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.

FINANCIALS: Staffline trades in line with market expectations

Staffline is trading in line with expectations, according to a statement by the recruitment and employability organisation.

Financials 17 May 2018

Fun in the sun opportunities with Club Med’s apprenticeships

Do you want to increase your chances of working in this warm weather for way longer than a short heatwave?

APPOINTMENTS: 23-27 APRIL 2018

This week’s appointments include: AMS, APSCo, Audeliss, Endorsed, Frontline Recruitment, Goodman Masson, Macildowie, Oakwell Hampton, RED Commerce

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Acorn, Activate Business School, Grant Thornton, MERJE, Miramar Global, MRG

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-13 APRIL 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Abacus Professional Recruitment, Immersive Labs, Optionis

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-6 APRIL 2018

This week’s contracts & deals include: Amrop, Brazen, Havas People, JVP Group, Katon Direct, Miramar Global, Redthread, Woodburn Mann

Jobseekers get a shot at a new role with YoungCapital

A recruitment agency in the Netherlands has hit upon a rather unusual approach to get candidates to relax at interview – by offering them a joint or shot of alcohol.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 26-29 MARCH 2018

This week’s launches include: Acas, Harvey Nash, ProClinical, Remedium Partners

Supplier, Temporary workforce 27 March 2018

Are you an emailer from hell?

Are you guilty of sending candidates vague or shouty emails using exclamation marks, or with profound quotes?

26 March 2018
We know that our industry is experiencing financial growth, but the challenge is keeping up with that by attracting and retaining the best recruitment talent.

Apprenticeships and your business

We know that our industry is experiencing financial growth, but the challenge is keeping up with that by attracting and retaining the best recruitment talent. 
 

22 March 2018
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Chancellor’s promise of £80m for apprentices given mixed reception

The Chancellor Philip Hammond’s announcement of a £80m boost to apprenticeships has been given a mixed reception by recruiters, with one telling Recruiter that more money was not the answer.

Choose your apprenticeship provider carefully, says Recruiter Awards winner

Choosing an apprentice provider you can trust and build a relationship with is a key aspect of a successful apprenticeship programme.

Emerging talent 9 March 2018

Lookers gets revved up to take on new apprentices

National motor retailer Lookers has added 160 new apprentice positions.

Be wary of NMW when going down the internship route, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been urged to exercise caution when offering unpaid internships or risk reputational damage and falling foul of National Minimum Wage rules.

Legislation/Regulation 6 March 2018

MAEL doubles apprenticeship intake for 2018

Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) is doubling its apprentice intake in 2018.

Emerging talent 6 March 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 MARCH 2018

This week’s launches include: Airswift, Appointments Personnel, Erecruit, Gleeson Recruitment Group, Head Resourcing, Prospects, Solvo Vir, Uptree

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