Industrial/Manufacturing

NHSI adds ‘break glass’ clause to ensure safe staffing within health service

NHS Improvement has added a “break glass” clause to ensure safe staffing within NHS trusts.

Legislation/Regulation 14 June 2019

Recruitment agency loses appeal to get its licence back

A recruitment agency has lost its appeal against having its licence refused after a judge said workers at the agency were left open to potential exploitation.

Legislation/Regulation 14 June 2019

UK robotics manufacturer offers try before you buy ‘cobot’

A UK manufacturer is offering firms the chance to hire a robot co-worker for under £30 a day.

13 June 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 JUNE 2019

This week’s launches include: Cordant People, SaveTrees

Supplier, Technology 11 June 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 JUNE 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Catapult, Consilium Recruit, Cross Country, DaXtra, Dynistics, Frontline Recruitment, Job.com, Resume-Library, SmartRecruiters, The People Factor, TritonExec

Over 1,000 jobs to be created in the Humber region

North Lincolnshire’s manufacturing sector is be boosted to the tune of 1,200 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 7 June 2019

Recruiters on board to bring in the UK harvest

Recruiters are stepping up to help clients fill agricultural talent shortages.

Nuclear engineering firm on recruitment drive in UK

One of the world’s largest nuclear engineering companies has launched a recruitment drive to fill 400 roles in the UK.

In-house recruitment 3 June 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 3-7 JUNE 2019

This week’s appointments include: Autoglass, Bullhorn, Carmichael Fisher, Heidrick & Struggles, National Locums, Net Talent, Talent Works International, TrueBlue

Two fined for acting as unlicensed gangmasters in the North-West

Two men found to have been running a recruitment agency in the North-West of England have been fined for acting as unlicensed gangmasters.

End of downward trend in confidence due to Brexit extension, says JobsOutlook

The extension to the UK’s Brexit date to this autumn has caused a marginal increase in confidence in the economy, says the latest JobsOutlook.

Recruiters upbeat on British Steel workers’ prospects

Recruiters are reasonably confident on the job prospects of workers whose jobs are potentially under threat by British Steel entering liquidation.

Recruiter Awards 2019: Ethical treatment, expert training

Developing experts from within that can recruit the VHR way helped the agency win in two categories at this year’s Awards. Graham Simons investigates.
 

Recruiter Awards 23 May 2019

Recruiter Awards 2019: Digging in for success

Recruitment is everyone’s responsibility, winning construction equipment manufacturer JCB’s recruitment business partner told Colin Cottell
 

Recruiter Awards 23 May 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 20-24 MAY 2019

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Bullhorn, Europa Worldwide Group, GatenbySanderson, The AA, Xpertise Recruitment

Supplier, Technology 20 May 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 20-24 MAY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Beaumont Bailey Executive Search, Cornerstone OnDemand, JobAdder, M65Jobsearch, Perpetual Partnerships, Recruitment Entrepreneur, Russell Taylor, Spider, Templeton and Partners, The Curve Group, Wagestream

Concilium Search gets funding from Lloyds Bank to expand internationally

Life sciences recruitment firm Concilium Search has secured a seven-figure funding package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to expand its international footprint and help double turnover over the next year.

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 MAY 2019

This week’s appointments include: Carmichael Fisher, Cranford Group, Eames Consulting, Frontline Recruitment, Nigel Wright Group, Pure

Man stopped from providing workers to food processing factory

A man has been prevented from supplying workers without a licence following investigations by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) in Devon.

Fish producer heralds new dawn for work placements

One of the UK’s largest producers of fish and seafood has taken on all of the young people supplied to it in the past year by a work-placement charity.

FINANCIALS: Kelly Services sees marginal rise in revenue

Recruitment giant Kelly Services has posted a marginal increase in revenue, according to results for Q1 2019.

Financials 7 May 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 7-10 MAY 2019

This week’s appointments include: Armstrong Craven, Big Cloud, introPROTECT, Jackson Hogg, Pedersen & Partners, TSR Legal

Supplier, Technology 7 May 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 7-10 MAY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Approach Personnel, Capita, Elizabeth Michael Associates, HR GO Recruitment, iCIMS, Key Skills Education, Resume-Library, TempaGoGo

FINANCIALS: US recruiter TrueBlue reports dip in revenue

US blue collar recruiter TrueBlue has reported a slight decrease in revenue for Q1 2019.

Financials, Technology 30 April 2019

Employers turn to temps as Brexit uncertainty rises

Pessimism about the economic prospects for the UK economy has led to a dramatic increase in the number of employers turning to temporary agency labour.

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