Apprentices/Grads/School leavers

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.

Apprenticeship Levy reforms don’t go far enough, says Randstad’s Bull

The CEO of recruitment giant Randstad in the UK & Ireland has called the Apprenticeship Levy “flawed, unfair, ineffective and an unjustifiable tax”.

APPOINTMENTS: 1-5 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: CIPHR, FCSA, Pedersen & Partners, Rota, Supertemps, Talent International, Vargo Recruitment, Working Links, Xpertise Recruitment

Supplier, Technology 1 October 2018

REC reports back from the Labour Party Conference

The REC is reporting back from all the major party conferences, and next up is the Labour Party in Brighton.

Temporary workforce 27 September 2018

HMRC prioritises recruitment sector in NMW crackdown

Recruitment has been one of the sectors prioritised by HM Revenue & Customs in a crackdown to enforce National Minimum Wage (NMW) rules.

The REC reports back from the Lib Dem conference

The REC will be on the ground at all the major party conferences, but first up is the Liberal Democrats in Brighton.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 17-21 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: BP, Charlton Morris, Darcy Associates, Zinc

Supplier, In-house recruitment 17 September 2018

JOB TODAY hiring app gets funding to help reach UK jobseekers

JOB TODAY has secured $16m (£12.2m) in additional funding, which the company says will help it expand operations across the UK.

Technology 12 September 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Amrop, Apex Recruitment, BBR Services, Green Park, Matrix Interim, Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council, Phaidon International, Rare Recruitment, Solace in Business, Star Placement, WhiteHat

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Boston College, E1EW, GetaGraduateJob.com, GLAA, Graduate Fasttrack, PGC, Recruit Venture Group

Technology 10 September 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 28-31 AUGUST 2018

This week’s launches include: Advance TRS, Cognisess, Côte Restaurants, EMBS, Mbryonic, VERCIDA

Recruitment: a great career choice, whatever your results, says Raw Talent’s McQueen

Recruitment represents a rewarding career choice for school leavers that can demonstrate the right attitude, personality and behaviour, according to former Apprentice winner and CEO of Raw Talent Academy Lee McQueen.

Emerging talent 16 August 2018

FINANCIALS: Capita sees profit and revenue fall

Business outsourcing provider Capita has seen underlying revenue fall 4% year-on-year, according to results for H1 2018.

Financials 1 August 2018

Recruiters back government move to push holiday jobs for young people

Recruiters have backed the work and pensions secretary’s move to place 20,000 summer jobs on to the government’s Find a Job website to arrest the decline of teens taking holiday jobs.

Temporary workforce 27 July 2018

ITN to interview at least one BAME candidate for all roles

ITN is the latest media organisation to ensure interview shortlists have at least one BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) candidate.

Diversity/Inclusion 20 July 2018

Employability: A sporting chance

How Street Elite is recruiting young people off the streets for work via the lure of sport.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 JULY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Arch Apprentices, Hays, IPSE, Route1 International, Staffline, TeacherActive, Tile Hill Interim Management

Back to school for the future of the Workplace

Lenna Thompson, associate director for Broster Buchanan Talent Solutions, explains why the future of the workplace depends on our ability to engage with school children.

Emerging talent 4 July 2018
Angela Middleton and Others

Transforming the prestige of skills

Training and recruitment consultancy MiddletonMurray has called for a radical overhaul of careers advice in its recently launched Limitless Manifesto.

18 June 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 JUNE 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Cordant Group, Cornerstone OnDemand, FCSA, The Curve Group, Workday

Amazon looks to recruit 2,500 this year

As the UK high street closes more stores by the day, Amazon is on a recruitment drive to fill 2,500 permanent roles.

In-house recruitment 7 June 2018

MiddletonMurray’s Limitless Manifesto aims to shake up poor careers advice

Recruiters must contribute towards providing young people with the careers advice essential to tackling UK plc’s productivity problem.

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