£60m funding as Sunak goes big on apprenticeships

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has unveiled a raft of reforms aimed at increasing apprenticeship numbers and doing away with red tape for small businesses.

DEI, Your business 19 March 2024

Haven’s recruitment drive offers 550+ job opportunities for 2024

Holiday park operator Haven is looking to recruit more than 550 people at its two Blackpool parks, to support an increase in bookings for the year.


This week’s new launches include: Connect Appointments, Eventus Recruitment Group, Granger Reis, Localyze, The Intersection Network

DEI, Your business 4 March 2024

Elevate Talent launches across sports, media and lifestyle sectors

Full-service consulting firm Elevate has announced the launch of Elevate Talent.

Your recruitment business 7 February 2024

Blackpool Pleasure Beach to recruit ‘hundreds’ of jobs

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is gearing up for its 2024 season with a recruitment drive to fill more than 100 job vacancies.

Employment schemes success in North-West and London to start New Year

More than 2,000 people in Greater Manchester have started new jobs and over 220 hospitality businesses in London have attracted new talent in the past year.

New migrant salary thresholds: necessary hardline or financial own goal for UK government?

Newly-proposed government changes to work immigration rules will cause significant difficulties for recruiters and employers, immigration lawyers have warned.

ICP Search announces promotion of Rivas to director

ICP Search, an international executive search organisation, has promoted Amelia Rivas to director.

Your recruitment business 1 December 2023

Recruiters and businesses await the chancellor’s Autumn Statement

The Autumn Statement later today will have financial implications for recruiters and businesses alike.

Legislation/Regulation 22 November 2023

Janeace (Jay-T) Thompson promoted to director of talent at PRS for Music

Music collective management organisation PRS for Music has announced that Janeace (Jay-T) Thompson (pictured) has been promoted to director of talent, culture and experience.

DEI, Your business 8 November 2023


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Eolas, Fruition IT, Fruition Consulting, Pertemps Network Group


This week’s new launches include: Cloud Assess, Nash Squared, Reed, RFS Evolve, Stockport Council, The City Recruiter, Travelodge, WorkFolk, YunoJuno

Supplier, Your business 6 November 2023

Company insolvencies hit highest levels since global financial crisis

Company insolvencies in England and Wales in the second and third quarters of 2023 have hit their highest since the global financial crisis in 2009, the Insolvency Service (IS) has revealed.

Hospitality duo join forces to find hospitality talent

Two veteran hospitality directors have launched a recruitment business to bring a global pool of fully vetted talent into UK hospitality businesses.

Your recruitment business 31 October 2023

Indeed’s refugee careers fair brings employers to great jobseekers

Nearly a thousand refugees and dozens of employers attended a job fair in Kennington, South London last week [11 October], at the Kia Oval cricket ground.

DEI, ESG 17 October 2023

Travelodge plans to create 9,000 jobs across the UK

Travelodge, which operates nearly 600 hotels across the UK, Ireland and Spain, has entered a sublet agreement with Popeyes Louisiana Chicken.

Your business 10 October 2023

Dutch freelancer start-up expands UK operations to Manchester

Dutch freelance staffing platform YoungOnes is expanding its UK operations into a second city – Manchester – after first launching in London in 2021.


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Dobbies, Workforce Training Services

Supplier, Your business 28 September 2023

Employing people with additional needs must be part of the workforce, not CSR tick box

Businesses across Scotland have been challenged to change their approach to training and hiring people with conditions such as Down’s Syndrome and autism.

DEI, ESG 18 September 2023

Social mobility charity helps disadvantaged youth break work barriers

We introduce our Charity of the Year, LTSB.

New funding aims to create 300+ jobs for retailer Pet Family

A pet care retailer headquartered in West Sussex has secured an eight-figure funding package from HSBC UK, creating up to 320 jobs nationwide.

Your business 21 August 2023

Fines to treble for rogue employers hiring illegal workers

Employers will face newly trebled fines of up to £60k for each worker they hire illegally under “the biggest shake-up since 2014” on penalties imposed on rogue employers and landlords.

Legislation/Regulation 7 August 2023


This week’s new contracts & deals include: CJPI, Life Science People


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Forsyth Barnes

Molson Coors turns to Arctic Shores to diversify talent pool

Jobseekers will no longer be asked to provide a CV when applying for certain roles at the brewer of major beer brands.

ESG, Supplier 21 July 2023