Healthcare/Medical

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Caterer.com, Primary Care Recruitment, Social Republic, Strallen

Supported living service Eden Futures creates 40 new roles in Midlands

A UK provider of supported living services is creating more than 40 roles as it launches new accommodation places across Nottingham and Stoke-on-Trent over the next few months.

In-house recruitment 26 March 2020

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.

Medical supplier GI UK Medical launches recruitment drive

A North-Yorkshire medical device supplier has launched a recruitment drive after it secured £650k in funding.

In-house recruitment 24 March 2020

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

Sanctuary Personnel’s James Rook calls for unity to support NHS and care homes

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, a leading health and care recruiter has called on recruiters to work together to support the NHS and care homes.

Recruiters discredit government guidance on NHS avoiding use of agency staff

Two NHS doctors-turned-recruiters have warned it would be “virtually impossible” for NHS Trusts to treat coronavirus cases without using bank or agency staff.

Penny Streeter: Growing ambition

The founder of healthcare recruitment group A24 has taken on one of the largest historic renovation projects in the UK. Vanessa Townsend went to meet her to find out more

Chancellor fails recruitment industry as coronavirus spreads and IR35 reforms hit contractors

The recruitment industry was disheartened at Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s failure to make mention of the extension of IR35 into the private sector in his Budget speech.

Chancellor sees past coronavirus and vows to get Britain building

A massive programme of government investment in infrastructure aimed at fulfilling Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s election promise to level up the country was the main feature of newly appointed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget.

Legislation/Regulation 11 March 2020

Trade bodies call for proper definition of ‘self-employed’ and delay to IR35 extension

Recruitment trade bodies have called on the chancellor to use today’s Budget to legislate for a proper definition of the self-employed and delay the roll-out of the extension of IR35 rules into the private sector.

Coronavirus hits hospitality sector as healthcare recruiters gear up

Recruiters in the hospitality sector are reeling from the cancellation of events across the country as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

10 March 2020

FINANCIALS: Reports from Capita, Cross Country Healthcare and PageGroup

Capita, Cross Country Healthcare and PageGroup have experienced mixed fortunes in a bumper day for results in the recruitment sector.

JobsOutlook shows businesses have renewed confidence

New data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) shows that businesses have become more confident in their ability to hire new staff.

Call for nurses in new Northamptonshire health centre

A new health centre in Brackley has launched a recruitment drive for nurses ahead of its opening this summer.

In-house recruitment 25 February 2020

Hirers worry about recruiting low-points workers under new immigration system

More than half of hirers have raised concerns about the new points-based immigration system adversely affecting their ability to recruit workers who don’t gain enough points.

Legislation/Regulation 21 February 2020

Recruiters must get to grips with new immigration system

Recruiters have been urged to familiarise themselves with government’s new immigration points-based system to help clients navigate the talent sourcing challenges that lie ahead.

Fraudulent professional applications highest in healthcare

The highest number of fraudulent professional document verification applications has been for allied health professionals and nurses.

More firms announce new apprenticeships

As National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February) draws to a close, Recruiter brings readers more UK employers making apprenticeship announcements.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: 1st Step Solutions, OCC Computer Personnel, On-Site London, Salt Recruitment Group, Weviewed

Supplier 3 February 2020

Snobbery around class not a barrier in recruitment industry

While class snobbery can prove a barrier to candidates securing the right job, the good news is it appears the same cannot be said about the recruitment sector.

Diversity/Inclusion 30 January 2020

JobsOutlook shows hiring sentiment is recovering

Hiring sentiment following December’s decisive general election is recovering, according to the latest ‘JobsOutlook’ report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

CV lie lands NHS manager with suspended sentence

A senior NHS hospital manager, who managed to land a job by lying about having a degree, has been sentenced to two years’ imprisonment, suspended for two years, for fraud against the NHS.

Your recruitment business 27 January 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 27-31 JANUARY 2020

This week’s appointments include: ActiveQuote, CICM, Dentsply Sirona, Eames Consulting Group, Fircroft, Ignata, Intelligent Resource, JCW Group, Sanderson, Sellick Partnership

 

Supplier, Technology 27 January 2020

Companies create jobs in North Wales and Greater London

A Deeside frozen food manufacturer is to create 40 new jobs and a medical care manufacturer has created 27 new roles in South-East London.

In-house recruitment 20 January 2020
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