Commercial & office support

Collaborate to battle labour shortages and ‘pingdemics’ say recruiters

UK worker shortages and ongoing Covid-19 crises are calling for more collaboration so that various sectors can bounce back.

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 JULY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, MM Search, Oakleaf Partnership

APPOINTMENTS: 21-25 JUNE 2021

This week’s appointments include: Oyster Partnership, Resource Solutions

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 21-25 JUNE 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Beamery, Major Recruitment, The Access Group

CPL Resources promotes Conn as Heraty joins Outsourcing board

Ireland-based global provider of talent and workforce solutions CPL Resources has appointed group CFO Lorna Conn (pictured) to deputy CEO.

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: develop, Forsyth Barnes, Heidrick & Struggles, ManpowerGroup, Oakleaf Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Premier Group Recruitment, Sixty Eight People, Venatu Recruitment Group

SSGC launches WLTS to deliver ex-service personnel to businesses

Specialist security guard provider SSGC has launched a new initiative to deliver temporary labour and recruitment services to businesses.

APPOINTMENTS: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, GHD, Oakleaf Partnership, Service Care Solutions

APPOINTMENTS: 1-5 MARCH 2021

This week’s appointments include: Beelivery, Remedium

Opinion: office spaces will evolve into cultural hubs

A glut of articles and thought pieces have emerged on the death of the office, rejoicing in the huge saving that can be made by cutting real estate overheads. Yet thought pieces predicting the death of the office conceive of an office space one-dimensionally: as a neutral space for the completion of labour. 

Analysis 16 June 2020

Demand for 30,000 financial services call handlers expected

Up to 30,000 additional customer support staff could be needed by banks, insurers and credit card firms to help the public deal with financial issues in the wake of Covid-19, according to the founder of contingent recruitment firm Momenta Group.

Green light at last for army of contact tracers

The recruitment drive for what government has called “an army of contact tracers” is apparently on.

Temporary workforce 19 May 2020

Conditions deteriorate sharply, says latest REC jobs report

As businesses put their recruitment plans on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the latest ‘Report on Jobs’ pointed to a sharp deterioration in conditions across the UK jobs market.

Tech firm plans to create home-based contact centre jobs in the UK

A US-based global customer experience tech firm has announced plans to create thousands of new remote jobs across the UK, a business news wire reports.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 27 APRIL-1 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Pineapple Recruitment, Zoho Corporation

Supplier, Technology 29 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 14-17 APRIL 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Attrax, Candidate.ID, Central England Co-operative, Cross Country Healthcare, Frontline Recruitment, RoboRecruiter

Supplier, Technology 14 April 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL

This week’s appointments include: Two Rivers Recruitment

Homeworking specialist Sensée creates 1,000 new roles

Sensée is creating 500 new permanent and 500 new temporary positions in a bid to meet the growing demand from its clients for work-at-home staff.

Surge as jobseekers search for key worker roles

Job searches for key worker roles in the driving, retail and hospitality sectors have surged, according to data from job board CV-Library.

Silver linings on the coronavirus cloud

Amidst the havoc being wreaked on the economy by the coronavirus pandemic, there are snippets of good news.

Starling Bank looks for 400 staff for new hub in Wales

Digital bank Starling is to create 400 new roles at a new office in Cardiff.

Virgin Media looks to recruit more in-house engineers

Virgin Media is to increase its directly employed engineer workforce by more than 700, taking its total number to 1,800.

Security firm Verisure to create 1,000 jobs in North-East

A global security firm is creating 1,000 new jobs on North Tyneside.

In-house recruitment 26 February 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 24-28 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Cornerstone OnDemand, Frontline Recruitment, Gi Group, Saba

Supplier, Technology 25 February 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 17-21 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: Acre, Camino Partners, Create Central, Hortor, Stanton House, Vantage Consulting, West Midlands Combined Authority

Your recruitment business 17 February 2020
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