Hospitality/Leisure

Chancellor hand-outs to stimulate jobs and economy

Vouchers for meals out, a 15% VAT cut on hospitality and tourism offerings, and a £1k bonus to employers who bring back furloughed employees were among the initiatives revealed today by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

Parkdean Resorts looks to recruit 1,500 for predicted UK holiday boom

UK holiday chain Parkdean Resorts has created 1,500 jobs as it predicts a fully booked summer, according to online news service Bdaily.

Action needed to avert labour market crisis, says report

With unemployment widely expected to rise over the coming months as the government furlough scheme is withdrawn, a new report has called on the government to take a two-pronged approach to avert a labour market crisis.

Hays Travel plans recruitment drive lift-off

A spike in holiday bookings has sparked a recruitment drive for one travel agency.

PM serves up good news for hospitality recruitment

The reopening of England’s restaurants and pubs from 4 July has been hailed as “brilliant” by one hospitality recruiter. 

SPE Resourcing supplies interims to support hospitality and retail firms reopen

From today (1 June), SPE Resourcing is supplying interim candidates to support businesses in the hospitality and retail sectors.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 1-5 JUNE 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Acorn Rail, Wagestream

Supplier, Your business 1 June 2020

The Big Story: Creating a legacy

Strategic recruitment manager Kesh Ladwa needs to find 1,200 people for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Change is inevitable to continue - even in hospitality recruitment

Michelle Mellor, CEO of hospitality recruiter CJUK, assesses the current situation for the recruitment sector – and hospitality in particular.

New Leeds motorway service station on recruitment drive

A motorway service venue is set to create 300 jobs in Leeds this spring.

Sleep on the job at Hillarys and get paid for it

Home interiors specialists Hillarys is recruiting for a new sleep executive as part of a planned experiment that looks into the effect of light and sound on sleep quality.

9 March 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-13 MARCH 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn Recruitment, Acorn HR, APSCo, DMA Recruitment, GradTouch, Lorien, Memset, Meridian Business Support, Rota, SRS, Synaco, Ten Live Group

Supplier, Technology 9 March 2020

Report on Jobs signals rise in perm placements, fall in temp billings

The latest KPMG and Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’ survey signalled a stronger rise in permanent placements during February.

Haven holiday firm on recruitment drive

Haven is seeking to fill 7,000 jobs as part of its 2020 recruitment drive.

Travelodge recruits 4,000 housekeeping roles this year

Travelodge has announced plans to recruit 4,000 housekeeping roles throughout 2020.
 

NEW TO THE MARKET: 2-6 MARCH 2020

This week’s launches include: Aligra, ApTask, Clarus Education, DC Personnel, Force24, Mitchells & Butlers, Norman Broadbent, Recruiter24

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

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.

Monzo and Johnnie Walker look to recruit hundreds of new staff

Monzo is to relaunch its paid-for accounts and is seeking to grow its headcount by 500.

In-house recruitment 17 February 2020

Upstart: Aspire to employment equality in the gym

Colin Cottell looks at the firm getting more people with disabilities working as instructors.

Etihad Airways on recruitment drive for cabin crew

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is hosting a recruitment day in Manchester in search of cabin crew.

In-house recruitment 11 February 2020

Recruitment drive for Buff Boyz in the London area

York-based buff butler service Buff Boyz has launched a recruitment drive for “fit, fun and friendly” men from around Greater London.

10 February 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: Avocet Staffing, Caselton Clark, Connect Appointments, Electroneum AnyTask, Gen Z Insight, ISV.online

Supplier, Temporary workforce 10 February 2020

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.

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