Hospitality/Leisure

More good news on the hospitality, marketing and B2B sectors

Renowned chef and restaurateur Marco Pierre White is looking to fill 80 full and part-time roles as he opens a new restaurant London’s West End.

Hospitality businesses more difficult to fill, as ONS highlights recruiting crisis

The Office of National Statistics reports that as the UK wrestles with a recruiting crisis across the country, hospitality businesses are most likely to be struggling to fill roles.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 AUGUST 2021

This week’s new launches include: Reliance Talent Acquisition, YouthMobilityJobs

Telecoms, renewables, retail, property sectors on recruitment drives

A number of firms in sectors including telecoms, renewable energy, manufacturing and hospitality have announced recruitment drives throughout the UK.

Hospitality vacancies increase more than 340% this year

Vacancies being advertised for hospitality workers have increased by 342% as employers rush to rebuild their teams for reopening, sector job site Caterer.com reports.

BT and Hotel Chocolat launch recruitment drives

Telecoms giant BT is recruiting for 350 new roles following a multi-million pound revamp of its South Yorkshire base in Doncaster.

Recruitment drive for Birmingham 2022 continues at sports festival

With over 500 roles filled so far, and another 650 positions still to be recruited for over the next year, the 12-month countdown to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has begun.

Greggs dishes up 500 new jobs

High-street bakery chain Greggs plans 100 net store openings this year, creating around 500 new jobs in the coming months.

Jobs recruiters should be aware of in the future

Recruiters should be on the lookout for the next specialist job sector, says Jellyfish Training.

Ryanair soars with cabin crew recruitment drive

No-frills airline Ryanair has announced a major recruitment drive for cabin crew for its UK bases, as the carrier recovers and rebuilds from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Global exec search firm SRI acquires Marquee Search

Global executive search and consulting firm SRI has acquired Marquee Search, an executive search firm operating in the sport sector.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26-30 JULY 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Bishopsgate Financial, CubeMatch, eQuality Solutions Group, Permanent & Locum Hire, WaveTrackR, Xpress Recruitment

Investing in ED&I for recruitment firms – it’s not just for the box ticking

I’m humbled to be able to write about a topic that is near and dear to my heart – diversity & inclusion.

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.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 JULY 2021

This week’s new launches include: Budweiser Brewing Group, Fuze

Redwigwam scoops contract to provide 10,000 flexible workers

As demand surges for flexible workers across the UK, Liverpool-headquartered Redwigwam has won a contract to provide 10,000 temporary staff.

REC appoints Allen-Horton and Monye as D&I ambassadors

Scarlett Allen-Horton, director of global energy and engineering executive search firm Harper Fox Partners, has been appointed as one of two diversity & inclusion ambassadors by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Diversity/Inclusion 29 June 2021

Lidl, McDonald's and AFC Energy create new jobs in the UK

Lidl plans to open 50 new stores this year, creating 2,000 new jobs in the process. Also adding jobs in the thousands in the UK and Ireland is fast food giant McDonald’s, which will add 20,000 jobs this year.

REC reports record job adverts postings since Covid pandemic

A total of 1.63 million active job adverts were posted in the UK in the first week of June.

Restaurant turns to staff recommendations to help fill hospitality vacancies

Hospitality workers at restaurant group Hawksmoor who recommend friends for jobs could get bonuses of up to £2k.

Your business 24 May 2021

South-West hospitality struggles to meet demand with lack of applicants

A Bridport visitor attraction says it is suffering from a lack of job applicants as it approaches its busiest time of the year.

Addison Lee drivers are workers says Court of Appeal

In the latest victory for gig economy workers, the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by hired driving company Addison Lee.

Cheers! Here comes the best job in the world – probably

If you could visit all your local pubs, test them out and say which ones are the best – AND get paid for it – you would probably say we were winding you up.

22 April 2021

Gi Group opens Birmingham branch to help Midlands expansion

Specialist recruiter Gi Group UK has opened a flagship branch in Birmingham to spearhead its Midlands operations as it continues to expand its presence, the company has announced.

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

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