Education

ANALYSIS: Adaptability and relationship management key to sector recovery

The UK recruitment industry has been enjoying a period of growth since 2008’s financial crisis, growing at an average of around 6% per year.

11 August 2020

Normal service is temporarily suspended

Government schemes to prevent wholescale redundancies have been well received – not by all of the contingent workforce, however. Colin Cottell looks at the situation, especially for those in the public sector

REC urges government to ensure schools follow guidance about supply staff

Education establishments need encouragement to follow Cabinet Office guidance to financially support supply teachers.

FCSA joins with teachers’ union to get clarification on supply teachers

The Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA) and the Teachers’ Union (NASUWT) have asked the government to clarify its position regarding supply teachers.

Temporary workforce 4 May 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 4-8 MAY 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: CD Recruitment, Connektd, HECSU Prospects, Jisc, Mazuma, Resume-Library, Sales Confidence, Wagestream

Schools wrongly make recruiters ‘banker’ for furloughed supply teachers

Recruiters are being asked to “basically act as a bank for the public sector”, according to the Association of Professional Staffing Companies.

Temporary workforce 22 April 2020

Dept for Education scheme helps redundant recruiters move into teaching

The Department for Education has launched a scheme supporting employers who wish to help staff faced with redundancy move into teaching.

In-house recruitment 1 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Alison, Caterer.com, CV-Library, EVA.ai, Primary Care Recruitment, Sigmar Recruitment, Social Republic, Strallen

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 MARCH 2020

This week’s launches include: AnyTask, Faxi, Hastee, HR Heads, Hinterview, Senploy, Sigmar Recruitment, Social Talent, Wagestream

Supplier, Temporary workforce 23 March 2020

ONS figures show recruitment contributed to services sector growth

The recruitment sector helped contribute to a 9.3% annual increase in services sector turnover, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 SEPTEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Beamery, Hela Job, SmashFly Technologies, Storm2, Taylor Root, Teachright

Supplier, Temporary workforce 9 September 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-13 SEPTEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Brightwork, CV-Library, Driver Hire, Fedcap Employment, JobDiva, JobTeaser, Norman Broadbent Group, Sonovate

Supplier, Diversity/Inclusion 9 September 2019

Spending review fails to allay IR35 and Brexit worries

The Chancellor’s spending review has done nothing to alleviate concerns about the impact of the impending IR35 off-payroll extension into the private sector or whether the UK has the right skills strategy in place to thrive post-Brexit, according to recruitment and staffing organisations.

5 September 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 2-6 SEPTEMBER 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Arctic Shores, Beringea, Carlyle Group, Cross Country Healthcare, Norman Broadbent, Einstein Recruitment, HireVue, Inter-City Personnel Associates, Movement to Work, NPAworldwide, PK Education, Stoke, TLV Partners, YHA

Technology, Talent management 2 September 2019

Recruitment entrepreneur Ryemill helps school and students on TV show

A Channel 4 series shown last night starred Opus Talent Solutions founder Darren Ryemill as he went undercover in a boys’ school.

30 August 2019

IRP September 2019: Workplace culture

Caroline Cafferty, operations director at Justteachers, on workplace culture

Your recruitment business 14 August 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 AUGUST 2019

This week’s launches include: C4S Search, CareNow, Challenge-trg Group, Cross Country Locums, Exam Results Helpline, Investigo Consulting Solutions, NonStop Recruitment, QA, Qdos, Quanta Consultancy Services, rhi

APPOINTMENTS: 5-9 AUGUST 2019

This week’s appointments include: BWD, Eames Consulting Group, HRC Recruitment, Macildowie, Optionis Group, Pedersen & Partners, Protocol, SThree

Stafflex’s Agnes is the office buddy we all need

To mark World Friendship Day this week, Recruiter is featuring man’s (and woman’s) best friend.

2 August 2019

FINANCIALS: Impellam restructures and posts increase in profits

Impellam Group has posted a marginal increase in gross profit year-on-year in a period in which the multi-sector recruiter moved to a new structure.

Financials 30 July 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 22-26 JULY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: 10x Psychology, CV-Library, Frontline Recruitment, Hays Education, Pocket Recruiter, Woodrow Mercer, YSC

Supplier 22 July 2019

Full Strength campaign calls for reforms to overseas workers regulations

Recruitment organisations are among a coalition of bodies that have joined together in a campaign aimed at the next prime minister to avoid a skills disaster.

Legislation/Regulation 17 July 2019

Reed warns of impending recession following jobs fall

The UK is heading for recession, warns James Reed (pictured), chairman of recruitment giant REED.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 JULY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Baxter Neumann, Flexy Corporation, Hireserve, Hortor, HR GO, Impellam Group, Morson, novacare, Profiles Creative, Red Berry Recruitment, River Partnership, Stratagem Global Recruitment

Viewpoint: Move faster or lag behind

UK's education system must change in line with Industry 4.0.

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