreach recruits 3,000 apprentice engineers to aid broadband expansion

Openreach is to hire 3,000 new trainees – of which around 1,600 are newly created roles – over the next 12 months.

In-house recruitment 29 January 2019

Code Nation gives lessons in coding and cyber skills to unemployed

Around 500 unemployed benefit claimants are being given the chance to begin a career in tech.

Technology 28 January 2019

Boxer offers knock-out training opportunities on flooring company scheme

A Hull boxer is collaborating with flooring installation company Vuba to give jobseekers 10 free places on the Yorkshire company’s training course.

In-house recruitment 21 January 2019

FINANCIALS: Staffline expects revenue to rise

Recruitment and training group Staffline has seen revenues increase and is trading in line with expectations for the year to 31 December 2018.

Financials 8 January 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 2-4 JANUARY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Key Capital Partners, Siamo Group

Talent shortage: do we need to go back to basics?

In the second article on the future of the workplace, Lenna Thompson, associate director for Broster Buchanan Talent Solutions, looks at how firms are nurturing a workforce fit for the future.

Technology, In-house recruitment 21 November 2018

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”.

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

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).

Your recruitment business 5 October 2018

REC takes to the floor at Tory Party conference

The REC has been reporting back from all the major party conferences. Finally, we have the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.

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